Our wide-ranging roundup this week is a delight—we’re checking out all kinds of stuff, from the newest lineup at JK Boots, to brand-new models at Parkhurst and Oak Street Bootmakers, to Red Wing’s vintage goodies, and much more.
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Viberg’s Service Boot Sunday hath returned! This past Sunday, they rolled out two web-exclusive Service Boots in C.F. Stead Classic Grey Oiled Culatta steerhide. This 1035-lasted version features big antique brass eyelets along with Dainite studded rubber soles…
…and the 2040 version features a smaller set of eyelets along with Ridgeway soles. Tough choice here!
Rose Anvil’s latest collaboration comes courtesy of White’s Boots. Built on the classic 4811 Smokejumper last, the Drifter is built to a 10-inch height in Seidel Red Dog leather, with a packer-style heel and Vibram 430 soles. For you EDC nuts, this boot also comes with a DIY kit to add matching pockets for knives or other goodies, if you should so choose. Very nifty.
Widebois rejoice! While we’ve already seen this model released in Viberg’s AW22 collection, Withered Fig decided to get their entire run in a wider EE fit (as opposed to the default E width of the 2030 last).
After facing down some manufacturing challenges (more details here), Parkhurst is getting things back on track and recently unveiled two brand-new patterns on a tweaked version of the 602 last, dubbed 602M. First up, the Elmwood, which is a classic chelsea with a 360 stormwelt and Vibram Londra soles. It’s available in a grey-black veg tan leather…
…or in a combination-tanned brown leather.
Parkhurst’s other new model is a sleek moc toe boot, the Niagara. Also crafted on the 602M last, it’s built with a 360 stormwelt and Itshide commando soles. The Niagara is available in more of this Mahogany leather…
…or in C.F. Stead’s Waxy Commander.
A few sizes still remain in this Tan Vegano calf take on Ealdwine’s “Phoenix” boot. This straight tip cap toe boot is built on the Barrie last with a 360 pre-stitch reverse welt and double Waterloc soles.
Oak Street is breathing new life into their handsewn moccasin lineup with some new additions, including these Angler Mocs. Built on their brand-new 304 last, these mocs are double-vamped and feature a Cortina lug sole. Available in both Natural CXL…
Also made on the 304 last, the Sportsmoc features two eyelets and a vamp that sits farther up the foot, allowing for a more snug and secure fit. Also double-vamped and equipped with Cortina lug soles, the Sportsmoc is also available in either Brown CXL…
This Barrie-lasted U-tip blucher is made with tan nubuck leather and contrasting mocha mocc stitching. It features a 270 storm welt along with single Waterloc soles.
There’s lots of new hotness to check out at Paraboot right now, but we’ll feature just a few of our favorites here. The apron-toed Chimey comes in a dark brown nubuck leather, along with Paraboot’s signature Norwegian welted construction and rubber commando soles.
The Imbattable’s rugged silhouette is well-complemented by this natural horsehide leather.
The Avoriaz hiker comes in a green suede, along with a contrasting beige collar.
Taking cues from classic work boots, the padded-collar Bergerac is available in a “smooth bark” grain leather…
…as well as a grey-blue suede.
JK Boots has just released their 300 line, named “in honor of the 300 million hardworking individuals that make up our nation.” Available in a variety of leathers and soles—with safety toes and without—these boots cut the cost of JK’s usual offerings by being made in 5.5 oz leather instead of their typical 8-9 oz leather, and without nails or screws, offering a lightweight yet still-tough workboot.
Nothing new here, but that’s Red Wing’s whole angle with this campaign focused on celebrating their heritage with a whole bunch of different men’s and women’s models across several decades. From the more recent Blacksmiths to the WWII-era Skytroopers, there are all kinds of worn vintage goodies you’ll be able to choose from when these all go up for sale next week.