Chukka Boots | Oak Brown Leather Boots | Barefoot Shoes | Vibram Soles | Flexible, Breathable, Stylish | Veg Tan Leather | Made in England

Chukka Boots | Oak Brown Leather Boots | Barefoot Shoes | Vibram Soles | Flexible, Breathable, Stylish | Veg Tan Leather | Made in England


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*Chukka boots designed by Gaucho Ninja
*Completely handmade in the UK
*Top quality Spanish veg tan leather. Full grain and with deep tones and colors.
*Blake welted and manually stitched
*Breathable barefoot boots, minimalist footwear design and flexible soles
*Flat soles and wide toe box
*Ideal to wear as hiking boots or dress shoes
*Re soleable and keep enjoying them
*Ethically sourced and fullly traceable to source

::The Alexandre Yazdi's Chukka Boots::

Inspired by the French doctor and inventor Alexandre Yazdi, these Chukka boots are designed to accomplish a stylish, classy elegant look.
They are made with the best materials the way it was done in the past: to endure.

They are extremely lightweight (each shoe only weighing between 200 and 250g, about the weight of a standard sized apple) so are excellent for dancers or for anyone who likes the feeling of feet free to dance!

They are flexible enough to fold in half without damaging them. Being a backpacker in a previous life Gaucho Ninja has made sure you can easily store them in a bag or rucksack as a second pair of shoes after removing your flip-flops or welly boots.

They shape to your feet providing a smooth, close fit. Your feet will delight in the comfort.

The soles are thin and flexible too, providing the barefoot feel. If you like to practise stealthy walking like a tracker or Ninja these are ideal to try out or you might simply enjoy the sensation of touching the different surfaces of the ground with your feet.

The slim sole and malleable upper provide a welcome relief for feet that are sore from being cramped all day in hard, tight shoes. This excellent combination can also relieve back pain and promote good posture.

Each pair is lovingly made by hand. The production occurs in a small workshop built by Gaucho Ninja himself. The workshop nestles next to a stream at the bottom of the Black Mountains, a suitable place for a Gaucho and a Ninja….

This leather is tanned in the traditional way in Spain by the master tanner, 74-year-old Alfredo Caballero, using traditional tools and methods tried and tested over many generations. Alfredo is an elder, in the true sense of the word, whose knowledge and skills come from his forefathers. The result is a material that industrial methods cannot accomplish.

Each leather is unique, your eyes will delight in the different tones and depth of colour. Each shade reminding you of the grace of a moving animal.

Leather is a by-product. Animals are not killed for their skins. By using leather products your ethical conscience can rest assured that you are making exceptionally good use of what would otherwise be waste.

For many of us the aroma of naturally tanned leather brings a feeling of wellbeing. In a world filled with highly processed materials our sense of smell appreciates this.

The shoes are made individually, being made one pair of shoes at a time. It slows the process and raises the quality.

Cut by hand, stitched by sewing machine on a slow setting, the whole shoe is carefully made to the most detailed finish.

The Vibram sole, made in Italy, is fixed with extra strong glue, that can be replaced if need be after heavy usage, as the uppers will get better and better with time.

Treatment for the leather is recommended once a month with natural oils such as neat's-foot oil or any natural leather conditioner.

A tin of Handmade Gaucho Ninja Leather conditioner is supplied with each pair of Chukka boots (if available at time of purchase).

For yourself or as a special gift you will feel as if you have bought something both essential and luxurious, irreplaceable and exclusive.

These are not just a pair of shoes, but a work of art. Or perhaps, more accurately a work of true craftsmanship.

True craftsmen are an endangered species in our highly technological, mass produced consumer world. We suffer from feelings of disconnection, loneliness, stress. Know that your life will be enriched by a pair of shoes whose story is connected to many other living beings, human and other than human, a pair of shoes that have a story to tell even before they join your story…..

For extra size, please write me and I will be happy to explore the options with you.

How have your shoes been made? Look this video showing Gaucho Ninja's secret techniques:


Gaucho Ninja Leather UK
ガウチョ 忍者

A blend of Argentinian Cowboy + Japanese Martial Arts
Gaucho Ninja was created by Lisandro Serra Delmar in 2015.

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Processing time

3-4 weeks

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Frequently Asked Questions

Lifetime warranty in some of the products

The warranty applies to all leather goods as marked and is specific to material defects or defects found in the craftsmanship of the product. It does not apply to improper use, washing, loss, wear and tear or any other situation regarding the product. The Lifetime Guarantee assumes that you have been regularly conditioning the item with Gaucho Ninja Leather Conditioner to keep the leather fibers in good shape. It can be purchased separately at my shop. If you believe an item purchased from Gaucho Ninja’s shop shows a material defect within the years of purchase, please get in touch via email and send photos of the defect. Gaucho Ninja may then offer to repair the product free of charge providing the customer pays shipping to and from Gaucho

Reviews (3)


So beautifully crafted and excellent communication. They arrived so much faster than I expected too which was a lovely bonus. Thank you Lisandro!

No other boots out there like these! I've been looking for a minimalist boot like this for awhile and they're exactly what I was hoping for - comfortable, well made and with vegan leather :) I get lots of compliments on them - highly recommend! They also run true to size and have a nice wide toe base.

This shoes are not just "barefoot" - they are "like a glove". It is what I wanted, it is what I've gotten. But it is only one side of "Gaucho Ninja". The other side - is that one who is behind those boots. I am talking about shoes master Lisandro, his sincere willing to meet your feelings, to make those feelings to turn into complete satisfaction. In other words, I'm lucky to run into that guy. Get his shoes and talk to him - you'll feel the same. It is some pity I live too far from his shop to thank him in person.

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