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Le Chameau

Shop the Cloggs’ range of Le Chameau wellies and boots, available in a fantastic choice of colours for both men and women and with Free Next Day Delivery (on orders above £80) and Free Returns for completely hassle-free shopping.

In the hotly contested wellington boots market, Le Chameau stand alone as the only manufacturer of wellies to hand make every single pair that passes through their production process. Combined with only the highest quality materials, Le Chameau boots are the first and last word in supreme quality.

The brand’s journey began in 1927, in the notoriously rainy area around the port city of Cherbourg with a man named Claude Chamot. Spotting that the boots worn by the region’s farmers and seamen rarely passed muster in terms of durability or waterproofing, he set about the task of creating a boot that would serve the needs of working men and women across the region.

Utilising the groundbreaking technique of vulcanisation to ensure the boots were both durable and watertight. The boots were an immediate success, and demand quickly outstripped with Monsieur Chamot was able to produce by hand himself. In 1939, he began expanding, opening a workshop and hiring several bootmakers. However, Chamot understood that his boots were selling because of the quality and the care that went into making every pair. Despite the growth of his business, he resisted any mechanical automation, with each pair made by hand. The same was true ten years later, when Chameau opened their first factory, and remains true today.

Nine months of intensive training goes into becoming a Chameau bootmaker, and that dedication to quality shines through in every single pair of their boots. Le Chameau innovative reputation continued in the 1950’s, as Chamot combined the expertise of the maitre bottier with that of the saddler to create the Saint Hubert - the first rubber boot to feature a leather lining. With their Maitres Bottiers handcrafting Le Chameau boots for over 87 years, quality is guaranteed with every pair of Le Chameau wellies. They use of only the best materials, including the likes of GORE-TEX, premium leather and highly durable rubber that is designed to stand up to absolutely whatever nature can throw at them.

With boots for men and women in a fantastic selection of styles and colours, available in a wide choice or price points, we're certain to have the Le Chameau boots for you, and with Free Next Day Delivery available on all orders over £80 and Free Returns for complete peace of mind, there's no reason for you not to buy your Le Chameaus from Cloggs.