Sierra Wingtip Ox - P I Brown
The Sierra Wingtip Ox combines classic Goodyear welt construction with exquisite detailing. Subtle, wavelike lines along the vamp of each boot mimic the alpine peaks and valleys of the Sierra Nevada mountain range for which the shoe is named.
Each shoe is bench-made in Mexico using semi-modified 1930’s American lasts for elegant and enduring style. A leather outsole is then Goodyear-stitched to the shoe's midsole using a 1910 German-made welt stitcher, each stitch being both hand-notched on the welt and sealed on the bottom of the outsole to eliminate thread breakage. Finally, a hand-crafted, leather heel is attached using nails carved from lemon trees. This soft, absorbent wood will expand when met by streets slicked with spring rain, tightly securing the heel to the shoe.
Full-leather insoles, natural cork filler for cushioning, and steel shank reinforcements increase fitting in the arch and heel as well as lessen foot fatigue by forming a stable bridge between the heel and ball of the individual owner's foot. Each insole has been hand-molded and hand-shaved in Mexico from 100% vegetable-tanned leather leaving a double-channel leather rib, an insignia of quality and rare detail seldom found in footwear today. The Sierra Wingtip Ox is finished with intricate hand-perforated brogueing and pinking on the toe, eyestay and backstay.
- Goodyear welt construction
- Vegetable-tanned, channeled leather insole
- Full leather lining
- Notched welt
- Lemon tree pegs
- Stacked leather heel with rubber key
- Hand perforations and pinked detailing
- Oiled leather outsole
- Made in Mexico