Chelsea boots are big news for Autumn/Winter 15. The Seventies favourite are back; worn by everyone from The Beatles to The Rolling Stones, the typically black leather boot has become a classic over the years due to it’s versatility and simplicity. Whether worn with a suit or a pair ripped jeans, the Chelsea boot has always had a place in many men’s wardrobes and that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon, with the likes of Kanye West and David Beckham pictured wearing them recently.
For 2015, the Chelsea boot has been given a contemporary update with various takes appearing on the market, appealing to a whole new audience. The rise of luxury streetwear over the past few years has seen the line between ‘smart’ and ‘casual’ become harder to define combining influences from both genres. The suede Chelsea boot being one of the latest hybrids. Below, I have picked out some of my favourite Chelsea boots on the market at the moment. Whilst the sleek design remains the same, the finish varies from the distressed ALLSAINTS Lance Boot to the streamlined Common Projects.
Which is your favourite style?
ALLSAINTS Lance Boot – Black – £158
Common Projects Chelsea Boot – Tan – £333
Clarks Chart Zip Boot – Dark Brown – £75
ALLSAINTS Carrillo Boot – Bitter – £178