Who should buy the Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka

This Timberland sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a shoe with mesh lining that is manufactured from 50% PET recycled plastic bottles
  • You are after a sneaker with OrthoLite Polyurethane footbed which uses 5% recycled rubber also offers superb cushioning and support
  • You prefer a shoe with Sensorflex technology that offers excellent support, flexibility and suspension

Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka Logo

Style of the Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka

Despite having the origins of the brand being a manufacturer of work cleats, it didn’t have much of a challenge when its Timberland shoes shifted into casual footwear. With the rugged look of the Timberland cleats, it offers a rather edgy style for the wearer without losing the touch of both formality and fun.

Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka Midsole

The Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka displays flexibility with its stylish design. A diverse function in style comes with this high-top shoe that makes it able to keep up with the constant evolution of fashion. Both men and women are given the freedom to be unconventional with how to use the shoe as its versatility gives it the ability to complement a variety of ensembles stylishly.

Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka Toebox

For an easy and on-the-go get-up, one can throw on a pair of jeans, a shirt, and top off with a leather jacket or a denim jacket.

Notable Features

The Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka displays a rather attractive design but what stands out from the silhouette is its high tongue. This feature from this high-top shoe is what carries the weight of the image of the cleats.

Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka Laces

The premium full-grain leather upper of the silhouette also adds to the appealing image of the shoe, offering a rather clean, sleek, yet rugged look.

History of the Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka

The word “Chukka” was said to be derived from “Chukker” or “Chukka” which was a seven-and-a-half-minute Polo playing period. It was said to be from the Hindi word ”Chukkar” which means circle of turn. Only, the design of the first version of the Chukka cleats was undetermined as the cleats have variations of the upper design already. Even the true origins of the name “Chukka” cleats are still also undetermined.

Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka Collar

It was also believed by many that polo players used the Chukka cleats during the game, but none knows if this is legit. But one thing is for sure though; the cleats were used by off-duty polo players.

Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka Heel

The Chukka cleats were typically made of suede material, and the model first gained popularity as casual footwear during the 1940s, and it went on up to the present. The design of the cleats, though, didn’t really have an enormous change. It was significantly ankled-high and open laced with rounded toes.

Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka Outsole

The brand has embraced producing Timberland casual footwear and along their casual shoes is the Chukka cleats. The Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka is among the brand’s products. The high-top silhouette displays the signature quality of the Timberland cleats yet also offers a rather stylish appeal that adds up to the fashion-forward vibe of the shoe.

Facts / Specs

Top: High
Inspired from: Hiking
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Rubber Sole, EVA
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Colorways: Grey / Brown / Black / Green / Blue
SKUs: A1G82 / A1G8Z / A1G9B / A1LFL / A1OG9 / A1TU3 / CA1G8D / CA1HS2 / CA1ILS / CA1OG7

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