SS18 Rambler Shoe and Boot Collection for Men

SS18 Rambler Hank Boot in Acorn

When talking about Tricker’s footwear, most people invariably mention the Bourton heavy brogue country shoe or Stow boot.

However, for many decades we have designed an array of different styles to suit all seasons and weathers.

While exploring our archives, we recently rediscovered a summer rambler shoe. Evoking a wholesome atmosphere of camping, hiking and outdoor picnics, this particular range was a best-seller in the 1950s and 60s.

Reissued in the late 70s and early 80s, the style eventually disappeared, until now.

The Research

For Spring/Summer 2018, we have updated the Rambler collection using Goodyear welted construction.

We also wanted to finish the shoe with the original 70s sole. After a lot of research, we discovered the British manufacturer had ceased trading. But this didn’t deter us. After further investigation, we finally traced another UK company who had purchased the mouldings from the original maker. They were delighted to reproduce this sole especially for Tricker’s which meant we could recreate the collection as authentically as possible.

SS18 Rambler Sole

The Collection

Consisting of three different styles, the summer rambler collection features:

Alvin – Plain derby shoe

SS18 Rambler Alvin Shoe in AcornSS18 Rambler Alvin Shoe in Acorn

SS18 Rambler Alvin Shoe in BrownSS18 Rambler Alvin Shoe in Brown

Hank – Chukka boot with ski hook fastenings

SS18 Rambler Hank Boot in AcornSS18 Rambler Hank Boot in Acorn

SS18 Rambler Hank Boot in BrownSS18 Rambler Hank Boot in Brown

Ivan – Ghillie lace brogue.

SS18 Rambler Ivan Ghillie Shoe in Acorn and Brown

The thistle toe design references the Scottish origin of this shoe.

(Please note: The Ivan is only available from our London Jermyn Street shop which offers UK and worldwide shipping with email orders –

Although the new/old sole is extremely light in weight, its incredibly tough and durable. Which means, this collection sits very comfortably next to our traditional country shoes and boots.


The Rambler collection is built on our popular 2298 last which is true to size.


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