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  • Produced by John Lofgren of Japan
  • Horween Chromexcel uppers with Japanese cowhide lining
  • Goodyear welt construction with British made storm welts
  • Heavy single and double stitched sewing
  • 1.25" stacked heel
  • German made steel shanks
  • Made in USA Vibram 430 soles & heels
  • Embossed padded leather heel pad
  • Woven JLB lion pull tabs
  • Built on the John Lofgren 110 last
  • Available in half sizes 7 - 11.5 (US sizing, which comes up large to allow for thick socks)

John Lofgren Bootmaker Chelsea boots were developed by researching the originals developed by J. Sparkes-Hall in the 1800s, versions favored by American Congressmen in the 19th and early 20th century, to the versions worn by the Chelsea Set in southwest London in the 1950s. The latter is where the Chelsea boot derives its name. The JLB Chelsea boot is overbuilt, using Horween Chromexcel leather uppers with Japanese cowhide lining, heavy-duty elastic gussets, a full length backstay, 360 degree storm welt and American made Vibram soles and heels. These aren't your British uncle's Chelsea boots from his coffee bar days. Our Chelsea boots are made in Japan and exhibit the finest, painstaking attention to detail by master craftsmen and women