The name chukka possibly comes from the game of polo, where a chukka is a period of play.
Chukka, the shoes, are ankle-high leather boots with suede or leather uppers and open lacing with two or three pairs of eyelets. They have become a perfect fall accessory and we’ve picked the best 5 to add to your wardrobe.
Cole Haan Men’s Ripley Grand Chukka Boot
With nearly 80 years in the business and hundreds of points of distribution in the U.S., Cole Haan is one of America’s premier luxury brands. Founded in 1928 as a collaboration between Trafton Cole and Eddie Haan, Cole Haan epitomized artisan quality and impeccable craftsmanship during a time when style was everything.
The men’s Ripley Grand is a low profile rugged outsole that keeps your foot close to the ground using our proprietary elements of our grand.Os technology. The dark brown color is a great versatile choice that you can dress up or down.
Kenneth Cole REACTION Men’s Casino Chukka Boot
Ingenuity goes a long way toward compensating for lack of capital, an axiom Kenneth Cole proved back in the early 1980s when he launched his fledgling shoe store out of a borrowed truck parked along a fashionable Midtown Manhattan street. Today, Kenneth Cole Reaction blends fabulous fashion with functionality, creating urban-inspired footwear for work or play.
The Casino Chukka is a fantastic addition to your laid back urban collection. With a casual plain toe on a sneaker sole and low profile laces, this should go perfect with a pair of khakis or your favorite jeans.
UGG Men’s Harkley Chukka Boot
If you are looking for something a little different, UGG has you covered. The UGG DNA meets California leisure style in the Harkley. The Harkley is UGG’s take on the classic American style lace-up boot. Crafted from suede and ballistic nylon with a soft wool lining, this best-selling boot is cushioned, durable, and pairs with anything.
Stacy Adams Men’s Ashby Cap-Toe Lace-up Chukka Boot
Stacy Adams and men who know style have been a perfect fit for over 100 years. Founded in 1875 in Brockton, Massachusetts by William H. Stacy and Henry L. Adams, the Stacy Adams Shoe Company has long been a part of American culture.
If you need something with a little more flash, while still remaining adaptable, the Stacy Adams ashby is a cap toe lace boot ready for any occasion. Its versatile profile and quality leather can be dressed up or down so that you never have to be without style.
Dr. Martens Men’s Cabrillo Chukka Boot
Last, but not least, is Dr. Martens Cabrillo Chukka. With a long pedigree of durable and fashionable footwear, their take on the chukka boot sets the bar high. The cabrillo is inspired by classic desert boots, which were favored for their comfort and coolness in a hot climate. The men’s cabrillo is a sleek and simple two-eye desert boot, crafted from hi suede leather. It is sure to become your go-to fall shoe.