Basil Racuk have released their classic Soft Brief bag for spring, this time finishing it in British Khaki Calfskin and lining it with vintage Moleskin. It’s a versatile bag that can used for office meetings or the accompany you on an occasional weekend getaway. They’re handmade by Basil in his northern California studio with all the materials being sourced locally in Cali as well. The bag is available now through Leffot.
I’m hearing it’s snowing back in New York. Leffot‘s taken stock of these boots from Alden in case the trend continues. The classic 405 design is entirely new, with added traction for slippery surfaces and a lighter weight for added versatility and mobility. The smooth brown cowhide is really outstanding and the lugged soles are good year ’round, rain or shine.
Wolverine 1000 Mile is pairing up with NYC retailer Leffot to auction off the #1 pair of their limited edition Wolverine 721 LTD Boots to benefit GlobalGiving’s project helping orphans in Japan rebuild their lives post-tsunami. This is an exceptional cause and really reminds us that though it’s been sometime since the tsunami, people still need our support.
The limited edition 721 LTD boot is based on a Wolverine archival pattern and is made from Horween Leather Company’s shell cordovan leather. Only 1,000 hand-numbered pairs were released worldwide along with certificates of authenticity. Bids for the #1 pair, a men’s size 10D in Shell Cordovan No. 8 color, will be accepted from today until the 22nd. The bid is currently at $728.
Here’s another Leffot exclusive for you all. Steve and co. have teamed up with New England’s Alden to deliver their classic Longwing Blucher style in Color 8 and Black Shell Cordovan finishes. The leathers were tanned by the fine folks at Horween Leather Company out of Chicago and are nothing short of perfect. The Black Shell Cordovan version is really something else as it features red lining that creeps out in a very subtle manner, giving the shoe an added touch. Both styles can be had through Leffot.
Alden releases their Naval Boot in Horween Shell Cordovan, bringing a timeless design that’s reminiscent of vintage US Naval boots. The black shell cordovan is a bit more understated but extremely versatile, this one sporting black waxed laces and double leather black bottom soles as well as a 360-degree flat welt to enhance the boot’s simplicity. The best part? They’re exclusive to New York’s Leffot and can be had for $680 now.
If you want comfort, look no further than the new Quoddy Maliseet’s made exclusively for New York shop Leffot. They’re handsewn in Maine and made of Horween Chromexcel leather with deerskin lining throughout and feature cushioned insoles and camp soles. They’re lightweight, soft, flexible and everything else you’d want in your go-to summer shoe.
The Leffot Ivy Loafer is a lightweight flexible shoe that’s ideal for the warmer months and is handmade to perfection. The shell’s made of Genuine Horween unlined shell cordovan and crafted in Lewiston, Maine by Rancourt & Co. Shoecrafters expressly for New York’s Leffot. They’re hand sewn on a true moccasin construction.
Leffot teams up with Quoddy once again but this time for their rendition of the Maine-based brand’s Venetian Moccasin. the shell’s made of Horween unlined Chromexcel leather with full cushioned insoles and camp soles, making them extremely soft, flexible and lightweight.
New York’s Leffot has limited stock of these Alden Longwing Blucher’s in the Ravello Horween shell cordovan leather finish. These LWBs sit atop the Barrie last with double leather soles and look downright epic.
To mark their three-year anniversary, New York retailer Leffot collaborated with England’s Edward Green. The result is a limited edition version of the Westminster double monk strap shoe which comes on Edward Green’s 888 last in Genuine Horween navy shell cordovan. Each pair is hand numbered and includes lasted shoetrees.