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.
Yuketen presents these innovative Made-in-Canada calf high wool boots in green and brown camo print. Featuring a round moccasin stitched toe and leather vamp, these shoes are definitely an attention-getter. You can pick up a pair now at Ssense.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lamborghini
, the luxury car-maker has teamed up with Prada
on a deluxe 'Car Shoe' moccasin collection. Hand made with meticulous attention to detail, the classic profile features a pebbled calf leather upper and a notched, rubber studded outsole for added grip when putting the pedal to the floor. The moccasin is finished with Lamborghini’s iconic 'Bull' logo on the heel tab and 50th anniversary logo on the laces. The collection consists of three different colors – black, red and blue – all reminiscent of classic Lamborghini tones. A limited edition, expect these to arrive at select Prada shops in a few weeks.
Self-professed ‘Style Documentarian’ Mordechai Rubenstein, aka Mr. Mort, has teamed up with Maine shoemaking staple Eastland on this special edition ‘Camp Moccasin’. The highest quality Horween leather is used for both the brown lower and contrasting green upper. Hiking boot laces finish off this outdoors-y but smart look. Expect these to hit retailers in the coming weeks.
Nike attempts to cure your winter blues with a version of their Solarsoft Moccasin in an “Atomic Teal” colorway. Mixing a braided suede upper with hits of dark grey on the heel and lining, the entire look is rounded out with a Solarsoft foam sole that blends nicely with the lighter-than-air look of the sneaker. Expect to see the Nike Solarsoft Moccasin “Atomic Teal” at select retailers in the coming weeks.
A leader in woven sneaker design, Nike has been incorporating the structural component in an increasing number of their offering, most notably this ‘Solarsoft Moccasin’ for Spring 2013. Using a Solarsoft sole combined with a suede entwined upper, the shoe manages to unite function with aesthetic.
Russell Moccasin of Berlin Wisconsin have been making outdoorsmen/women friendly footwear since 1898, you may remember us losing it a little over a pair of navy leather boots a while back. Here we see a collaboration with Nepenthes Japan that also has us smiling, oiled tan leather with some subtle brogue detail, these sturdy ‘Oxford’ shoes are slim and smart enough to wear outside of those hunting trips.
Released under their Genuine Hand Sewn collection is this classic Moccasin from Red Wing. Composed of durable, rugged soles and thick leathers, this Mocassin is sure to age perfectly. Camel Muleskinner leather, crepe sole, rawhide laces and the stitch detailing provide the shoe with classic styling.
Leaders 1354 and Adidas Originals have collaborated and reworked a classic model due this Winter Holiday 2011. The Moccassin Mid Releases has a Native-American aesthetic infused into this OG basketball sneaker. Comes in a dark brown colourway with rich leather uppers that is complimented with a contrasting white sole.
The release is expected to hit stores sometime around December 17.
Maine’s Quoddy claims to make shoes with “guts to last a lifetime.” The mocassin experts, have come through with another stellar pair, in a house slipper style. Quoddy uses Chromepak leather for the basis of the Dawson. The sole is available in either a Chromepak or crepe material. Both of which can be replaced. A leather lacing system surrounds the upper to allow for personal adjustment and comfort.
A quality moc in a traditional style, the hand stitched Dawson is available online.