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.
The leather is Earth Brown Waxy Commander, a cowhide leather from Charles F. Stead Tannery in Leeds, England. C.F. Stead are renowned for their unique and masterfully tanned leathers, particularly their waxed suedes and Kudu leathers. The Waxy Commander is of the former group, being a heavily waxed and oiled suede leather that will resist dirt and moisture exceedingly well. Over time, as the waxy exterior wears down, the suede texture beneath will become more apparent, giving them a very dynamic patina.
Choose 0.5 size smaller than your Brannock size.
- Earth Brown Waxed Cowhide Upper
- Leather produced by C.F. Stead Tannery in England
- Full grain cowhide lining from Milwaukee, WI
- 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
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