Sunday, October 24, 2010
I know. I know. But I can't resist boots like this - they age beautifully, last forever, and you can really walk in them.
"Barbour, the U.K.-based outerwear company and holder of the warrant to supply “waterproof and protective clothing” to England’s royal family, has created a limited-edition collection of boots with the New England-based shoemaker Rockport. The signature rain-resistant waxed cotton used in Barbour’s weatherproof jackets has been hand-stitched to rough, textured leathers in three styles of boots that incorporate the advanced technology in walking comfort for which Rockport is known. Though a bit rugged for most workplaces, they’re a perfect match for the tweed pants and suits now hitting stores for the coming winter — and will most certainly weather any storm, be it in a peat bog or a concrete canyon."