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Turns out Timberland isn't just for forklift operators and deer hunters anymore—the rough-and-ready boot brand has just launched a women's "premium" shoe collection. And while this is news in itself, consider the premise of the debut collection (via High Snobette): "Known as the “Depression Era Chic” collection, it was inspired by the “post-industrial working woman.”" Well, that's upbeat. Styles include a heeled lace-up (pictured), and a zip-front, peep-toe bootie—now if that doesn't say '40s factory worker, we don't know what does. [High Snobette]