clarks originals clarks originals desert boots mens men's shoes sports & outdoor
- outer material: leather
- inner material: leather
- sole: gum rubber
- closure: lace-up
clarks originals desert boots mens leather desert boots in black. designed in 1949 by nathan clark the clarks originals' desert boot was inspired by a rough boot from cairo's old bazaar. an instant hit, it became the footwear of choice for off-duty army officers. often imitated, never bettered, its simple, clean lines in high quality beeswax leather is teamed with an unfussy lace fastening and signature crepe sole.