A nautical navy suede chelsea boot creates a sophisticated but contemporary look for men. A beautiful alternative to black or brown, there is the added bonus of the super solid construction of the sole: leather and rubber. So you have sleek navy suede cushioned by a hard wearing rubber sole. The facet of a chelsea boot is the elastic on the side of the boot. This invention originates from vulcanised rubber and a certain Royal wanting her boots to be made so they could be pulled on and off easily. Her bootmaker used this material and Queen Victoria rejoiced in wearing these most comfortable walking boots. From such beginnings, the chelsea boot really had a reformation in the swinging sixties when pretty young things sashayed around the Borough of Chelsea. Rock gods like Jagger, The Beatles, The Kinks and Bob Dhillon loved the chelsea boot. Mods took a shine to them and you can imagine why we say that the chelsea boot is a versatile piece of mens footwear that can be worn with a suit. A pin sharp one would be awesome for a more dressy vibe but a relaxed fitting/fabric suit would work too. Of course, the casual look is rocked with aplomb in a pair of these navy suede chelsea boots. Word: if you want to keep the suede mint, spray with a waterproof protecter and invest in shoe trees. If not, and they happen to get wet, stuff with paper as this will absorb moisture, A designer navy suede chelsea boot for men who want form and function.