Larkin, born 1928 in the heart of the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire. Shoes that respect the environment. Radically different in their makeup from any other. Larkin soles are composed of a unique biodegradable polymer. Unlike common petroleum derived sole compounds, Larkins can be returned to the soil and enrich it via micro-organism composting. Outer leathers, linings, and threads are vegetable-tanned with plant tannins. Glues are natural and exclude animal bi-products. Packaging is recycled biodegradable cardboard. In-box wrapping is recycled biodegradable tissue or organic cotton bags. Larkin. Sustainable footwear shouldn't cost the earth. Made with ahand diedchrome free leather upper. These boots combine the look of a Chelsea style with a chunky biodegradable sole for versatile wear. Detailed with an embossed heel logo and have elasticated sides for the classic easy on and off.