Grant Stone Boots

Brass Boot - Black CXL

$380

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Grant Stone was founded in 2016, but the groundwork for the company started being laid decades ago - when the son of a renowned New England boot-and-shoe salesman built a relationship with a shoe factory in China. Decades later, his son packed his bags and moved from Michigan to Xiamen, China, to work in that very same factory. Eight years after that, Grant Stone (the boot brand, there is no person named Grant Stone) was born.

Not interested in cutting corners or dropping prices, Grant Stone boots are made from the very best materials, sourced globally, & assembled utilizing difficult (but superior) construction methods to create a product that will speak for itself. Their relationship with the factory gives them incredible flexibility with their designs, leaving room to experiment and develop new processes on the workshop floor more quickly and easily than other brands.

The Brass Boot is one of the more interesting Moc Toe boots we've come across. Opting for a slightly sleeker-than-standard toe shape, as well as a more subdued moc stitch (also swapping the standard wedge sole for a lug sole) make these a lot more fancy than expected. Still right at home stomping around a work site or hiking somewhere, sure, but also, you could definitely dress these up and they would look both good and not out of place. Which is impressive.

These are built on Grant Stone's Floyd last, a pretty classic D-width last with a more spade-like shape and a fairly standard fit. This last is quite accommodating for most feet, and generally fits best when taken 0.5 size smaller than your brannock size.

Chromexcel cowhide an extremely sturdy and handsome leather that only gets better and better with time. Horween Black CXL is a tea-core leather, meaning the dye hasn't fully penetrated the hide, sitting only at the surface above a "natural" brown core. Over time, that black dye will scuff off and wear down in certain areas, revealing a tan interior that will also darken and patina with wear.

As far as leather goes, it's thick and sturdy, starting out noticeably stiff and requiring a few weeks of good wear to really break-in. After that, the leather begins to relax considerably, moulding to take the shape of the wearer's foot and softening at flex points to move more easily.

Choose 0.5 size smaller than your Brannock size.

  • Black Horween CXL cowhide
  • Full grain kip leather lining
  • Grant Stone Floyd last
  • 6" height
  • Moc toe
  • 360 storm welt
  • Grant Stone lug outsole + heel
  • Leather insole and midsole
  • Cork fill & steel shank support beneath the insole
  • 5 solid brass eyelets + 2 solid brass speed hooks
  • Extra laces & shoe horn included with boots
  • Custom gold foil internal heel stamp
  • Handmade in Xiamen, China

We reference Brannock sizing for our footwear. The Brannock Device is the standard foot measuring tool for the world's footwear industry. Most better quality footwear stores will have one.

Built on the Grant Stone Floyd Last
Need help with sizing? Contact us.

  • Narrow and low volume feet:
    • 1 size smaller than Brannock
  • D-Width and average volume feet:
    • 0.5 size smaller than Brannock

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