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How To Clean Suede Desert Boots

Since our launch in January this year, we've put nearly a couple of hundred pairs of Ltd Edition Hutton Desert Boots out into the world. With so many pairs walking around it's inevitable that bad weather, accidents and in the case of one of our customers, Mark, waitresses with trays of hot oily food ready to dump on your nice new Ltd Edition Desert Boots, are going to take their toll. This is a problem that can face all of us, and seems to happen to our favourite items only when they're irreplaceable. However, there are some tips that can help if something bad happens to your suede boots and so with Mark's permission we wanted to share some of...

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New Limited Edition Colour: Havana Sand Hutton Desert Boots

We had such an amazing response to our first production run of Hutton Desert Boots that we went back to the source and produced another limited edition 100 pairs in a fantastic tobacco brown we're calling Havana Sand. Our first run sold out of most sizes within a couple of days so if you missed them the first time around, or you just want to bag yourself another great colour, then don't wait around. These will likely fly out, too. Coming Down The Line Making boots is a pretty slow business but we've been working away behind the scenes to develop more products for Hutton, so watch this space!

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Our Incredible Hutton Launch Day!

Thanks to everyone who helped make our Hutton launch an incredible success! We opened our online store yesterday, 28th January and 11am London time and by midnight we'd sold nearly 70 pairs of our 100 pair Limited Edition Type 01 Desert Boots. Truly amazing and so encouraging to know there were many others out there who felt the need for desert boots the way they used to be made. Your support has definitely helped us with 'proof of concept' and we'll be investing proceeds from the sale of our launch to develop more products, so watch this space.

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Once Upon a Time All Desert Boots Were Made Like This...

Back in 2014 we'd become fed up with buying desert boots from well known brands where the quality was so variable and seemed to be determined by the colour you chose. Suedes that were stiff like plastic, man-made fibreboard inside, skimpy soles made of milled crepe that can get super slippery in the wet and made in faceless factories the far east. Prices seemed to go up, but sadly over time quality went down. "Surely, it must be possible to make a better desert boot?" Digging into the archives, reviewing hundreds of vintage adverts, thousands of images of desert boot wearers in days gone by we came to the conclusion that we could make something as good as they once...

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Our First Model - Type 01 Desert Boots

This is our first Hutton Type 01 Desert Boot available only as a Limited Edition of 100 pairs. When we visited our factory in Italy in November we wrote up the specification for our first issue of the Hutton Type 01 Desert Boot. We wanted to recreate the classic desert boots of the 1950s and 60s. It was also very important to us to ensure the quality of materials was the absolute best available. The factory was pleased to hear this because so many desert boots today are made to a rock bottom spec and made to sell as cheaply as possible. The marketplace is full of cheap desert boots, but we know from experience that there's a market of...

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