Valverde del Camino is a small Andalusian town located in the province of Huelva, close to the Portuguese border, and was considerated, more than a century ago, the place where the genuine camperos boots born. With a fully handcrafted production, Valverde del Camino has itself a certificate of origin that proves the procedence of every single boot made, where some of the most renowned footwear companies still have their factories, as in the case of our brand El Estribo.
Initially thought as a work footwear used in the countryside for landsmans, farmers and horse riders to safely step on wet and muddy lands, every camperos boots and their higher version for women, the bota rociera, have remain since our times as a classic footwear with a unique style that is still appreciated by many Spaniards, but also in all America, Europe and the Middle East countries. From time to time they also become a trend, so it's always useful to have a pair of camperos at least in your shoerack. They are, as well, the non-written mandatory footwear to be worn at the romerías (religious pilgrimages) celebrated in all Andalucía to pay tribute to the Virgen del Rocío saint.
In Corbeto's Boots we have a wide availability in high leg camperos boots for men, women, boys and girls, and their ankle boot version with a side decorative buckle and elastics, all of them with excellent cowhide and boxcalf leathers in different colors and finishings, like suede, distressed tan and shiny leathers in natural, brown and black color. Their rounded toe are constructed in a comfortable and wide last, offering from the very first use the best comfort, fitting great to all kind of feet, even if it's very wide or with a high instep. Apart from the classic campero boot, we have some exclusive knee-high models for ladies with zipper and a higher heel. The design of all camperos boots stand out for their classic wavy pattern stitch in the upper part of the leg, and you can easily match them with almost any kind of clothing, wearing for example a pair of regular or skinny denim jeans, the classic corduroy trousers, a skirt, a fashionable dress or a traditional Andalusian one. Also their value for price it's fantastic, taking into account that they're fully made with cow leather -including outsoles and heels- and Goodyear welted, guaranteeing this way a long lasting. If you think about it, these boots are really cheap for the long and continuing use that many customers are still making of their first pair of camperos boots, with a minimum expense taking care of them by nourishing the leather with traditional horse grease or colorless special shoe creams and bringing them to the shoemaker to replace the rubber heel protectors and new rubber of leather soles from time to time.
If you're planning to visit us at our store in Barcelona or you have in mind to buy the classic horse riding boot from Southern Spain, in Corbeto's Boots we're right now the fourth generation following this deep tradition of selling the only and genuine camperos boots.