Somewhere between the 19th and 20th centuries, a new kind of boot appeared and the shoemakers quickly learned to make them. It was the Mexican boot. Swain Hook brings you the magic of the old Mexicana, with a urban twist. The name Mexicana was inherited from the Mexican boot a long time ago. The Mexican boot came from the Americas. In the 16th century, the Spanish brought their cattle-raising traditions to Mexico and Florida region.

But the shoemaker found a way to adapt the Mexican boot as a work boot for farmers, shepherds and others. They started to cut the high shaft and the heel too. After several trials, the high shaft medium heel boot turned into an anckle boot with no heel and with a buckle. The buckle made this new kind of boot distinct, like the clasp of the Mexican boot.

Hard workers of the land would have now a boot that matched their necessities, but at the same time perfect for being used on Sundays after cleaned. With the mastery of the shoemaker, it was possible to create a new kind of boot adapted to a new way of living.

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