The moment when you find yourself thinking "Should I pay my rent this month, or should I get new shoes?" is usually a great opportunity to put your willpower to the test. Today the temptation comes from a superb pair of snakeskin chukkas, the fruit of a transatlantic affair between New York bootmakers Modern Vice and London designer Rav Matharu, a.k.a. ClothSurgeon. Will you be able to resist?
Modern Vice x ClothSurgeon Python Chukka, $798, available in black exclusively at KithNYC .com