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Veldskoen quite literally means ‚ÄúField Shoe‚ÄĚ in Afrikaans; one of South Africa's eleven National Languages. If you find it difficult pronouncing the word¬†¬†"Veldskoen", you can also call them "Vellies."¬† The nickname is used by many South African cultures and it¬† seems to roll off the tongue a little easier.¬†

Our Veldskoen shoes are unisex and have a wide fit. We recommend gents order their usual SA/UK size, and ladies order one size smaller than they normally would. If you're unsure about what size to get, consult our size guide, or contact us at We will be happy to put you on the right path and get you the very best fit. 

Your Vellies may take a week or two of wear to break in and conform to your feet. Once they do, they will be so comfortable, you might see them as an extension to your feet

Our Veldskoen are handmade in an ethical factory by master craftsmen and women in Kwa-Zulu Natal. This region of South Africa is  known for its shoe manufacture throughout the world. We visit our factory often and we have a good relationship with the staff there.

Our shoes are made from fully tanned  bovine leather, sourced from a handful of local tanneries. We use a   full grain reversible suede (1.8/2.0mm)  which is a sustainably and ethically harvested, by-product from local the meat industry. 

Because we use full grain leathers, finishes may differ slightly between shoes, or areas on a pair of shoes. We love these unique textures and believe they are part of what gives Veldskoen their beautiful character!

We advise using a suede/nubuck cleaning product to clean every once in a while. Our favourite option is Spotless Shoe Cleaner

Don’t wash your Vellies with water. If they do get wet, let them dry in the sun. Scrunch newspaper into balls and stuff inside to hurry the drying process. 

Veldskoen are made from 100% genuine African raw hide bovine leather. When we make a pair of shoes, we don't use composite leather to get a uniform look. All the leather is cut from one hide.  That is why, in some cases, there may be a very slight variance, in texture and shade,  from one shoe to the other. We love this uniqueness. We call it character!   

We are constantly working on new and cool ideas.  Check out our New Arrivalssection to see what's hot. To stay in the loop, you can also sign up to our newsletter to be the first to know!

Selected Veldskoen products are available from Outdoor Warehouse and selected Woolworths stores. 


Yes you can!  We recommend getting funky with the colours.  Mix, match, and mix again. Create your own style! Click hereto add some laces to your cart. 


Shipping to anywhere in South Africa is FREE for any order over R500, and it takes 5-7 working days for your order to reach you once it has been processed.

For orders under R500, there is a standard delivery fee of R80, and they also  take 5-7 working days once your order has been processed.

Express Delivery costs R120 and takes 2-3 working days, anywhere in South Africa,  once your order has been processed. 

Cost and delivery time for international deliveries are calculated on a case-by-case basis.  

Please drop us an email at if you have any other delivery queries. 

Once your order is on its way, you'll receive a shipping notification via email. But if you're having trouble tracking your order, don't hesitate to email us at

We only ship on business days, so orders placed on Friday after 11:00 am or over the weekend will ship out on Monday morning. All orders placed with standard shipping take 5-7 business days to arrive. For faster shipping, you may purchase Express Delivery.

 Veldskoen uses The Courier Guy to ship the majority of our parcels. You can track your order by entering your waybill number here.

 For customers in countries where we do not have a partner store, we will make arrangements to ship internationally.  However, these delivery fees will be for the customers own account.

We do not ship to countries where we have a partner store.

Veldskoen is an ever expanding global brand! 

These links will take you to our current international distribution partner stores:












We try to fulfil orders very quickly; that said, please WhatsApp us at +27 76 812 6246 (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm) or send an email to, and we’ll find a good solution.