Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Buttero SS13 Chelsea Boots

Unless you’re a die hard Mod, one of the Beatles or Purple’s Olivier Zahm, we bet Chelsea boots have been pretty much off your radar these past seasons. Yes, we all remember watching 60s cinema icon David Hemmings rocking his favorite pair on Antonioni’s masterpiece Blow Up, matching some high waist, short hemmed white jeans, but it stopped there. And although Hedi Slimane’s vision for the modern man had already tried to bring them back in AW05 for Dior, and now again (apparently) in AW13 for Saint Laurent, nothing was really going on our highly fashion cultured heads until Buttero decided to jump on the Chelsea boot train, right?!?
The renowned Italian shoe maker re-introduces the archetypal boot style in a clean elongated shape, with a slightly pronounced upper front section, outlined by a slim leather sole and preferring a lower heel, instead of the cuban version. Side metal zips for easy foot access, leather insoles and sewn leather soles complete this new model for SS13, which is offered in a truly amazing deep tan color, just impossible to resist…

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