Helm Declan Boots

Finding some classy post-lockdown footwear is a priority of ours here at Coolector HQ and, as we often do when on the hunt for dapper shoes, we found ourselves perusing the digital shelves of Helm and their Declan Boots immediately caught our eye. For those after some footwear with a touch of refinement and sophistication for your post-quarantine meet-ups, the Declan Boots from Helm definitely get our vote.

American workshop, Helm, operate out of Texas and they definitely know what they’re doing when it comes to high quality footwear – something which is witnessed with these effortlessly cool and pleasing versatile Declan Boots. Available in three different colourways – namely, Black, Brown and Tan – these boots cost $295 which, considering the impressive quality on offer, seems like a small price to pay.

Versatile Design & Performance

The goal of Helm Boots from day one has been to create a boot that is versatile, timeless, and functional – something you’re able to wear in the workshop or boardroom. There are over 153 steps involved in the crafting of a pair of HELM boots, which are performed by 14 master boot makers. Helm are relentless about craftsmanship and have spent years refining their process which is something you can see for yourself in the quality of these Declan Boots.

The Declan Boots from Helm ($295) are billed as a fresh take on the Chukka boot and they boast a style all of their own. These fantastically dapper boots incorporate elegant details and leathers into a traditional style, which makes the Declan a versatile ankle boot that can go with you from the boardroom to the bar and anywhere in-between. The comfort is second to none and there is hardly any break in time at all with these striking and aesthetically superior boots from Helm.

Boots live and die on the quality of their construction and craftsmanship and the Helm Declan Boots definitely don’t disappoint in this regard. They boast a Blake Rapid Stitch construction which ensures they are robust and adventure ready as they come whilst also delivering the same unparalleled comfort you’d come to expect from a pair of Helm boots. The shell of these boots is made from supple full-grain Balthazar leather and this offers a real tangible sense of quality to proceedings.

Best Foot Forward

There are certain footwear brands that we’re always gravitating towards here at The Coolector and Helm unquestionably sit at our top table because of quality creations like these Declan Boots. Each pair has a HELM signature white composite rubber midsole and the brass finish eyelets add a touch of refinement to the finish.

Each pair of Declan Helm Boots is handcrafted in Brazil and fits true to size so if you are in between sizes, Helm suggest sizing down. The $295 price tag is a remarkable one for such a great looking piece of footwear and with a few different colourways to choose from, you are sure to find a pair of Declan Boots that match your style.

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