Black shell cordovan really doesn’t get the love it deserves. It has a lacquered glow that you can only truly appreciate in person, and yet it maintains its shine with little care or maintenance.
These Horween Shell Cordovan boots are a versatile addition to your wardrobe that spans from jeans to a navy or grey suit. Their classic, simple design, reminiscent of vintage US Naval boots, makes them a three-season workhorse, made expressly for Leffot.
The double leather black bottom soles, with a 360-degree flat welt, enhance the boot’s simplicity while adding durability and comfort. Designed with nine black agatine eyelets and black* waxed laces these boots are spit-shined and ready to serve.
There are plain toe boots, there are wingtip boots and then there’s the Alden x Leffot Naval boot. New to Leffot in color 8 shell cordovan this boot is inspired by our original model in black shell.
Made to our specifications, we detailed these on the Barrie last with nine matching agatine eyelets, double leather soles, flat welt, antique edges and a classic 2 x 1 perforated captoe. This boot is as clean as a whistle and sure to be a staple in any wardrobe.
We love our Longwings from Alden; each is like one of our children beautiful in it’s own way. The design key of this particular model is its ability to deal with harsh weather with grace. and incredible comfort.
We’ve taken the classic Alden LWB design and given it all of the details needed for maximum durability and comfort.
That means high-traction natural plantation crepe soles, pre-stitched reverse welts, water-resistant oiled Kudu leather, agatine eyelets, and cordo-hyde laces.
Our Alden x Leffot Color 8 Cordovan Plain Toe Blucher is the ultimate staple shoe. It’s both simple and elegant, casual and austere, rugged and refined. Made with Genuine Horween Burgundy shell cordovan, its deep hue will match with nearly any color.
The comfort of Alden’s plantation crepe soles and cordovan’s easy maintenance and notorious long life will make these an everyday shoe for decades.
We’ve reissued our Alden x Leffot Greenwich Boot in Tobacco Chamois. This is only the second release and they’re just as handsome as the first.
Alden’s elegant Greenwich wingtip boot is made on the Barrie last, arguably the most comfortable and best fitting of all Alden lasts.
The uppers are Horween Tobacco Chamois a fat liquored, mill dyed leather essentially an oiled nubuck that not only looks great but is ideal for wet weather wear, and is incredibly soft and supple, while agatine eyelets all the way up make for a simple unified look.
We built these boots on Double Flex Welt soles, which are oil soaked for flexibility but also have a high degree of water resistance.
Alden first introduced us to Horween Natural Chromexcel in January 2010. Since then our Natural Longwing’s have become something of a staple at Leffot and we have just restocked.
Natural CXL is a wonderful leather the color is totally versatile and goes great with denim, or khaki for a perfect casual look. With wear and care it develops a patina that looks lived in and rich and much better with age. Here’s an example of our Natural LWB.