The lace-less design lessened the chances of any moving parts of the machinery from grabbing on to the lace to cause injury to the worker. These bad-ass looking Engineer boots have humble and practical origins. They are the ruggedness of a logger’s boots combined with the simplicity of the English riding boots.
More About Engineer Boots
The other distinctive traits are the stove pipe calf that may run all the way above the knee with a buckle around the ankle. Sometimes the buckle may be near the top of the boot secured near the calf area. The welted sole is typically lugged but some models may have a simple leather sole. They are a versatile pair of shoes worn for a variety of functions.
Engineer boots are usually made of stiff full-grained bull hide in the divine leather. The thick leather is oiled to make it durable and flexible. It may be black or brown with a double-layered shaft. They are gusseted at the top and loose but can be tightened with a steel buckle on the strap. There is another buckle at the instep of each boot. Due to their rugged construction, the Engineer boots are heavy. Originally, they used to be black and each one weighed around a pound. The toes used to be bulbous and the soles were thick leather. The heels used to be a forward slant and concave edge. These are customized with cleats or studded straps.
Today there has been a resurgence of engineer boots. But the way it has been with raw denim these boots too have surpassed the original avatars both in performance and quality. Our boots are an investment in your health and comfort. They ensure a good balance and traction for your safety.