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Men's Drakensberg Boot

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Introducing the Drakensberg Boot, a handcrafted leather chukka hybrid designed to keep your look classic and cool. This boot is crafted from the finest quality leather available, providing a smooth, flexible fit for comfort and durability with every step. The lace-up design makes it easy to slip on so you can take on the day in style!

  • Handmade In South Africa
  • Sustainably and ethically made
  • Ultra-comfy
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Men's Drakensberg Boot

  • Ethics First: Veldskoen believes in building better shoes. That's why Veldskoen shoes are handcrafted with locally sourced premium materials, made with a compulsive eye for detail, a conscious mind, and an innovative approach to transparency with a desire to never stop improving and evolving.
  • Superior materials: All Veldskoen materials are sourced locally. By sourcing locally they help support local businesses and communities and in turn reduce the carbon footprint by reducing transit and production times.
  • Comfort: Veldskoen will feel like butter on your feet. The leather naturally conforms and molds to your foot. After a few days of wear, they will feel like they are an extension of your foot.
  • Hand-stitched durability: Each Veldskoen is hand-stitched in South Africa by master shoemakers. This means individual care and attention is given to every shoe. 
  • Smell the roses: Did you know leather is a natural deodorizer? Veldskoen shoes will have your feet smelling like a rose.

SPECS

  • Leather Uppers: Veldskoen Leather is sourced from a local tannery just outside of Cape Town. It is run by and employs the local community. We use a full-grain Proteus soft leather 1.8/2.0mm sustainably and ethically harvested as a byproduct from a meat tannery.
  • Veldskoen Sole: All Veldskoen soles are made from 100% recyclable rubber compound that has an extended durability. It also has shorter cycle times, lower energy consumption, and less waste during manufacturing in effect slashing our greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Insoles: To create the most comfortable shoe, and to live up to Veldskoen history as a shoe that is designed to be on your feet all day, we spared no expense in finding the very best combination of materials and manufacturing. We use a 4mm stitch down with high-density memory foam with a durable PU lining that creates the perfect padding and ultra-comfort for your feet.
  • Laces: Veldskoen laces are a 50/50 polyester cotton blend with a length of 70cm / 27 inches. The combination of the Polyester and Cotton blend creates a strong and flexible lace that will not break down and lasts longer than traditional laces.
  • Stitching: Veldskoen stitching is a semi waxed 100% polyester braided thread that is as strong as the shoe itself. We use double stitching on all high movement areas of the shoe for added strength.