Rock the classic look of Palladium! The Palladium brand began in the 1920s as a tire maker for the aviation industry. After World War II, Palladium transformed into one of the finest boot makers in the world, outfitting notable enterprises like the legendary French Foreign Legion (FFL). The Palladium Blanc Hi is a casual option with a vintage canvas upper. The lug rubber sole is strong and durable, offering solid traction. Removable insole.