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The Timberland 6 in. Boot

The shoe that brought the Timberland shoe company to the urban fashion world.

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The half way point in between formal and street wear.

  • Jun 12, 2008
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Although Timberland boots are made for outdoor activities such as construction, hiking, and camping - this classic six inch boot has become a hit for numerous other consumers such as hip hop artists as urban fashion enthusiast.  The most classic boot is the wheat color way, which was the first pair of 'Timbos' that I purchased.  They are also available in all black, and all blue.  After that, colors seem to like silly and hard to match with.  Personally, I always liked the wheat boots the best. 

Timberland boots have ranged anywhere from $85-$125, but usually are found right around $100.  This is probably due to the demand and brand name, rather than the actual ability and quality of the shoe.  Hip-hop artists and the youth have really brought this brand up throughout the years.

The weight of these boots can get a little heavy at times which make them uncomfortable at times, especially if you were to spend an entire day in them.  I wouldn't say that these are collector's items just yet - since they are still widely available, but even just one pair of some of these Timberland boots are great to have in the closet ready to go for any fall/winter outfit.

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The Timberland Company (NYSE: TBL) is an American manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear with a focus on footwear. Its three key locations are in Stratham, New Hampshire; Danville, Kentucky; and Ontario, California.
Timberland footwear is popular for hiking, mountaineering, and casual wear. The Company also sells apparel such as clothes, watches, and leather goods.
In 2007, Timberland was named the 78th best employer in the US on the CNN Money "One hundred best companies to work for" list. Timberland is a strong proponent of corporate social responsibility.
Timberland’s corporate headquarters are located in Stratham, New Hampshire. Timberland also operates from a number of offices around the world.

Timberland's social and environmental commitment figures right along their products. Their website, for example, carries the environmental message on their sleeve. Timberland realized long back that you can’t achieve anything without involving the community, and that's the reason why they combine environmental stewardship and global human rights with community engagement.

The company’s CSR strategy focuses on four strategic goals:
- becoming carbon neutral by 2010 through reducing emissions created by facilities and employees
- designing recyclable products with less harm before and after their life as a shoe.
- establishing fair, safe and non-discriminatory workplaces.
- creating green community-service campaigns to ...
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