Custom Order - 1 Pair of Boots
Interested in our boots but looking for something a bit more tailored to your preference? This is the perfect option to consider. Featured in these photos is a small amount of some of the many custom pairs we have made. Please note not all custom makeups are photographed and listed on the site. Pictures listed on this page are of previous custom orders, samples and prototypes.
How does it work?
When ordering, you can choose to select the specifications you will want on your boots and then check out from there. If you need any assistance or would like to place a manual order, please contact email@example.com.
Custom order batches typically start on the 15th or 30th of each month. This means if you submit your order on the 10th, for example, it will not get entered into the queue of work until the 15th and then start shortly after that. If we finish sooner we will ship sooner and let you know. Please note that during this process some manual difficulties may occur which may involve us having to re-cut a pattern, re-bottom the boot or any similar event caused by one of the just under 200 manual steps involved in creating the pair of boots. Should one of these events occur it may delay anticipated completion time and you will be contacted with working updates.
What are the basic styles?
*Current lead times are 10-12 weeks due to volume and the occasional covid-related supply line delay. Please note covid lock-downs and/or delays may cause additional wait time for your order.
*If your shipping address changes during the lead time period please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know.
*Custom orders placed during October and November 2020 will be slightly delayed outside of the 10-12 week window due to a supply line delay at a few suppliers who were operating at reduced staff. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions or are seeking additional details, thank you.
*The leathers pictured are currently the leathers which have been photographed.
*Ridgeway sole/heel is only available up to size 11 however stock is limited.
*Cost of major components such as leather and soles may fluctuate depending on market conditions and will be reflected in add on charges.
*Custom orders are exempt from all promotions.
No. 18 Last (Original)
This last runs between a D and single E width with a slight almond shaped toe. Our general rule of thumb is to go down a half size from your typical sneaker size. So for example, if you wear a size 10.5 in sneakers, we would suggest a size 10 in our boots. We recommend trying your boots on/wearing them with a thin sock or dress sock to get an accurate idea of fit. If you wear a single E wide width or prefer a bit of extra room in your footwear, we would suggest ordering your Brannock size in this last. Our last will generally not accommodate EE or EEE widths and higher as measured on a Brannock device, however our customers wearing the aforementioned widths tend to take their typical sneaker size or go a half size up from Brannock as not much more length is added when doing so.
Brand size comparison examples:
Brannock - Half size down to true to size. If you have a wider forefoot but not quite a single E width, go with your Brannock size. If you are a standard/D width, go a half size down from Brannock.
Viberg 2030 - Half size up if D/standard width.
Red Wing No. 8 Last - Half size up.
Allen Edmond's Boots - True to size.
Alden Barrie - Generally one half size up.
Nike - Half size down.
New Balance - Half size down.
Adidas - Half size down.
Reebok - Half size down.
More sizing information on this last can be found via this video link.
No. 602 Last (New)
This is the newer Parkhurst last. Its features include a rounder, more voluminous toebox along with a tapered arch and heel. Opening up into a single E width in the forefoot and toebox, there will be a decent amount of breathing room and additional flexibility to wear the socks of your preference. A higher instep angle will also help to accommodate those looking for additional vertical room.
Brand size comparison examples:
Brannock - Half size down. If you're a 10D Brannock or between a D and E width, go with size 9.5 in the 602 last. If you measure a single E width, we suggest going with your Brannock size.
Alden Barrie - True to size.
Red Wing No. 8 - True to size.
Wolverine - True to size.
Sizing can be particular for each individual and we are more than happy to help you determine the correct size in our boots by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We can also assist in identifying the right size for you based off of what you wear in other brands of footwear.
We believe in making our footwear in the U.S. to help revive the American manufacturing industry. The materials used to make this boot came from the below states:
Wisconsin, Ohio, Illinois, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.
We love using Dainite soles and C.F. Stead leather - and will continue to do so in the future. Since these are not manufactured directly here they are ordered through American distributors in the Mid-West and Eastern coast to help support the supply chain both in the industry and the U.S.A.