To celebrate the rich history of the Chelsea boot, we've put together a playlist of songs that we're listening to right now, along with ones that are inspired by or reference the boot in some way. Grab a pair of The Finn, head to the playlist below, turn up the volume, and enjoy!
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Beyond the Playlist: Boot Care for The Finn
Our newest Chelsea boot comes in three styles: Sienna, Black, and Brown. The Finn Sienna is made of a water-resistant, Rusan suede leather and for that we recommend suede protector. You can also clean your new Sienna Chelsea boot with Otter Wax Suede Cleaner. For The Finn Black and Brown, we recommend Blackrock Leather 'n Rich, our most popular boot care product. You can also use Pure Polish's high shine wax if you like to keep your Chelsea boots gleaming.
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@helmbootsatx Introducing The Finn: Our Newest Chelsea Boot in Brown, Black, and waxed, water-resistant Sienna. #FootwearForLife #FYP ♬ original sound - HELM Boots
Beyond the Playlist: A History of the Chelsea Boot
The Chelsea boot is a classic and versatile footwear option that has been around for over 150 years. Originally developed in the mid-19th century as a riding boot, the Chelsea boot has evolved into a popular choice for both men and women and has been worn by everyone from British royalty to rockstars.
The Chelsea boot is named after the fashionable district of London where it was first worn by the well-heeled residents in the 1850s. The design of the boot features a low heel, a sleek silhouette, and a distinctive elastic band that runs along the side of the foot, making it easy to slip on and off.
The Chelsea boot became popular among the British aristocracy in the late 1800s, and was often worn by members of the royal family, including Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. In the 1960s, the Chelsea boot gained widespread popularity among the mod and rocker subcultures, and was worn by iconic musicians such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones (featured in the playlist above), and The Who.
Today, the Chelsea boot is a wardrobe staple for many fashion-conscious individuals, and is available in a wide range of styles and colors to suit every taste. With The Finn, we have built a Chelsea boot that feels amazing and looks great.