We understand just how important it is to have a comfortable and well fitted pair of boots. We love to see our customers reactions at that “Zip up” moment when they first receive their custom made boots!
Just received my boots which I had made to measure They are fantastic fit perfectly and already feel so comfortable I have always struggled to get boots to fit and Emma was brilliant helping me choose the right boots and getting the measurements perfect
Amanda Rose - 24/06
Your Personal Bespoke Footwear Expert
Before ordering your bespoke riding boots call the office and talk to you very own bespoke footwear expert. We can talk you through the whole process, including measuring your leg, up to date delivery times and any other questions you may have.
Yes and no. For an additional fee it is possible to change some elements of the boots subject to the approval of the factory. Previous customisations include using another colour leather in our range, altering the detailing, adding memory foam or sheepskin insoles and adding tassels.
No. Our made to measure expert wants you to have perfect boots that you love, they are responsible for helping you double check you measurements and making sure you have the right boots for you. Although you will be responsible for signing off your CAD drawing they will help you scrutinise your measurements to make sure they are accurate.
Our made to measure footwear is a perfect choice for those of us that have struggled to get off the shelf boots to fit. We believe that riding boots that fit well are more comfortable and provide a much better riding experience.
We specialise bespoke footwear in people both with wider and narrower calves.
Sadly not, each of our boots are stitched around a wooden last which costs in excess of £1000 to make. Making a custom last for your made to measure boots would therefore be unpractical. We recommend you try and pair of our off the shelf boots first to test your shoe size and talk to our fit experts which will be able to recommend a style for your foot shape.
Yes, we charge an additional fee for different measurements on each calf. Please talk to your made to measure expert if you require this. If one of your calves is slightly smaller we normally recommend you go for this measurement as the leather stretches with wear.
The height of your boots are completely up to you and it is common for some riders to have shorter or longer boots relative to the leg size due to their riding style of their preferred discipline. But sure to mention this when placing your order so we can take this into account.
It's super simple to provide the measurements for your made to measure footwear if you follow this step by step guide. We recommend you take your time to carefully read this guide and watch our video before starting. Remember your very own made to measure expert is available Monday - Friday so if you have any uncertainty about the process please give us a call.
Get someone to help
To ensure you get the most accurate measurements stand up straight with a slight bend in the knee and ask someone else to take the measurements if possible.
Measure in sequence
To avoid mistakes measure in order, one leg after the other: 5-9, 6-10, 7-11, 8-12.
Use a soft tape measure which needs to be tight / taut without feeling a pinch. Ensure when taking height measurements the tape does not sag.
Wear jodhpurs & riding socks
Wear the breeches or jodhpurs and riding socks you usually ride in.
Our factory in Portugal would like all measurements in CM
Always double check!
Although your bespoke footwear expert will do their best to do check that your measurements are typical, once you have approved your CAD drawing made to measure footwear is non returnable.
Use the Made to Measure form as you go
Make a note of each of the measurements as you go.
5 - Width
The skinniest part of your ankle, this is just above the ankle bone. If ordinarily your legwear sits here include them in your measurement.
9 - Height
This is the height corresponding with measurement 5. Measure up from the ground to the point where you took measurement 5.
6 - Width
Run your hand up your calf until you reach the bottom of the calf muscle, where your leg starts to have definition. Typical half way between measurements 5 and 7.
10 - Height
Cross checking the height of measurement 6. Measure from the ground to where you took measurement 6.
7 - Width
This is the widest part of your calf, you may want to run your tape measure up and down to ensure you find the correct location. Ensure you keep the tape measure parallel to the floor.
11 - Height
Cross checking the height of measurement 7. Measure from the ground to where you took measurement 7. It is normal for measurements to be a little different on each leg.
8 - Width
This is the width of the top of your boots, so measure just bellow the knee. If you would like to have your boots lower than this high point please talk to your made to measure expert first.
12 - Height
This will be the height of your boots, in a standing position slightly bend your knee and run the tape measure from the floor to the crease at the back of your knee. Make sure this measurement will not bring the boots taller than the front of the knee. You should only drop by 1-2cm.
Your M2M Expert
Our made to measure expert can talk you through each of these stages and is there to help you get made to measure boots that you fall in love.
I have 3 pairs of Bareback boots now and don’t think I’ll ever buy anything else. As somebody with various foot issues requiring surgery over the years, wearing orthotics and with a high instep; I have always struggled to find suitable footwear. I tried the Kentucky boots and didn’t want to take them off my feet, I love them so much that I bought a second pair - so comfortable and supportive. I also had a pair of made to measure riding boots as I have extremely long legs and couldn’t find anything off the shelf which fitted. All the boots are good quality, built to last and the customer service is second to none .
Hannah I - Phoenix Long Riding Boots in Brown
Bought these 18 months ago, and still going strong. Love these just as much as my Andalusia. I’ll never buy and struggle with ‘off the shelf’ boots again when I can get these and they’re not only so much more comfortable, last longer and fit properly! ☺️
Anna - Lucianna Boots - Brown
I have never been able to find a pair of long boots that both fit and look great. I was nervous but I bit the bullet and decided to order these. Measured my leg seemed simple but I still wanted to talk to a human. I rang the office and Emma made me feel completely at ease. I measured from home but felt like I had in person bespoke service. that really went the extra mile. My boots came extremely fast 4weeks!!!! THANK YOU LOVE MY BOOTS.
Sarah - Sovereign Waxed Leather Boots
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