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The Timberland Chukka cleats are designed to keep the wearer’s foot in great comfort with an adjustable fit from its lace-up feature. This shoe is available in men’s and women’s sizes.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Chukka cleats have been around for quite a while now. It has been one of the favorite winter cleats by many and has also become an essential factor in one’s wardrobe. But how did the Chukka cleats came into creation? What were the origins of the cleats?

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 a 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 still also undetermined.

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.

The Chukka cleats were typically made of suede material, and the model first gained popularity as casual footwear during the 1940’s, 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.

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.

  • The Timberland Amherst High-Top Chukka may be available at a discounted price in some retailer.
  • Care instructions for the shoe: Balm Proofer All-Purpose Protector; Waximum Waxed Leather Protector
  • The mesh lining of the shoe is manufactured from 50% PET which is recycled plastic bottles.
  • The OrthoLite Polyurethane footbed which uses 5% recycled rubber also offers superb cushioning and support.
  • The Sensorflex technology of the silhouette offers excellent support, flexibility, and suspension.
  • The platform height of the shoe approximately measures ¾”.


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