Product Description

Because you've requested it, our Norwegian Split Toe Boot in the beautiful Dark Cognac Horween Shell Cordovan is now back. Goodyear Welted on the comfortable HOK last using vegetable tanned leather insoles & full grain vegetable tanned calf leather lining from the French Tanneries Du Puy. Featuring fully handsewn aprons and finished with a storm welt and close channel leather soles.

Horween's Shell Cordovan is one of the most sought-after leathers in the shoemaking industry and that is for a reason—this leather is simply superb. Made following the original recipes & tanning methods at Horween's Tannery in Chicago, IL.

All shells undergo very specific steps during its tanning & production that make this leather so good. Slow vegetable tanned in pits where each shell is slowly steeped in gentle vegetable liquors, then shells are hot stuffed then slicked onto glass frames to dry. To complete the process shells are aniline dyed and hand glazed to achieve its characteristic unique luster & feel. This time comsuming process takes about six months.

For more than 100 years, Horween Leather Company has been producing some of the finest leathers for shoemaking and other sectors in Chicago, IL. Horween leather Co. is widely known because of its products, quality & its tradition.

These boots are not finished with any acrylic finish or coating, they're exclusively finished with natural creams & waxes to represent the leather in its pure state accepting all its beautiful properties.

Very Limited availbility. A boot not to be missed by any shell aficionado.

  • Construction Goodyear welted
  • Upper leather E (medium)
  • Tannery Horween (usa)
  • Last Hok  
  • Uk fitting E (medium)
  • Sole Single leather
  • Lining Du puy veg tan calf
  • Insole Vegetable tanned leather
  • A Timeless Casual boot in Dark Cognac Horween Shell Cordovan.

    This new NST Boot is Goodyear Welted on the round HOK last, and more specifically for this style using our storm welt. Thicker & specially designed to fit better our most voluminous lasts, for a more casual & flatter look.

    Uppers made of dark cognac Horween Shell Cordovan, come with a reinforced fabric pull tab and on this new pattern, fitted with 5 pairs of eyelets plus 4 pairs of solid brass speed-hooks for and added comfort. 

    Made using thick vegetable tanned leather insoles, fully calf leather lined with the beautiful veg-tan French calf from Tanneries Du Puy & fitted with our sturdy studded rubber sole. 

    Needless to say that, when the time comes, this boot is fully re-craftable. These Boots are truly sturdy enough to last a lifetime if properly taken care of.