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Dayton Boot Company

Dayton Boot Company

Photo: Ola Cholewa

“Dayton Boots is a true original,” says Stephen Encarnacao, the principal owner and CEO of this legendary footwear maker. Indeed, the Hastings-Sunrise purveyor, established in 1946, introduced the world’s first boot made without inside seams to eliminate chafing. Easy Rider or East-sider, a worldwide cult following continues today, led by Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie.


2250 E. Hastings St., 604-253-6671 / 800-342-8934,

From: Canada's Next Great Neighbourhoods: Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver


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