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 Torino is a dress boot that is very versatile in the way it can be styled, the secret is in how much of the boot you chose to show. The ankle boot can just as well be worn with a tweed suit or with a pair of rugged jeans. The extra height of this ankle boot allows for long and thick socks and the Goodyear stitching protects it from infiltrations.
CONSTRUCTION & LEATHER
The Torino is a Goodyear welted construction finished with a vibram rubber sole. The dotted surface of the soles give it the extra grip needed for all terrains and weather. The details that does the particularity of the Torino is the apron toe stitching , hand stitched by our expert craftsman.
The leather also plays a role in the distinctiveness of the boot, with the seamless marriage of the chestnut grained and the velvet brown calf. The texture of the chestnut grained and the beautiful hues of the velvet’s antique finish, injects character into any outfit. The leather comes from the Tannerie D’Annonay, a selection of the finest calf leather.
The Torino is equipped with a practical pull tab, for an ease of wear.