Origin and Etymology of cordovan
First Known Use: 1591See Words from the same year
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His primary focus is on traditional men’s shoes like moccasin loafers, derby boots, and German goisers utilizing exotic leathers like polished stingray, alligator, cordovan, military-grade textiles, and heavy canvases for his popular sneakers.
The Ressence Type 1H also comes with three different strap options: gray calfskin, natural shell cordovan, and black woven nylon with a velcro closure.
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