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Vanguard

$489

Color: Burgundy Shell Cordovan
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in the contiguous U.S.

Product Features

  • Burgundy Shell Cordovan Leather
  • Veldtschoen Construction
  • Glove Leather Interior Lining
  • Leather Footbed
  • Genuine Cork Midsole
  • Square Leather Laces
  • Studded Rubber Outsole
  • Handcrafted with Certificate of Authenticity

Only 100 pairs of this special Shell Cordovan limited edition of the Vanguard will ever be made. There will never be a re-release of this specific model. Once sold out, there will be no further opportunity to obtain the Burgundy Shell Cordovan Vanguard.

Shipping Info

  • Free domestic U.S. ground shipping
  • Free domestic U.S. returns. See our full policy
  • International shipping available
  • Expedited shipping options available at checkout

Product Features

  • Burgundy Shell Cordovan Leather
  • Veldtschoen Construction
  • Glove Leather Interior Lining
  • Leather Footbed
  • Genuine Cork Midsole
  • Square Leather Laces
  • Studded Rubber Outsole
  • Handcrafted with Certificate of Authenticity

Only 100 pairs of this special Shell Cordovan limited edition of the Vanguard will ever be made. There will never be a re-release of this specific model. Once sold out, there will be no further opportunity to obtain the Burgundy Shell Cordovan Vanguard.

Shipping Info

  • Free domestic U.S. ground shipping
  • Free domestic U.S. returns. See our full policy
  • International shipping available
  • Expedited shipping options available at checkout
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Genuine Shell Cordovan

Defined by its exceptional luster, durability and painstaking production process. Shell Cordovan, made properly, has a smooth finish and is practically impermeable. It’s a remarkable material well-known for its limited availability and expensive price tag.

Genuine Shell Cordovan

Defined by its exceptional luster, durability and painstaking production process. Shell Cordovan, made properly, has a smooth finish and is practically impermeable. It’s a remarkable material well-known for its limited availability and expensive price tag.

Shell Cordovan is extracted from a layer beneath the skin at the horse’s croupe (rump). It has a uniquely tight pore and fiber structure. On average only one pair of shell cordovan boots can be made from each horse hide. The tanning process takes approximately 6 months, much of which is done by hand by our partners at the Rocado tannery in Tuscany.

Shell Cordovan is extracted from a layer beneath the skin at the horse’s croupe (rump). It has a uniquely tight pore and fiber structure. On average only one pair of shell cordovan boots can be made from each horse hide. The tanning process takes approximately 6 months, much of which is done by hand by our partners at the Rocado tannery in Tuscany.

Sizing Guide

Finding Your Size
  1. Know your sneaker size? Order ½ size smaller than you normally wear in sneakers. We recommend doing this because leather naturally stretches to form to your feet over time. An initially snug fit is the best way to start off a long-term relationship with your boots.
  2. Know your size in leather boots or dress shoes? Order the same size you normally wear in leather boots or dress shoes, as our boots have a similar fit to other leather boots you may already own (but much more comfortable!).
  3. Between sizes? Order the smaller of the two. (For example, if you’re choosing between a size 10 and 10.5, order a size 10.)
  4. Need to exchange? No problem! We offer free exchanges and returns for all boots anywhere in the contiguous US, so you can give us a try without stress.

Still not sure? Email us for help!

Compare Sizes
About Our Sizes
  1. Size information. Size options are listed in US Men’s.
  2. Width information. Size options are listed in the custom ‘Standard’ width. This is ideal for customers who normally wear D (average) or E width footwear. (Wide feet? Click here to see styles available in your width.)

Looking for a size we don't currently offer? Let us know by filling out this form.

Sizing Guide
(EU/UK)

Converting From Sneakers

If you’re using sneakers to find your size, most customers have recommended ordering ½ size smaller in our boots to a get a more snug fit. This also allows the leather to form to your foot over time.

If you’re using your size in sneakers to decide, use this chart:

EU Size UK Size US Size Thursday Suggested
39 5.5 6 5.5
39 6 6.5 6
40 6.5 7 6.5
40-41 7 7.5 7
41 7.5 8 7.5
41-42 8 8.5 8
42 8.5 9 8.5
42-43 9 9.5 9
43 9.5 10 9.5
43-44 10 10.5 10
44 10.5 11 10.5
44-45 11 11.5 11
45 11.5 12 11.5
45-46 12 12.5 12
47 13.5 14 13
48 14.5 15 14
49 15.5 16 15
Converting From Leather Dress Shoes / Boots

If you already own leather dress shoes or boots from other brands, our boots will fit very similar (but much more comfortable!).

If you’re using your size in leather dress shoes or boots to decide, use this chart:

EU Size UK Size US Size Thursday Suggested
39 5.5 6 6
39 6 6.5 6.5
40 6.5 7 7
40-41 7 7.5 7.5
41 7.5 8 8
41-42 8 8.5 8.5
42 8.5 9 9
42-43 9 9.5 9.5
43 9.5 10 10
43-44 10 10.5 10.5
44 10.5 11 11
44-45 11 11.5 11.5
45 11.5 12 12
45-46 12 12.5 12.5
47 13.5 14 14
48 14.5 15 15
49 15.5 16 16
Helpful Tips
  1. Between sizes? Order the smaller of the two. (For example, if you’re choosing between a size 10 and 10.5, order a size 10.)
  2. Need to exchange? No problem! We want the process of buying new boots to be as much fun as wearing them, which is why we have a fast and easy exchange process.

Still not sure? Email us for help!

About Our Sizes
  1. Size information. Size options are listed in US Men’s.
  2. Width information. Size options are listed in the custom ‘Standard’ width. This is ideal for customers who normally wear D (average) or E width footwear. (Wide feet? Click here to see styles available in your width.)

Looking for a size we don't currently offer? Let us know by filling out this form.

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