Our final roundup of 2022 includes more Clinch Garys at Standard & Strange, outstanding WWII repro boots at Eastman Leather Clothing, lotsa Leydon Pennys from Leffot, and more. Thanks for reading! Happy holidays and happy new year!

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clinch gary boots brown overdyed horsebutt

Clinch Gary in Brown Overdyed Horsebutt: $1950

More Clinch boots have trickled in to Standard & Strange, in the form of their Gary high-monkey boots. Coming atcha in brown overdyed horsebutt this time around, the Gary is crafted on the CN-S last and features a 270 flat welt bottomed with brown cork O’Sullivan soles and heels.

alden leffot leydon penny navy suede

Alden x Leffot Leydon Penny in Navy Suede: $640 (Pre-Order)

Leffot is going back to their winning formula of putting Alden’s penny loafer on the sleek Leydon last. With a 270 flat welt and single leather soles, the Leydon Penny is available to pre-order in navy suede…

alden leffot leydon penny humus suede

Alden x Leffot Leydon Penny in Humus Suede: $640 (Pre-Order)

…humus suede…

alden leffot leydon penny snuff suede

Alden x Leffot Leydon Penny in Snuff Suede: $640 (Pre-Order)

…snuff suede…

alden leffot leydon penny color 8 shell cordovan

Alden x Leffot Leydon Penny in Color 8 Shell Cordovan: $845 (Pre-Order)

…and the Color 8 shell variant is back, as well.

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Alden x Leffot NST Blucher in Color 8 Shell Cordovan: $875

Built on the Aberdeen last, these shell NST bluchers are given a bit of a twist with the antique edge. Bottomed with a 270 flat welt and double leather soles.

alden leffot commander boot tobacco chamois

Alden x Leffot “Commander” Boot in Tobacco Chamois: $655

Made on the 379X last in resilient tobacco chamois leather, this brogued cap toe boot features a 270 storm welt and black neocork soles.

eastman usmc raider boots walnut horsehide

Eastman Leather Clothing USMC Raider Boot in Walnut Horsehide: ~$1140

Made with the help of John Lofgren, these burly monkey boots recreate the non-standard-issue footwear worn by an elite World War II-era US Marine Corps unit known as Carlson’s Raiders. Made with a fully-lined veg-tan Italian horsehide, the boots include a rarely-seen double-row 270 flat welt, along with some custom Eastman-branded raw cord soles.

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Alden x Brick + Mortar “Sodo” Boot in Color 8 Shell Cordovan: $865

Seattle shop Brick + Mortar takes Alden’s handsewn U-Tip Boot and puts it on the Barrie last in Horween Color 8 Shell Cordovan. Comes complete with a 360 pre-stitch reverse welt and commando soles.

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White’s Boots x East West Apparel Smokejumper in Brown Dress: ~$900

Lots of new goodies to be had at East West Apparel! First off, another rare chance to purchase ready-to-wear White’s Boots in the UK. Crafted on the 55 last, these 7-inch-tall lace-to-toe Smokejumpers are made in brown dress leather with a handsewn stitchdown construction on some Vibram 700 soles.

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Joe Works Apron Front Derby Boots in Brown Hatch Grain: ~$870

EWA has some new stock from Japanese atelier Joe Works, including these beautiful derby boots in Horween brown hatch grain cowhide. Made on the Joe Works #6 last, these boots are fully lined, and feature a 270 flat welt and Vibram commando half-soles.

joe works jodhpur brown museum calf

Joe Works Jodphur in Brown Museum Calf: ~$1074

Utilizing calfskin from Italian tannery Zonta, these jodhpurs are built on the #1 last with a 270 flat welt and Vibram topy soles over oak bark-tanned leather midsoles.

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Zerrows Engineer Boots in Brown Horsebutt: ~$1261

EWA has also received some magnificent Zerrows engineers made in brown horsebutt from Maryam. Coming in at a 12-inch height, they’re made with a 270 flat welt and a Vibram 269 half-sole in tandem with a Cat’s Paw heel.

rolling dub trio loro boot black horsebutt

Rolling Dub Trio Loro Boots in Black Horsebutt: ~$978

Finally, a few sizes remain of these Western-style Rolling Dub Trio boots at EWA. Constructed in black horsebutt on a modified Munson last, they’re made with a 270 flat welt, topy half-soles, and Quabaug heels.

alden madison flex penny snuff suede

Alden Madison Flex Penny in Snuff Suede: $645 (Pre-Order)

A great daily-driver candidate right here (as evident from the well-worn example above). Made on the Copley last, this loafer features a 270 flat welt and single leather sole.

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Y’2 Leather Engineer in Black Eco Horse: ~$800

Now available at German retailer stuf|f, Y’2’s vintage-inspired engineers can be had in Black Eco Horse, a stiff oil-tanned shrunken horsehide. Made with a 270 flat welt, Biltrite half-soles, and Cat’s Paw heels.

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Y’2 Leather Work Boots in Brown Horsehide: ~$622 (Pre-Order)

stuf|f also has pre-orders available for Y’2’s rugged Work Boots. Built with a 270 storm welt, Vibram 705 half-sole, and Quabaug heels, it’s available to order in brown horsehide…

y'2 leather work boots cherry horsehide

Y’2 Leather Work Boots in Cherry Horsehide: ~$622 (Pre-Order)

…and cherry horsehide.

Division Road x Whites Boots LTT Olive Waxed Flesh

Division Road’s Annual Boxing Day Sale: Dec. 26th, 10am-6pm ET—15% Off Everything

This is your one and only chance each year to snag a pair of boots or shoes at a discount from Division Road’s extensive catalog. Whether you’re looking for a staple pair of Aldens, or want to scoop up a DR-exclusive makeup from makers such as White’s, Crockett & Jones, or Tricker’s, or like, tons of clothes—everything is available for 15% off.

As usual for this customer-appreciation event, all purchases made that day are final sale with no exceptions. Use code “boxday2022” at checkout. Just remember (if you’re reading this early) the sale doesn’t start until Dec 26th at 10am ET!!

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