Grassmere Country Kudu
The Grassmere is a civilized country boot that can cope with more rugged conditions.
The Grassmere is a popular choice amongst farmers. This toe capped 7 eyelet Derby ankle boot has a half bellows tongue and storm welt to keep you warm and dry, together with leather uppers and leather linings for comfort and a Ridgeway rubber stitched sole for a firmer grip.
The leather used is African Antelope Greater Kudu.
Indigenous to a variety of African countries, Kudu is highly praised for their meat as well as their horns and are culled regularly for export, as well as local consumption, to the benefit of local communities.
Due to their grazing habits mainly amongst thorn trees, Kudu hide becomes scratched and scarred. These marks give the leather an inimitable character making each pair of shoes and boots unique.