Marine Dress Boot

Inspired by Marines WWII era dress boot, we’re trying to offer our kind of re-interpretations. The original shape coming with more rounded and bulky toe boxes also shorter toe-cap, but we’re consider to deviate from the original design by using more narrow and smart-casual toe box.

Built with our ‘Mark’ shoe-last, which is running true to size, this Marine Dress Boot has quadruple quarter  stitching feature using single needle machine, with 270º handwelted-goodyear construction, steel shank, solid brass eyelets, cork-filled nitrile heel, and double leather sole. All work together to make boots that last for a lifetime.

These Marine Dress Boot is the perfect balance of casual and dress boot. We’re leaving the edge trim natural just like it is.

P.S : You can ask us to paint the edge trim into solid or antique colour to get more dressy looks.


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Sagara X Oldblue Co. – Boondockers Boots

We’ve teamed up with Oldblue Co to reproduce USMC/USN Boondockers boots that have a lot of action during second world war. Boondockers boots has been one of the epitome of uniform of the US Marines in the world war. These boots boots represent classic combat boots but looks perfect when paired with denim of any casual trousers. Besides of the history behind them, their lovely looks is the reason why we’re steamed-up to reproduce these world war boots.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Once the US entered WWII, poor results from the early campaigns taken into consideration to develop a proper combat footwear. Conservation of materials played an important role in shoe development as a further effort due to the shortage of raw materials during world war.
                                                                                                                                          Type I & Type II boots
After WWI, during Army peacetime, leather still the primary material for soling. At the time, blucher pattern boot was use, using Army russet smooth side upper, fabric lining, cap toe, inside counter pocket, leather outsole and stacked leather heel, these boot is referred as Garrison boot.
By early 1941 procurement of the Army’s light garrison boot and stacked heel service shoe ceased in favor of a heavier, unlined, universal service shoe that made use of a full rubber heel, named Type I. But at the end of 1941, the production of Type I boots was stopped, since they found that the leather outsole wore through in just two to three weeks.
Type II boots was introduced to improve the premature sole wear issue happened on Type I boots. Identical with Type I, Type II boots using half rubber sole to extending the usable life of the shoe, while at the same time conserving leather.                                                                                                                                                                                   Type III (Early Boondockers)
To improve the water resistant qualities, the new Type III is featured with rough out leather upper (flesh side out). Riveted quarters and toe cap was added to the early developed Type III boot that were field tested in North Africa and Italy. But refinements still continues consisted of simplification design. Toe cap and quarter rivets was removed in summer 1944 to conserve raw materials, and un-structure toe (soft toe) was applied for added comfort.
                                                                                                                                            The story behind the name of Boondockers is began in Operation Musketeer in Philippine (October 20, 1944 – August 15, 1945). Enlisted personnel wearing the final design of Type III boot that no longer have toe cap and riveted quarters.
The words Boondockers derived from the word “bundok” for mountain in the Philippine language, Tagalog.
Most of marines applied a coat of dubbing compound to make they boots more water proof. Once the dubbing was applied, the boots lost their light color and suede texture, taking on a much darker, slick appearance, usually how the boots appear in the field in period photos.



Sagara Indonesia X NoKipple (United Kingdom)

This is our first Ready To Wear article for our retailer from overseas.

NOKIPPLE are deep enthusiasts for high quality, low volume products that at their heart are utilitarian. We despise poorly constructed fashion brands and we believe that there is an essential integrity (and longevity) in the production and enjoyment of products of that rail against mass production and low quality.

Products that are high quality and are made by people who care about the materials, evoke emotion in a way that generic, mass produced items can never do. People that use these types of products care and invest in their ownership of these products. This mutual investment in the production and usage of products can lead to rewarding relationships.

NOKIPPLE want success for our suppliers and ourselves but we have no intention of selling out with high volume/low quality products, every effort will be made to retain the focus on the artisanal qualities of the products we offer and the care that is put into them.

All the NOKIPPLE team have extensive experience in buying high quality products online, we are all deeply sensitive the potential anxieties of buying online – good fitment is the key to getting the best out of your apparel. We will always promptly answer your questions about sizing and measuring.


NOKIPPLE will be a web store & online community project – we want to bring together beautiful and cool clothes and accessories from around the world.

NOKIPPLE believes that we can create a space that promotes excellence and enduring relationships with people from all cultures and places.

NOKIPPLE fights the good fight against the mass marketed and mass produced products that infest our malls and high streets.

Imperial IV - Black NK2

Imperial IV - Black NK1 Imperial IV - Black NK3

Imperial IV - Brown NK1 Imperial IV - Brown NK3 Imperial IV - Brown NK2 Imperial IV - Bottom NK1 Imperial IV - Bottom NK2

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Imperial IV – Dark Brown Pull-Up

Ever wonder why our Imperial has become our most desirable design? simply because, it brings out every man’s allure just by wearing it.

It’s virile and classy at the same time, who can ever resist that kind of man with this pair of handsome boots? We believe none of the girls, and we bet nor you!

Imperial IV - Dark Brown 1Imperial IV - Dark Brown 3 (natural edge trim) Imperial IV - Dark Brown 2 (wine edge trim)Imperial IV - Dark Brown 4 (natural edge trim)

Legacy VI – Cigar Pull-Up

Our new Legacy VI  now available in dark brown pull-up with antique finishing. She’s almost everything you need for a pair of shoes.  It’s good looking, it comfortable yet it’s stylishly sturdy.

Classic color with unbeatable configuration as our typical Legacy. Sunny day, rainy night, it’s a perfect companion for your long day festival or your casual late-night hang-out.

Then if you’re looking for the real handsome cowboy, well this is it!

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