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Women's Tayla Jane Chukka

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The Tayla Jane Women's Chukka boots are a Collab with a private safari guide, trainer, and wildlife presenter Tayla Mccurdy. she is a presenter for WildEarth.tv’s #safariLIVE and featuring on numerous National Geographic shows both from the Sabi Sand and the Maasai Mara.

  • Handmade In South Africa
  • Sustainably and ethically made
  • High-performance technical leather that repels water
  • Ultra-soft leather and super comfy
DESCRIPTION & FEATURES
  • 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.
  • Brighten your sole: We offer a color to match any situation. From cruising the office to hiking through the bush without skipping a beat.
  • Smell the roses: Did you know leather is a natural deodorizer? Our shoes will have your feet smelling like a rose.
SPECS
  • 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 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.
SHIPPING & RETURNS

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CONSCIOUS SUSTAINABILITY

To us, sustainabilityis about making beautiful products that last, constantly looking at every aspect of a process, and evaluating how we can do it better to improve the impact on the environment and the people around us.


Customer Reviews

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Ali (Vineyard Haven, US)
Tayla Jane

I like these enough to give them 4 stars, I have only worn these boots once, as I got blisters from where the boot rubbed against my ankles.That is not a deal breaker for me - I expect that when wearing new boots. The toe box is roomy and I can probably wear a thick wool sock, which will be great for cold winter days. I found the color too light - so I am hoping for the leather to darken up with time - get some unique wear going on with the leather. Unfortunately, I found a slight tear where the upper piece of leather meets the body of the boot. I found it as I was applying the leather cleaning lotion. ( I put that on as a way to care for new leather), so a return would be impossible. Arch support is good and fit is good. Just check around the stitching for tears.

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Katie C. (Bossier City, US)
Perfect!

I absolutely LOVE my new shoes! I thought they would be painful to break in but they are extremely comfortable and true to size! This definitely won’t be the last pair I order! ❤️❤️

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Che A. (Seattle, US)
My Veldskoen

I love it!

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Kathy K. (Irvine, US)

Women's Tayla Jane Chukka

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SD (Barrington, US)
Great shoes, great philosophy, totally green company 💜

I have unusually feet after several running injuries. I had to try several pairs before finding the right fit. Customer service was incredibly supportive and responsive and PATIENT with me as I returned each pair. Thanks for what you do. I will wear them for many years to come. Did I mention the quality is amazing!