California based Yuketen is the work of Yuki Matsuda and his dedicated team of artisans who produce classic made in USA footwear and luggage. The products take their rugged yet refined appeal from the American craft traditions that inspire Yuki. Each Yuketen article begins with the utmost thought and is constructed only by hands of great skill and experience from the best material available. The company is incredibly proud of their products and it shows.
This season sees an update to the very popular Country Ranger from past collections- Say hello to the English Ranger.
The leather is- as always with Yuketen products- stunning to look at and as supple as the natural material can come. The main update on the English Ranger is the sole , which now comes in the form of 2012 Vibram unit. We are very excited about this development as in our eyes, the only real weakness to the Country ranger was its Crepe sole feature ; we both own a pair and struggle to wear them in wet weather, as the sole becomes dirty and near impossible to clean. As well as the practical benefits to the English Ranger, the Vibram sole also looks better, and gives a more dressed up, versatile feel to the shoe. A really nice, long-lasting piece of footwear.