THE SECRET OF GETTING AHEAD IS GETTING STARTEDâ€¦ Samson is our new version of a Balmoral style derby hiker boot. It features a soft suede padded collar for comfort and black lacing and ski eyelets. Heavily hand burnished 100% leather upper with crunched effect and heavy waxing. Contrasting naked leather rand. Bottomed off with our rugged but lightweight Commando sole for grip and performance.