Chukka Boots

Chukka Boots

Chukka boots are ankle-length boots with two or three pairs of eyelets for lacing. They are usually made from calfskin, suede or crocodile, and were popular in the late 1940's - 50's as casual wear.

About Chukka Boots

Chukka boots or turf boots are ankle-length boots with two or three pairs of eyelets for lacing.They are usually made from calfskin or suede, although they have also been made from more exotic materials such as crocodile. They were popular in the late 1940s and 1950s as casual wear. The name chukka comes from the game of polo. A form of chukka boots worn by British forces in the Western Desert Campaign of World War II are Desert boots. Desert boots have a crepe rubber sole.

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