While Rag & Bone may have took their first step in the tough world of fashion with apparel, recently, Rag & Bone have been pushing their footwear into the spotlight– not that it needed much pushing, since Rag & Bone’s footwear collections have become quite a fast favorite amongst even the toughest critics. After having opened a shop dedicated to footwear recently in SoHo, they have also partnered up with Timberland Boot Company for a capsule collaborative collection.
Drawing inspiration from the great Americana from which Rag & Bone had been born (middle America, somewhere along the Appalachian Trails between North Carolina and Tennessee in a small town named Micaville– it is almost impossible to be exact), the boots are sturdy, decidedly rugged, and rustic, but not without a contemporary edge. Pared down and constructed from a mixture of lightweight canvas, suede and leather, these have been purposefully distressed to look worn in and storied, like a pair of great vintage work boots should be. While the idea of work boots is undeniably laboring, meticulous refined stitching, slimmer soles and silhouette keeps these boot relevant to for the urbanites. The capsule collection consists of three styles, the Plain Toe Chukkah, the 7″ Lace-Up Boot and the Boat Chukkah.