The Maine Guide boot has been an iconic Yuketen design for a number of years. the rugged style is a reproduction of the moccasin boots worn by hunters America’s North East updated with a Vibram ripple sole for added comfort and durability. This lower height Oxford version is made from the same premium leathers used in all Yuketen footwear with a level of finish that does real justice to the incredible materials and craftsmanship used in its manufacture. Available now at End.
Designed by Mark McNairy and made by Sanders & Sanders in Northampton, the New Amsterdam collection is a first class merging of modern styling with heritage. Using the finest materials and incorporating McNairy’s astute eye for detail, this is one of the most anticipated collections of recent years. A clean and simple take on a classic style, the Commando Sole Low Boot is a prime example of the collection’s on top quality construction and expertly executed design. Bench made in Northampton, England, they feature full grain uppers with a subtly contrasting heel panel and a Goodyear welted to a classic British Dainite sole unit. Available now at End.
One of the greatest names in shoemaking, Tricker’s have been handmaking the finest bespoke footwear since 1829 and we’re very pleased to be able to continue working on our highly limited collaboration. Our latest release is a reworking of the Low Leg Logger Boot. The uppers are handmade using the finest Earth Repello Suede with an Acorn Leather Tongue, this shoe is made to last you a lifetime. Available now at End.
Canadian retailer Haven has worked closely with authentic outdoor footwear purveyors Russell Moccasin Co. this season to offer a duo of custom made iterations of their popular Safari PH II boot. Comprised predominately of Elk and suede leathers, the 7″ high hunting boot boasts artisan hand crafting techniques at each stage of production. Preferred by avid hunters and collectors alike, the boot features true moccasin construction with a multi layered water proof vamp- fortified with hand stretched and sewn leather lasts ensuring optimal comfort, durability and longevity. Staying true to it’s hunting heritage, a quiet and slip proof Vibram® 2021 wedge sole is adopted, while durable duck canvas accents, tonal laces, and heel pull tab round out the details. You can pick up a pair of these collaborative boots now at Haven.
Portland’s own Danner has teamed up with their regional neighbor Beckel – a brand revered for their US-made canvas products – to introduce a small collection collection of canvas and leather iterations of Danner’s “Light Boot” silhouette. Offering three men’s versions and one for women, the boots feature premium leather with 10 oz. Beckel canvas contrast quarter panels, DriLex lining and Vibram Gumlite outsoles. Made in Portland, Oregon, the Beckel x Danner Light collection is now available online for $340 USD per pair.
Clearly a nod to the upcoming Sochi 2014 Olympics, Nike gives us a look at the newest “USA” iteration of their LunarTerra Arktos Boot. In this version the boot features a navy exterior with subtle red and white accents and USA emblazoned on the tongue, and the liner also features a navy exterior emblazoned with white and gold stars for a very ‘Captain America’ look. Expect these to drop February 7th at Nike retailers.
Palmer Trading Company has teamed up with Canadian boot maker Viberg on this reissue of their WW2 military “Service Boot”. The boot meets the specs of the original, with the materials being updated to a combination of blue and black Horween Chromexel leathers anchored to a studded red Dainite sole, and brass eyelets. You can pick up a pair of these exclusive “Service Boots” from Palmer Trading Company now.
Japanese footwear brand Sacai has been tapped by Clarks to inject their iconic Desert Boot with some flair: enter the “Brogue Detail” Desert Boot pack. The pack features a relatively untouched Desert Boot in terms of silhouette, with Sacai’s addition coming in the form of a rubberized colored accent either up the ankle or on the toe-box. Fans of the original will appreciate the crepe sole, suede upper and double-eyelet design, which remain unchanged. The sacai for Clarks Brogue Detail Chukka Boots are now available at retailers like Ssense, though we have to say the $530 USD price tag is a lot of cash for what amounts to a splash of color. We’ll let you be the judge.
This new release takes Nike’s sleeper hit, the incredibly popular Roshe Run and gives it a new mid-height silhouette and rugged outdoor aesthetic. This version retains the unbelievably comfortable wedge EVA sole and features a combination of canvas uppers and a unique textured toe box, a hiking inspired lacing system and it is finished with canvas loops at the heel.
As part of Nike’s ‘Silver Speed’ collection comes this Super Bowl Edition of the Lunar Terra Arktos boot. Designed for the worst winter weather, the boot features an all-over silver reworking with moderate black accents to give it some dynamism. The removable inner liner features a reverse coloring with silver serving an accent color against a black base. Look for these boots, along with the rest of he “Silver Speed” collection, at Nike very soon.