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The New Classic: DM’s Lite
Dr. Martens has undertaken a project fraught with risks—refreshing their iconic boot—and nailed it. For those of us who are eight-up enthusiasts, some since our teens, the classic boot has often been relegated to cooler days because of its durable...
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Wool Hiker
Like the rest of their offerings, Feit’s Wool Hiker is constructed from a seamless slab of leather that's shaped and assembled by hand. Sturdy and winterized, this boot comes with a high ankle collar and a warm wool lining to keep toes dry and cozy...
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Waterproof Chelsea Boot
Portland-based Bogs got their start making heavy duty boots made for the farm and agriculture industry, but their casual line also packs a punch. This seemingly benign Chelsea boot, for example, is made from 100% waterproof leather, fights odors with...
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8882 Indigo Portage Moc Boot
This season, Minnesota-based Red Wing offers its now-iconic Classic Moc Toe style in a head-turning, limited edition Indigo Portage leather—that only looks better as it fades with wear. A lightweight white crepe sole, triple stitching, Goodyear welt...
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Cole Haan + Mountain Hardwear’s ZerøGrand Lifestyle Collection
As long time fans and supporters of Cole Haan, CH continues to be impressed with their unexpected collaborations and the resulting products. And there was definitely an element of surprise to their latest collection: technical outerwear made with the...
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Hand-Dyed High-Tops
These pit-tanned leather high-tops are entirely unlike your kick-around sneakers. Hand-dyed in a deep ultramarine blue, worked to create a buttery and supple texture (that's still durable) and reinforced with a vegetable-tanned nine ounce heal counter...
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Rubber Ankle Boot
Founded by two former UN Refugee agents, Alice + Whittles takes unprecedented action toward ensuring their products are sustainably and ethically made. Their new line of rubber boots combines the functional minimalism of Swiss design with rubber that...
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Clarks 65th Anniversary Desert Boots
by Caroline Kinneberg Clarks’ original Desert Boots have been appropriated throughout history by a surprisingly diverse range of subcultures. A member of the Clarks family first designed them in 1950, inspired by a pair of boots spotted at a bazaar...
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WeberHodelFeder Shoes
While duos are aplenty in the creative fields, a strong design trio is definitely cause to pull the car over and further investigate. WeberHodelFeder (WHF) might sound like it should be followed by loud "Gesundheit!" but a glance at the label's high...
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Clarks + DOOM: Limited Edition Wallabee
Only a handful of shoe designs can claim a true hip-hop pedigree. The Adidas Superstar (sans laces) owes its street cred to Run-DMC while the '90s East Coast rap scene's affinity for Timberland boots tripled sales over the decade. And British shoemaker...
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Please Paris Shoes
In the sea of shoes that flood the department stores, boutiques and e-shops, it's not often that a debut collection grabs ahold of our complete attention like the one from Please Paris did. The recently launched French brand's statement pieces surprise...
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St. Crispins Day Boot
Handmade in Connecticut with rich 7oz leather from Chicago's celebrated Horween tannery, the St. Crispins Day Boot is a sturdy six inch boot built for roughing it in the woods or a long day in the city. The vegetable-tanned, cognac-hued leather upper...
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Vern Captoe Lace-Up Boot
Los Angeles' master custom shoemaker George Esquivel presents the bespoke Vern Captoe Green Boot: an understated, utilitarian chukka in burnished green leather. The deep emerald hue is an unexpected flourish a sharp eye will catch, on the otherwise...
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Jack Erwin NYC Fitting Room
In the world of men's formal footwear, few brands offer worthwhile options for under a handful of hundreds. NYC-based Jack Erwin hopes to change this. With three collections spanning brogues, loafers, wingtips and boots, the one-year-old brand delivers...
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Three Blacked-out Boots For Fall
With the temperatures dropping and the days getting shorter here in NYC, it's the optimal time to invest in versatile all-weather footwear. Opting for the color that truly does go with everything, we sought out boots in all black that could standup...
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Makers Mondays: The Great Outdoors
As part of Detroit-based manufacturer Shinola's Makers Monday initiative—which encourages purchasing American-made products to help create and keep jobs in the United States—Cool Hunting is highlighting and looking back on our favorite brands that...
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Modern Farmer's Vibrant Muck Boot
The Original Muck Boot Company has been making durable, weather-proof boots since 1999, supplying farmers, gardeners and hunters with an effective footing outdoors. It only makes sense then that they would partner with CH favorite Modern Farmer...
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Cool Hunting Video: Red Wing Shoes
Red Wing Heritage kindly brought us out to Red Wing, Minnesota to see the mecca of handcrafted workwear: the Red Wing Shoes factory. The bustling place is an endless expanse of leather, sewing machines, stitching and hot wax thread and has been...
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Dressing For Rainy Days
It's no longer deniable: autumn is upon us in the north, and it's the start of spring for those in the southern hemisphere. Stay warm and dry during these transitional seasons—and prep for those pesky sudden showers—with new pieces from A/W14 collections...
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Fern Cycling Shoes
Tracey Neuls' Fern boot—designed exclusively for Tokyobike—features a rubber sole perfect for pedaling in, and a precautionary reflective strip down the back keeps cyclists stylishly safe while in transit, on or off the bike.
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Vapen Snowboard Boot
Whether you're lapping the park or searching out powder stashes off piste, the comfy Vapen from Nike and Poler is a medium flex snowboard boot made for a wealth of riding styles. Design details include an ergonomically notched liner for all day comfort...
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Danner Factory Tour
Like many heritage brands, the Portland, Oregon-based boot manufacturer Danner Boots has enjoyed a recent surge in popularity. Danner was founded in 1932 as a manufacturer of top-of-the-line work and logging boots, but when Japanese footwear retailer...
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Clarks Horween Chromexcel
A quintessential piece of every man's wardrobe—or, perhaps should be—Clarks desert boots' history is as storied as the design is simple. While the classic suede offers the most timeless option, the recent introduction of Horween leather makes a...
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Fortune Cookie Baby Booties
As if babies weren't already lovable enough, these tiny fortune cookie slippers from Sushibooties take extreme cuteness to the next level. Handmade from plush fleece, these little booties have no-slip soles and arrive in their own Chinese takeout container...
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Unmarked
Nobody wants to admit it, but summer is on its way out. And while we'll all miss the casual clothing that goes along with sun-soaked days, the thought of welcoming boots back into rotation is pretty damn nice. It was good timing then that CH recently...
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