Mark McNairy New Amsterdam Playboy Chukka

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Normally I’d agree that classics should just be left as they are, but not in this instance. These modified Sanders chukkas that Mark McNairy has done are spot-on. 

I can’t speak for the rest of the Proper personnel, but I actually prefer these to the Sanders originals. All that Mr. McNairy has really done here is made the toes a bit less pointy and chukked (get it?) a lip around the top of the sole, but these two tasteful tweaks have made all the difference for me.

I tried a pair of originals on a while ago, in the hope that they’d look like they did on Steve McQueen‘s feet. But they didn’t. I looked like I was off to a smart-casual networking event.

McNairy has undoubtedly given these chukkas an injection of Americana, but rest assured: they are still made right here in England, by Sanders, in the same place as always (Northamptonshire to be precise).

So bite the Bullitt now, and get some.

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  1. Lori Blevns
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