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Leather Lace-Up Boots

| By David Clough | From Fox NFL Sunday, January/ February 2023
Leather Lace-Up Boots
While wear takes a toll on fancy footwear from loafers to oxfords and snazzy sneakers, one stalwart shoe is a standby for years of use. Leather lace-up boots take their cue from hard-working kicks designed in the early 20th century. Bred for practicality, but instilled with rugged style, these American-made shoes can take a beating and still look great when paired with chinos and a button-down. Combat, as so often happens with men’s wear, inspired the Trench Boot (bottom, $488) from Oak Street Bootmakers. The World War I General of the Armies John J. Pershing knew the importance of foot protection to infantry and approved the heavily reinforced boot that would be …
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