Clarks are on their grind with this one. I don't know much about the Desert Mali, but the boot, which debuted in 1967, is making a comeback for F/W 2010. Clarks' Originals collection will see the addition of both leather and suede versions (most likely the exact same materials/colorways seen on their current stable of Desert Boots) for a price yet to be announced. I've read a few anecdotes involving the purchase of similar Clarks for around $60, but I would imagine the Desert Mali retailing closer to $100. While I am skeptical if this is truly a smart purchase for Winter, you can't go wrong with crepe soles in Autumn. If you happened to be searching high and low for a Desert Boot on steroids or a less punk rock pair of Doc Marten's it's your lucky day.
[Pictures courtesy of Contemporary Standard.]