How The Timberland Boot Became An Icon Of Hip-Hop Style And Beyond

Timberland’s 6″ Work Boots – known as Style #10061 to the brand’s employees or by their more popular monicker “Timbs” — have come a long way since their release in 1973. Originally designed as a hard-wearing boot for New England construction workers, the six-inch high waterproof nubuck shoe has become synonymous with hip-hop style, appearing on the feet (and in the songs) of everyone from Notorious B.I.G. to Kanye West. Read more at HighSnobiety