Everyone needs that One Thing. That one skill that forever can land you a job no matter where you live, that one go-to joke that breaks the ice 100% of the time, that one dish you can always make, or that one piece you can always wear. For R.M. Williams, that one thing happens to be the Chelsea Boot, and though they didn’t invent it, the Australian outfitter has certainly become synonymous with it.
With the most recent addition to their assortment, The Gilchrist, R.M. has perhaps concocted their most easy-to-wear variant yet, as it pairs a do-it-all suede upper with a deceptive crepe sole that could easily pass for leather. And the softer sole—which also grips better in a wider range of weather conditions—makes a boot that can sometimes be hard to wear (in its other iterations) all the more functional. Between that comfy crepe sole, classic silhouette, and the versatile brown suede upper, R.M. Williams is to make their One Thing your One Thing.
Available for $495 at Need Supply.