I guess you just can’t stop the march of time (cue the drummer). The bootmakers, at least, are spending it productively, and we’ve got the introduction of the Viberg’s 1905 last, a new chukka from Rancourt, and more, in this week’s: Shoes ‘n’ Boots of the Week!

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Division Road x Viberg - 2030 Chelsea - Chestnut Pheonix

Division Road x Viberg Chelsea Boot in CF Stead Chestnut Pheonix: $850

Division Road’s collabs are a reliable source of fine-tuned makeups outside the palette of leathers, tones, and components Viberg has tuned a seasonal collection around. Case in point: SS24 has no CF Stead Phoenix leather, no commando soles, and generally features cool, desaturated colorways, not the warm, orange-tinged brown featured here. But if you’ don’t care about any of that, they’re still a damn good pair of boots, with Viberg finishing and built quality, and a 360˚ scalloped welt. 2030 last.

Division Road x Viberg - Slipper - Stead Noix Eco Grain

Division Road x Viberg Slipper in CF Stead Noix Eco Grain: $645

It’s approaching Viberg slipper season, and so here’s a patina-monster 360˚ storm welted version with a leather sole and a single piece upper clicked from veg-tanned double-butt hides tanned by CF Stead.

Viberg - Savoy Split Toe - Earth Chamois

Viberg Savoy Split Toe in Earth Chamois: $810

Under the guise of a Limited Release drop, Viberg just snuck out a new last: the 1905, which made its debut appearance on a Savoy Split Toe in Horween Earth reverse chamois. The 1905 is a more sculpted almond toe last, and is in many ways a dressier version of the 2030, albeit with a “more contoured fit”. There’s still plenty of the Viberg serious-boot DNA here, with a 360˚ scalloped welt stitched to a channel in the leather insole, and Ridgeway outsoles.

Viberg - Navvy Boot - Earth Chamois

Viberg Navvy Boot in Earth Chamois: $860

Released alongside the Savoy were a 2030-lasted Navvy Boot (essentially a short shafted Halkett)…

Viberg - Rockland Bucher - Earth Chamois

Viberg Rockland Blucher in Earth Chamois: $790

…and a 2030 lasted Rockland Blucher, with the same construction and outsole setup. There’s also…

Viberg - Scout Boot - Earth Chamois

Viberg Scout Boot in Earth Chamois: $860

…a 2030 Scout Boot in the same reverse chamois, which keeps the scalloped welt but swaps out the Ridgeway for a Vibram Moreflex wedge.

Brookly Clothing x Viberg - Service Boot 2030 - Horween Brown CXL

Brooklyn Clothing x Viberg Service Boot 2030 in Horween Brown CXL: $820

Brooklyn Clothing’s core Viberg makeup takes the classic 2030 service boot in Chromexcel, with a stitchdown construction and Dainite sole and adds just a bit more detail in the form of a cap toe. It’s a reliable combo, and the brown CXL model just restocked, though most sizes are already down to 3-4 pairs remaining, and the 7.5’s among us are out of luck as of time of writing.

White's Boots - Perry 6 Select - C.F. Stead Crazy Cow Coach

White’s Boots Perry 6″ Select in C.F. Stead Crazy Cow Coach: $360 (Discounted)

White’s is currently running an end of winter sale, with a number of their Goodyear welted boots discounted 20%, including these limited release Perry Selects in C.F. Stead’s heavily textured Crazy Cow Coach. They’re kitted out with a leather welt and shank, a Vibram Christy wedge sole, though the insole is cushioned Ortholite. The recent Springdale and the regular Perry Select in both shaft heights are also discounted.

Rancourt - Acadia Chukka Redux - Natural CXL

Rancourt Acadia Chukka Redux in Natural Chromexcel: $338 (Made to Order)

Rancourt just announced a new model: the Acadia Chukka Redux, an unlined, ankle height chukka with a handsewn moccasin construction on a Rallye wedge sole from Lactae Hevea. They’re available in a handful of leathers, including the perennially strong Natural Chromexcel.

Rancourt - Harrison Boot Redux - Peat Dryden

Rancourt Harrison Boot Redux in Peat Dryden: $378

They’ve also added two new options to the leather lineup on the Harrison: a 6″, double vamp model with a Vibram Christy wedge, Peat Dryden nubuck…

Rancourt - Harrison Boot Redux - Olive Mohave

Rancourt Harrison Boot Redux in Olive Mohave: $378

…and Olive Mohave roughout.

Ealdwine x Alden - Sahara Indy - Smooth Tan Chamois

Ealdwine x Alden D2958H “Sahara” Indy in Smooth Tan Chamois: $695

Retaining our biome but hopping continents, Ealdwine’s latest Alden makeup is the Sahara, a chonked up Indy with a 360˚ split welt and a cream wedge sole in Smooth Tan Chamois, built out on the Trubalance last.

Brick and Mortar x Alden - Casey U-Tip - Clay Nubuck Grain

Brick + Mortar x Alden “Casey” U-Tip in Clay Nubuck Grain: $770

Last but not least, and rounding up the roundup is an Alden makeup from Brick + Mortar Seattle (I had to break to PEMDAS to write the header for this one). They’re built on the Barrie last, with a 360˚ split reverse welt, a split commando outsole, and a tonal, all-eyelet hardware setup finished brown.

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