Choose Your Last
The Zurigo Shoe Last
This style is produced using our most famous shoe last, which features a round toe for a classic english look. The Zurigo last is a perfect choice for either a casual look or a more contemporary shape to wear with formal clothes. The classic fit and slight almond toe creates a beautiful last with a timeless and versatile shape.
The Monti Shoe Last
This style features the Monti shoe last, versatile and stylish in equal measure. With its long elegant vamp finishing with a soft chisel toe profile it is just as suited for all occasions. The classic nature of the toe shape means that it's a timeless style statement.
The Savile Shoe Last
Used on some of our most refined hand finished shoes, the Savile shoe last is the result of many rounds of refinement to create the perfect men's formal last. Featuring a soft chisel toe and a long elegant vamp, this is a great go-to last for a classic suit shoe.
The Belgravia Shoe Last
Flat angled sides that taper towards the toes, a sloping vamp and a squarish toe —resembling an actual chisel. The Belgravia’s stylish and narrow waist aesthetics is combined with a cuban heel. A narrower heel piece that provides an increased height of 32 mm
Design Your Own Chukka Boots
Create a distinctive look by customizing chukka boots that showcase your individual style. You have the ability to customize every aspect of the boots, including the welt and finishing details, resulting in a truly unique pair of shoes.
Your first step is to choose a last that determines the overall shape and comfort of the boots. It's crucial to select the most fitting last from the available options that complements your fashion tastes and personal preferences.
The last is a crucial factor in determining the unique shape and style of a boot or shoe, and this applies to Chukka boots as well.
We offer a range of four distinctive lasts to choose from:
ZURIGO: This timeless last boasts a rounded toe shape, making it an excellent choice for individuals who prefer a classic and conventional look.
MONTI: This fashionable last features a square toe shape, making it a great option for those who seek a modern and bold appearance.
SAVILE: This contemporary last showcases a slightly chiseled toe shape, providing a well-rounded choice for those seeking a blend of traditional and contemporary styles.
BELGRAVIA: This last features a chiseled toe, slender waist, and Cuban heel, resulting in a sophisticated and polished option for those who desire a refined appearance.
- Materials & Colors : The process of customizing Chukka boots involves working with leather, which is the primary material used. However, there are various ways to make it uniquely your own. For instance, you can opt for premium leathers such as calf or cordovan, or you can explore unconventional materials like suede or exotic skins. Additionally, there is a wide range of colors to choose from, ranging from classic shades like black and brown to more adventurous options like green, red, or blue.
- Laces : Chukka boot laces have a practical purpose, but they can also enhance the overall appearance. Consider intentionally choosing laces in a different color, or swapping out the original laces with a style that reflects your individual preferences.
- Patina & Burnishing Finish : Patina and burnishing are methods employed to enrich the look of leather, giving it added character and depth. As leather ages, it naturally develops a patina, whereas burnishing entails applying heat and pressure to create a sleek and polished finish.
- Soles : Your choice of sole for Chukka boots can have a significant impact on their durability and comfort. You can select from a range of materials, including leather and crepe, as well as different types of rubber soles like commando, Vibram, or Dainite.
- Welts : The welt is a vital component in both the durability and aesthetic of Chukka boots, serving as the strip of leather that connects the upper part to the sole. There are several welt options to explore, such as storm welts, city welts, and country welts.
Keep in mind that the options for customizing your Chukka boots are endless. Embrace your creativity and design boots that are truly one-of-a-kind!