Hard Graft Open Derby Shoes

The wares of Hard Graft are pretty much mainstays on the pages of The Coolector but, truth be told, it is normally their accessories such as wallets and bags that we’re talking about but they’ve increased dipped their toe in the apparel market of late and to great success once again with these awesome looking Hard Graft Open Derby Shoes. Devilishly dapper in the extreme and stylish enough for any occasion, this is another small batch production from one of our favourite lifestyle brands.

The Hard Graft Open Derby Shoes have a price tag of €390 and come in a chestnut brown colour way that is versatile enough to go with anything outfit choice. To lace or not to lace, that is the question, and with these brilliant looking Open Derby Shoes from Hard Graft, that decision is up to you. They are just as functional with or without laces so you can make that fashion call depending on your own style or the occasion but you can rest assured this footwear will look great all the same.

Old School Cool

These Hard Graft Open Derby Shoes in chestnut brown are a particularly limited release from Hard Graft and we really don’t expect them to be hanging around on the shelves for too long so move quickly if you want to add these to your footwear rotation in 2019. These classy looking shoes from Hard Graft might not come cheap but the quality is plain to see in regards to the materials used in their construction.

Boasting a clean four hole construction in ultra-soft vegetable tan Italian leather with an extremely pliable buffalo leather sole and a softly padded supported insole, these Hard Graft Open Derby Shoes are about as classy as they come and deliver exceptional comfort for day to day wear. They can be finished with thin tonal laces (or not, the choice is yours), the understated style of these shoes is designed with a low stacked heel and boasts a “HOLD ON TO THE GOOD” slogan under the sole and has non-slip rubber inserts for additional comfort.

There is a distinct design aesthetic to all the wares from Hard Graft, be it accessories or apparel, and these Open Derby Shoes fit into that style once again. Dapper, well made and stylish, this is the sort of footwear that will elevate your outfit’s visual impact considerably and we’re big fans of the quality that has gone into the design and crafting of this first class footwear here at Coolector HQ.

Italian Craftsmanship

Crafted by skilled leather artisans in Italy, there truly is a tangible sense of quality to the Open Derby Shoes from Hard Graft and is great to see the brand become more and more involved in producing fashion pieces alongside their already excellent line up of wallets and other accessories. This cracking footwear is fully lined with calfskin and comes with a pair of laces included – it’s up to you whether you decide to use them or not.

With a price tag of just shy of €400, they’re obviously quite an expensive investment for a pair of shoes but these majestically stylish ones from Hard Graft will be your go-to for any occasion and you’ll definitely get plenty of wear out of them. The materials used in this footwear are sourced from Italy and across Europe and Hard Graft have spent the last 10 years tracking down the best suppliers, materials and manufacturers to ensure they do justice to their designs.

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.