By Benjamin Liong Setiawan
This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler.
Maud O’Keeffe launched her artisanal collection of men’s footwear in 2011, but it feels more like a heritage brand in the best way possible. Case in point, these Bristol Chelsea boots in distressed suede that have a beautiful worn-in look.
Industry insiders clamor for her Goodyear-welted shoes that are designed in Ireland, but made in Italy out of a factory that has been crafting footwear since the 1940s.