We’ve received our first delivery of Alden’s new 403 stock Indy Boots. These boots are the same authentic Alden work boots you have known and loved. The 403 is made on the Trubalance last with Brown Chromexcel uppers, supple glove leather linings. Horween Chromexcel is excellent leather and looks great on these boots.
403 Indy Boot; Brown Chromexcel
Incidentally we spent the day at the Alden factory and world headquarters in Middelborough, MA yesterday. What a great time, we took lots of pictures and video, which we’ll post as soon as we can.
“What’s a moccasin?” It’s a type of shoe construction, not a style or design statement. Simply put, handsewn moccasin construction surrounds your foot in leather. It enables the shoe to conform to your foot naturally. Quoddy footwear is made with very few pieces of leather that are sewn together by hand there are no glue, staples, plastic molding, or other more “advanced” processes involved. Quoddy shoes are fully leather lined and adapt to your foot, rather than the other way around. These shoes are incredibly comfortable, and a classic American casual.
Canoe Moccasin in Horween Black Chromexcel Leather
Quoddy harkens back to the time when hand-made was the norm, when output was measured in dozens, not thousands. At Quoddy, one person handsews your shoes at their bench – the quality of that pair is a testament to the individual skill that went into making them.
Masleet Blucher in Horween Navy Chromexcel Leather
A reminder that Leffot is hosting our first Rider Boot Co. trunk show today from 12-7. Ron Rider and I will be on hand to assist you in selecting the vital components to build the boots of your dreams.
In addition we will have try on pairs to help determine your size, the key to any made to order pair.
Ron specializes in fabricating boots in shell cordovan, many colors of which are created especially for him by Horween Leather. In fact today we received a swatch of a new color “Moka”, a very rich dark chocolate brown similar to espresso.
No appointment is necessary and all are welcome. If you’re in the New York area I encourage you to stop by, you won’t be disappointed.
Save the date; Thursday July 23 Ron Rider of the Rider Boot Co. will visit Leffot from 12-7, presenting samples of his finely crafted boots. Rider Boot Co. Specializes in producing footwear made of Horween Shell Cordovan of which, many colors and grains are produced at the request of Rider Boot Co.
We are very excited to host this, our first trunk show together. There will be many samples to choose from, as well as try on pairs to make sure you find the correct size. This is an excellent opportunity to meet Ron, discuss boots and order a pair or two just the way you like them.
Here are just a couple of examples of the classic styling that Rider Boot Co. produces.
Chukka Boots in Whiskey Shell Cordovan
Balmoral Boots in #6 Shell Cordovan