Alden’s Indy boot, also known as the 405, usually comes with neo-cork outsoles. But with the unseasonably wintry weather hitting much of northern Europe you might need soles that are a bit more substantial. Enter the Alden Indy in dark brown kudu with Vibram commando soles (model 40513HC). The Kudu’s uppers are heavily oiled to provide extra protection against the elements:
If the Kudus are a bit too heavy-duty for your liking, a pair of classic 405s are still brilliant:
You can buy the Alden Indy Kudu with Vibram commando soles (model 40513HC) and the classic 405 from The Shoe Mart. Price: $435.