It is rare to see a collaboration between two divergent styles blend so well, but the seven eye brogue boot by Beams and Dr. Martens knocked this design out of the park. The subtle integration of classic wing-tip attributes, placed ever so precisely on the self-proclaimed boot of punk rock, has completely changed the presentation and functionality of this boot. Whether you decide to add these ox-blood hued brogue’s to your winter suiting wardrobe, or dress them down on the weekend, your feet are sure to be kept warm, dry, and impeccably well dressed.
Known for superb skateboarding shoes, Airwalk branches out with a variety of new footwear. Releasing a series of stylish Desert Boots with an iconic thick shark sole, which is sewn directly onto the uppers. This shoe separates itself from normal boots with high quality leather uppers that overtime will form to the foot wearing them. You’ll truly get to enjoy a one of kind boot after it conforms perfectly to your feet. With an overall sleek design, the Airwalk logo is embossed on the outer ankle, completing this very polished boot.
Available on mita sneakers online.
All other involved in the bevvy of anniversary collaborations this season must feel pretty silly now that Bally Midal & Birbur Boots have teamed up for a 160th anniversary edition boot. It’s a beautiful rendition with stunning handcrafted brogue details. The boot is available in Bally shops worldwide now.
PF Flyer’s have released their newest boot for the Fall/Winter season. This foot-wear has the very best features of a classic duck boot. The elements won’t slow you down with its durable leather upper and duck-foot stitching with a sturdy vulcanized rubber lugged sole. Available in gray or black with contrasting insets, combined with distinctive hook hardware that makes for one sleek, innovative design.
Look for your green patch online. Retails for $119.00 USD.
Merrell and Colette have come together to re-release an original 1981 Wilderness boot. This blue wonder is going to be an extremely rare purchase, with only 30 pairs being produced. Made with black leather, now with the Colette’s trademark blue colouring in the soles, laces and stitching.
Check them out before you’re left waiting for another release. Retail price for Wilderness boots are $280.
I think second only to a classic cap-toe oxford this year, as the must have formal footwear, is a lace up half boot. Although a staple of the dress shoe world, it seems that only since trousers have gotten more tapered has the power of the dressy chukka really been felt.
These recent ‘Mercer Heritage’ chukkas from the rock n roll approved, John Vervatos ensure the transition from shoe to boot won’t be too scary for you. Things are kept simple, simple with its four panels of grained leather and a thin rubber sole. With two raw eyelets, and a striking brown lining, there is so much these boots can accomplish. Put them to the test. Available at Barney’s.
Hixsept has teamed up with Paraboot on this beautiful ‘Vercors’ boot for Fall/Winter 2011. Featuring a nice combination of maroon leather accenting a largely black colorway. Minimally branded, the boot features a simple, unadorned blue trim tag to let admirers know that these are the real deal.
Known for their heavy construction equipment, CAT has been also releasing work oriented streetwear, for several years now. In this latest venture, CAT joins up with French taste makers, Black Rainbow on these tactical looking mids.
In a chukka motif, the shoes are detailed with camouflage at the heels and striped with CAT’s signature yellow. Topped with raw work boot laces, the only things these babies don’t have, are steel toes. Available Fall 2011.
Straight out of the highlands, come these fur infused boots fro Opening Ceremony. Although we’ve seen a lot of shearling lined boots coming out this fall, these are one of the first contemporary shots, at a raw fur upper.
Bolstered by soft leather and a hand stitching, the crepe soled Breannan2 Taupe boot is something to behold. Available now.
One for the dandy, outdoorsy set. Diemme has delivered another smash hit with these amazing brogue stamped hikers. Both styles get their due cred on this hybrid boot.
Rich wingtip detailing place these in a bit more of a rugged urban environment rather than on the peeks of K2. Nevertheless, these are hand made in Italy, with premium rigid leather and heavy duty stitching. Completed with a traditional Vibram sole, the ‘New Tirol Wing’ Boot will happily tackle any city streets and then some. Available online.