Black Pebble-Grain Calfskin Derby Combat Boots$ 1,420
- Product Notes
A favourite of The Rake's founder Wei Koh, these Norman Vilaltas have a studied military edge on the classic derby boot. This style is bench grade constructed at every stage in Vilalta’s Barcelona atelier. Goodyear-welted Vibram Gumlite Commando soles keep the boots light yet hard-wearing and offer exceptional traction. Padded insoles make their knobbly tread extra comfortable. The leg-lengthening uppers are an attractive pebble-grain leather with rounded toes and closed lacing. The calfskin is from Tanneries du Puy, renowned specialists in this box-calf leather and a historic partner of Hermès. The uppers are finished with the brand's signature polished black patina. Norman Vilalta's skilled artisans give every pair a professional polish and glaçage before delivery. Please note that the colour and patina of the leather may vary slightly depending on your screen's resolution.
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- Size Notes
This product comes in UK sizes.
- Materials and Care Notes
Made in Spain
Uppers: 100% Calf Leather (Box Calf leather from Tanneries du Puy), Soles: Vibram Gumlite Commando
- Delivery & returns
This product is made-to-order. It will be manufactured and dispatched in 4 months.
We very much hope that you'll enjoy your purchases. Please note this item is not returnable and we are unable to accept any order cancellation.
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The mastermind behind Norman Vilalta worked as a lawyer before changing professions and training as a shoemaker in Florence – and we at The Rake are glad he did. After honing the incredibly specialised techniques, the Argentinian national founded his business, initially specialising in bespoke before adding ready-to-wear to the brand's offering. Innovative by nature, Vilalta takes classic styles – such as a Derby or Chelsea boot – and puts a spin on them, playing with texture, design or thickness of the sole, while maintaining an unwavering level of comfort and durability.
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