Trippen Boots

Trippen is a funny brand name for boots, no? It’s like selling climbing gear under the brand name Fallin‘, or winter tires under the brand name Slippin‘. But there you go. Trippen. High fashion. Fancy. Gives you a lot of choices about what to do with your boot laces, for …

Small Frye

Squee! Teeny tiny little Frye boots for the teeny tiny people in your life, in the hard-to-find harness mule style. Almost unworn. Dark red colour, great construction, leather lining. Made in Brazil.

Tease

I’m coming with some finds of the day, honest but it’s been so busy I haven’t had time to take pictures and get ’em up. So this here is a “find of the teasers”: A Few of My Favourite Things BOOTS (sizes are often approximate) Frye, western style, black, size …

Frye boots of great wisdom

These great old Frye boots have seen it all, and are just now nearing the end of of their life as footwear. Another year or two of daily wear, and they’ll be entering into an identity as room decor. The leather has achieved a glorious patina, and if I were …

Fluevog “Safety Vogs” engineer boots

I didn’t even know Fluevog made these kinda suckers. Did you? No, wait, I checked, and they don’t make them any more. The boots inform me that they’re “Safety Vogs”. Holy high-shine patent leather red accents fancy steel-toed boots, batman! Lined in soft tan leather, these boots are broken in …

What Rhymes with Dayton Sidekick?

Dayton as a boot company often produces some sweet, tough, long-wearing things in the way of feet-coverings. These sweet li’l Dayton Sidekicks, though, are also the dressiest shitkickers you’ll ever own. Shiny, sharp-styled, and even a little pinchy on the toes to remind you of what fabulousness you’ve got goin’ …

Tough, Heavy Wesco Boots.

Wesco boots are known worldwide for being made with remarkable eye to quality and last-foreverness. (I just made that word up.) Those of us with a fetish for tough, durable footwear probably already know all about them. These look like a Jobmaster 10″ lace-to-toe, which go for over $400 brand …

Me and The Loved One checked out the Viberg factory in Victoria, BC, and I just picked up a pair of new Viberg boots –much like those pictured here– for my own personal feet.

Jeepers, these are amazing boots. They make even old-style Daytons feel like lightweights. I can’t wait to see what they look like with a few years wear into them.

Is the wearer of these boots nekkid?

Answer:   Probably not. So… about these boots, shown standing fetchingly on the sidewalk outside the store: Getta Grip hot black leather steel-toe lace-ups. Made in England. Sturdy, comfortable, heavy. The soles are screwed on (neat, huh?) When we’re talking about the British Invasion, these are the boots they’d tiptoe in …