The Derby is defined by the eyelets stitched on top of the vamp. The boot has a military heritage, inspired by the boots warn by the British armies during the World War II. The boot was designed to be sturdy and practical, using four metal speed hooks for a quicker lacing.
It is important to regular maintain your shoes to ensure there longevity. Before applying any products make sure to clean your shoes using a humidiﬁed sponge or cloth, then let them dry. Once dry, use a conditioning cream to hydrate the leather, which will bring back its suppleness and shine. Use a cloth to apply the cream, then wait 10 to 20 minutes before bufﬁng with a soft cloth. If you want to give your patina an extra shine you can apply a good quality wax polish. Use a cotton rag twisted around your ﬁngers to apply the wax, then remove the excess with a soft brush. The wax adds a small degree of protection against water and dirt.
HOW TO STYLE
The Hurlingham is comfortable around the ankle with the right amount of support. The boot has extra height and is well adapted for the use of long and thick socks. The style is both modern and timeless, the ideal gentlemen’s dress boot.
The Hurlingham is a versatile boot that can easily be dressed up or down, the secret is in how much of the boot you chose to show. The dress boot can be warn with a suit or with a pair of navy jeans and a white t-shirt.
CONSTRUCTION & LEATHER
The Hurlingham is available in four looks: Dark Brown Suede, Grained & Black Calf, Grained & Dark Brown Calf and Suede & Velvet Brown.
The Derby Boot is assembled using Goodyear construction, just like every Casa Fagliano design.The boot is entirely recraftable, constructed to last a lifetime. The Hurlingham has a minimalistic straight toe cap and is finished with a vibram rubber sole for guaranteed sturdiness and comfort, ensuring the boot is ready to face all weather.
Dark Brown Calf & Grained Brown Calf Black Calf & Grained Black Calf
This model uses two types of leather: a pebble grained calf for the vamp and a calf leather with natural finish for the outside quarter. The subtle texture of the boot inject character into any outfit. The leather comes from France, a selection of the finest calf leather from the Tannerie d’Annonay.
Dark Brown Suede
This model uses the finest Italian suede. The leather was handpicked to only select un-split skins, ensuring the durability of the suede.
Suede & Velvet Brown
This model uses two types of leather: an Italian suede for the vamp and a velvet brown calf for the outside quarter, with an antique finish. The hues of the velvet brown injects character into the boot, not two boots are finished the same. The calf leather comes from the Tannerie d’Annonay, a selection of the finest calf leather.