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Veldskoen Chukka - Full-Grain Leather (Brown Sole)

FREE RSA SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS OVER R500. EASY RETURNS, NO RISK, ALL THE REWARDS

Check the Size Guide BEFORE placing your order.

Our wide fit, unisex, shoes  look equally great on gents and ladies. However, your Veldskoen size might not be your usual size. We have found (through repeated testing) that ladies must order one size down, and half sizes must also order down rather than up. 

Our ode to old school quality, our celebration of time and character.  If cowboys knew better, they would all wear Chukka boots.

 The Chukka is the all weather, all purpose, all man boot! The cut is timeless, and can be dressed up or down. So, you really only ever need to pack one pair of shoes, regardless of where you go. They are rugged enough to face the outdoors. They are chic enough to walk into a wedding.

 Our Chukka boots are made from strong, full grain, waxy, old town leather, which softens and darkens, as it ages.

The boots are polished to perfection before they leave the factory. However, when the waxy, oiled surface of the leather is scuffed, the boots initially show up marks. This is because scuffing the shoe takes the oil off the surface.  If scuff marks bother you, they polish out easy peasy. However,  if you let the leather settle, you will soon see all marks and blemishes wash into a glorious textured finish of a slightly darker brown hue. 

What starts out as marks of imperfection, become traits of deep and lasting character. Good Chukkas, like good men, get better with age. 

    • Superior materials: We source as many of our materials locally (in SA) as we possibly can. By sourcing locally, we help support local businesses and communities. This has the knock-on effect of reduced carbon emissions, because components and finished products spend less time in transit.
    • All day Comfort: Veldskoen leather naturally conforms and moulds to your foot. After a few days of wear, they will feel like they are an extension of your foot.
    • Hand stitched detail:   Each Veldskoen is handmade and stitched in South Africa by master shoe makers. This means individual care and attention is given to every shoe.
    • Odour free: Did you know leather is a natural deodorizer? Veldskoen announce themselves because of how they look, not because of how they smell. You can even wear them without socks.
    • Leather Uppers: Our leather is sourced from a handful of local tanneries. For our Chukka boot, and our Woodstock Chelsea boot, we use a full grain oily waxy leather, which is a sustainably and ethically, sourced by-product from local the meat industry.
    • Full grain oily/waxy leather in tan/brown colour for our Chukka and Woodstock ranges also in 1.8/20mm substance.

      Because we use full grain leathers, finishes may differ slightly between shoes, or areas on a pair of shoes. We love these unique textures and believe they are part of what gives Veldskoen their beautiful character!

    • Hydrophobic leather: All our Veldskoen leathers have been given a hydrophobic treatment. This means that if you spill liquid on them, it will roll off, instead of damning up, which gives you time to wipe off the liquid before it is absorbed.
    • Veldskoen Sole:All our soles are all made from a durable synthetic rubber compound, which is recyclable.
    • Insock:To give you all day comfort, our insocks are made with a 4mm, high density, memory foam. They are covered with a durable PU lining that creates the perfect padding for your feet.
    • Laces: Our 70cm/27 inch laces are 50/50 polyester and cotton blend. This combination of polyester and cotton creates a strong and flexible lace that will last a long time.
    • Stitching: Our stitching is done with a semi waxed, 100% polyester, braided thread, that is as strong as the shoe itself. We use double stitching, on all high movement areas of the shoe, for added strength.
  • How much is shipping and how long does it take?

    • Shipping to anywhere in South Africa is FREE for any order over R500, and it takes 5-7 working days for your order to reach you once it has been processed.
    • For orders under R500, there is a standard delivery fee of R80, and they also take 5-7 working days once your order has been processed.
    • We only ship on business days, so orders placed on Friday after 11:00 am or over the weekend will ship out on Monday morning.
    • Express Delivery costs R120 and takes 2-3 working days, anywhere in South Africa, once your order has been processed.
    • Cost and delivery time for international deliveries are calculated on a case-by-case basis. We do not ship to countries where we have distribution partner stores. (Visit our FAQ Page for the list of international distribution partners.)
    What is the status of my order?
    • Once your order is on its way, you'll receive a shipping notification via email. If you're having trouble tracking your order, don't hesitate to email us at hello@veldskoen.shoes.
    • Veldskoen uses The Courier Guy to ship the majority of our parcels. You can track your order by entering your order’s waybill number here.
    Cancelling an order:
    • Please WhatsApp us at +27 76 812 6246 (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm) or send an email to hello@veldskoen.shoes, and we’ll find a good solution.

  • Free local Exchanges:
    • We offer one free size exchange per order, on shoes bought directly from our website (www.veldskoen.shoes), that were delivered anywhere in South Africa. This video explains how it works…
    How long will it take?
    • Local exchanges normally take 7-10 working days. If, for any reason, your exchange is expected to be delayed, we will contact you.
    Conditions for returning/exchanging Veldskoen:
    • To return/exchange your Veldskoen, they must be unworn, in a re-sellable condition, and still in the original packaging.
    • If possible, write your name and your requested size and colour selection on a piece of paper, and put it inside the box, before the courier collects. This will be a big help to our team.
    • If we do not have your requested size/colour, a member from our team will contact you to make arrangements.
    How to initiate the return/exchange process:
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