Monkey Boots — a footwear characterized by the ankle-high length, sturdy construction, and lace-up design. These boots gained popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s, particularly within the British mod subculture. The term “monkey” in their name is a reference to the boots’ utilitarian and sturdy nature, suggesting a connection to the work boots worn by laborers.
Specific characteristics of Monkey Boots:
- tractor tyre sole;
- oxblood or black color;
- bright M-shape stitching (yellow color stitches and laces for red leather and the black stays all black).