”My dad always wore his chukka boots whether it was going for a ride or on set"

Chad McQueen

The iconic Hollywood actor Steve McQueen wore Original Playboys both privately and on screen throughout most of his career. We are honored by the mark he has left on our brand’s legacy and proud to continue the story in collaboration with his son, Chad McQueen.

In our new collaboration, we have created a special Steve McQueen edition of his favorite chukka boot. The Original Playboy x Steve McQueen chukka is launching in cognac, dark brown, and black hunting suede and is expected to be available in late summer 2024.

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In 1936, a new type of shoe was born; The Play-boy, it was called.

...and the rest is history, as they say.

The story of The Original Playboy brand began in 1936 in Northampton, England with the creation of a new shoe with a unique and patented crepe sole construction. The ‘Play-Boy’, as it was originally called. Worn by legendary Hollywood actors, jazz musicians, rockabillies, hip- hoppers, and a host of other good people around the world. It’s a story about an iconic design and a timeless classic.

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