Anderson Bean Black Smooth Hippo Wide Square Toe Boot, 13" Bone Top
Handmade exclusively for Ranch-Land Western Store
Anderson Bean's Black Smooth Hippo Wide Square Toe Boot, made exclusively for Ranch-Land, works hard and looks great doing it! Anderson Bean boots are proudly handmade in the U.S.A., and grounded in over 150 years of craftmanship experience.
Because of the uniqueness of the hippo leather, this boot runs a half size small. Please consider sizing up from your regular size.
Vamp:Black Smooth Hippo
Top:13" Bone Leather
Toe:DB, Wide Square
Sole: Black Hybrid. These full leather soles are injected with rubber at the ball of the foot where you need it the most. This lightweight, flexible sole is AB's best-selling sole treatment.
Features: Removable Cushion Insole, Steel Shank
About the Leather: Hippo leather is somewhat of a novelty in that it was not commonly seen until a few years ago. In its original state this leather is very thick and heavily scarred.
The outmost grain is removed by sanding until some of the scars are removed. The bottom layer is split off to leave the top grain to be used in boots.
Hippo wears very well under hard use but needs to be occasionally cleaned and conditioned to maximize wear. A brass bristle brush is ideal to remove loose dirt and dust from its suede like finish.
Ladies Sizing: To find your size equivalent in a men's boot, we recommend sizing down 1.5 sizes from your regular size. Ex., if you wear a size 9 in women's, you would want a size 7.5 in men's.