Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Hunter's functional welly trainers

hunter1.jpg
hunter2.jpg
hunter3.jpg

Festival season is nearly upon us. While the Met office forecasts heat waves and hosepipe bans, your British instincts tell you do doubt those empty promises. So, trainers or wellies?

Hunters are looking to eliminate this quandary with the Bakerson. Aiming to be the staple footwear of an active British summer, they resemble an unlikely lovechild of a high-top and Wellington boot: the natural rubber construction promises to stand up to conditions that would ruin a lesser canvas shoe, while a moulded leather-lined footsole will ensure that they won't rub up a treat like the average welly.

A coloured pull tab adds some functional flair, and if you wondered what that lip of extra rubber on the heel is for (we did), it's a kick spur - actively encouraging you to stomp the Bakerson off when it's caked in mud.

Available for £65 from the Hunters website, here's hoping the waterproof credentials won't receive too thorough a testing.

(Images: Hunters)

Related

mulu1.jpg

MULO's premium espadrilles

adidas1.jpg

adidas Originals' bold ZX 700

nike1.jpg

Return of Nike's Air Pegasus 89

puma1.jpg

Puma's deconstructed trainers

burger1.jpg

The amazing burger trainers

crepe1.jpg

Converse Jack Purcell gum trainers

Comments

More

Are the new Yeezys just Reebok Classics with an adidas logo?

Kanye the innovator

by Matt Tate
23 Mar 2017

These LEGO self-lacing trainers will make tying your shoes a joy

Who needs Nike’s self-lacing sneakers, anyway?

by Gary Ogden
14 Feb 2017

Trainer of the day: Saucony Liberty

America isn't ALL bad

by Jamie Carson
12 Jan 2017

These new Air Jordan Super Nintendos are seriously next level

Trainers that push all the right buttons

by James Bird
05 Jan 2017

Running shoes that'll help you survive the January freeze

Christmas is over, time to get fit

04 Jan 2017

Furry Le Coq Sportif trainers look better than they sound

The French sports brand adds a calfskin heel to its classic Omega runner shape

by Jamie Carson
13 Dec 2016

Trainer of the Day: adidas Ultra Boost 3.0

Take me, Ultra Boost 3.0 - my body is ready.

by Sam Diss
07 Dec 2016

Vans' new Christmas collection proves beyond doubt that Santa is real

Christmas skulls and ho ho ho laces is all we want to wake up to on December 25

by Jamie Carson
02 Dec 2016

Trainer of the Day: Size? x adidas Gazelle GTX 'London'

They look like a lovely postbox

by Sam Diss
28 Nov 2016

Trainer of the Day: NIKE Air Max LD-Zero H

This shoe is so beautiful it will ruin your life

by Sam Diss
23 Nov 2016