Chelsea boots began life in the equestrian world and were called jodhpur or paddock boots. The unique boots shot to stardom in the swinging sixties and were a favourite with mods AND rockers.
has an ankle high profile, which can really make an impression. They are also very sturdy, and a pair with rubber soles will cope well with the hardships of winter.
What sets the Chelsea boot apart from other ankle high footwear is the elasticated gusset, which allows the wearer to slip the footwear on and off with ease.
The chelsea is sort of like the loafer of boots. It’s an easy slip-on style with an elastic ankle for flexibility and comfort. My advice is to look for a pair that has a sharp chiseled toebox similar to that of a benchmade pair of oxfords. Avoid anything overly round, chunky or “outdoorsy”. Instead, keep them sharp and lean, and wear them with everything from slim suits to stacked denim.
Your wardrobe is not complete if you do not have at least a pair of Chelsea boots. Men wear a lot of boots from Chukkas to Brogue boots, on to Cowboy boots, Chelsea boots and so many other types.
Chelsea boots are made available both in suede and leather material to soothe your taste. It fits perfectly for casual outings and even formal events.