The Desert Goat
The Desert Goat
The Desert Goat
The Desert Goat
The Desert Goat
The Desert Goat
The Desert Goat
The Desert Goat
The Desert Goat

The Desert Goat

£ 275.00 GBP

Exceptional desert boots made in England from our soft yet durable goat leather. Choose from three colourways in unisex sizing.

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PRODUCT FEATURES

The Desert Goat is a extremely rare beast. A superior desert boot made in England from goat leather produced in our own small-batch tannery. We’ve teamed up with master shoemaker Jadd Friedman to offer a limited edition batch of desert boots in three colours in unisex half sizes from UK 3-12. Please measure carefully and contact us if you have any questions.

  • Premium goat leather desert boots
  • Available in chestnut leather, black leather and green suede
  • Natural rubber crepe soles
  • Unisex sizing from UK 3-12 (size guide below)
  • Vegetable-tanned goat leather
  • Fully leather lined for durability and comfort
  • Practical heel tab for taking on and off
  • Soft goat leather that needs no wearing in
  • Stitchdown construction
  • Cushioned heel section for extra comfort
  • Resoling service available
  • Sourced, tanned and made in England

MAKER'S NOTES

Both supple and strong, lightweight and durable, our British goat leather is absolutely perfect for making desert boots that wear like a slipper from day one. Designed to be versatile and hardwearing, The Desert Goat can also be resoled making it a guaranteed long term ally.

Although a British cultural icon, sadly desert boots are very rarely made in the UK anymore. For this limited collaboration, each boot will be handmade by Jadd Friedman in his Suffolk workshop. Jadd is the UK’s leading expert on the “stitchdown” construction method by which the natural rubber crepe soles are attached securely to the leather upper.

SIZE GUIDE

For men, sizing is true to UK standards for a formal shoe. If you have another pair of desert boots, go by that size.
For women, our unisex sizing may differ slightly so please follow the guide below and choose based on the suggested foot length.
Our desert boots are a standard G width fitting.

To measure your feet, place a sheet of paper on the ground against a wall, stand on it with your heel against the same wall, and mark with a pencil around your longest toe (not always your big toe). Make sure the pencil is vertical and wear the same socks that you intend to wear with your boots. For best results ask someone else to do this while you stand still!

Choose the UK size based on the closest 'suggested foot length' in the chart below. Our recomendation allows for 1.5cm room in your boots but if you like your shoes to be tight, then add 1.2cm to your actual foot length and go by that 'shoe inside length'.

If you have any questions at all, please email us on info@billytannery.co.uk before you place an order.

UK Size3.544.555.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.512
Euro Size363737.5383939.5404141.54242.5434444.5454646.547
USA Size4.555.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.513
Shoe inside length (cm)24.124.625.025.425.826.226.727.127.527.928.428.829.229.630.130.530.931.3
Suggested foot length (cm)22.623.123.523.924.324.725.225.626.026.426.927.327.728.128.629.029.429.8

 

DELIVERY & RETURNS

UK shipping is always free and tracked with Royal Mail. International orders over £250 also include free shipping.

Please note that made-to-order items, such as these Desert Boots cannot be returned unless faulty. Please make sure to check your sizing carefully.

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