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Men's Drakensberg Boot


Introducing the Drakensberg Boot, a handcrafted leather chukka hybrid designed to keep your look classic and cool. This boot is crafted from the finest quality leather available, providing a smooth, flexible fit for comfort and durability with every step. The lace-up design makes it easy to slip on so you can take on the day in style!

  • Handmade In South Africa
  • Sustainably and ethically made
  • High-performance full-grain leather
  • Ultra-comfy
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Men's Drakensberg boot

  • Ethics First: We believe in building better shoes. That's why our Veldskoen are handcrafted with locally sourced premium materials, made with a compulsive eye for detail, a conscious mind, and an innovative approach to transparency with a desire to never stop improving and evolving.
  • Superior materials: All our materials are sourced locally. By sourcing locally we help support local businesses and communities and in turn reduce the carbon footprint by reducing transit and production times.
  • Comfort: Veldskoen will feel like butter on your feet. The leather naturally conforms and molds to your foot. After a few days of wear, they will feel like they are an extension of your foot.
  • Hand-stitched durability: Each Veldskoen is hand-stitched in South Africa by master shoemakers. This means individual care and attention is given to every shoe. See our factory to learn more.
  • Smell the roses: Did you know leather is a natural deodorizer? Our shoes will have your feet smelling like a rose.
  • Leather Uppers: Our Leather is sourced from a local tannery just outside of Cape Town. It is run by and employs the local community. We use a full-grain Proteus soft leather 1.8/2.0mm sustainably and ethically harvested as a byproduct from a meat tannery.
  • Veldskoen Sole: All our soles are made from 100% recyclable rubber compound that has an extended durability. It also has shorter cycle times, lower energy consumption, and less waste during manufacturing in effect slashing our greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Insoles: To create the most comfortable shoe, and to live up to our history as a shoe that is designed to be on your feet all day, we spared no expense in finding the very best combination of materials and manufacturing. We use a 4mm stitch down with high-density memory foam with a durable PU lining that creates the perfect padding and ultra-comfort for your feet.
  • Laces: Our laces are a 50/50 polyester cotton blend with a length of 70cm / 27 inches. The combination of the Polyester and Cotton blend creates a strong and flexible lace that will not break down and lasts longer than traditional laces.
  • Stitching: Our stitching is a semi waxed 100% polyester braided thread that is as strong as the shoe itself. We use double stitching on all high movement areas of the shoe for added strength.

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Think about what you put your feet in

Mossop leather is 175 years old and one of the oldest companies in South Africa. They take responsibility for every decision they make and pride themselves on their transparent supply chain. They are aware that everything they do impacts the world around us. Conscious of this result means they are actively involved in creating a more sustainable future in their leather production.

Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Michael P. (Spokane, US)
Love these boots

I saw these when they first released. Kept coming back to look at them. Then they had a great sale so I had to get them. Got them in. They are amazing, they are soooo comfortable. I would have been happy with them at full price, but on sale, I can't stop smiling. Love these boots. My wife now want a pair.

Beverly M. (Washington, US)
Men Drakenberg Boot

I love the feel and it is made very well I would recommend a friend love them I will be ordering more

Richard C.E. (Arlington, US)
Excellent Boot!

I love these boots! My feet are hard to please, but these boots do it. 5 stars

Fred B. (Harwich, US)
Comfy out of the box

I'm often wary the first time I wear a new pair of shoes, especially when buying online, but these shoes were comfy right away, no breaking in necessary. And they look awesome, too.

We're happy to hear that you found them comfortable right away and no break in was necessary, Fred. Your satisfaction is our top priority. We hope that you'll be enjoying your new boots for many adventures to come. Thanks again for choosing Veldskoen shoes!

Terry M. (York, US)

Great looking and very comfortable as well!

Thank you for sharing your feedback about our new Drakensberg Boots, Terry! They were designed with comfort in mind, and we're thrilled to know they're living up to your expectations. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.