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Some things arrived today that I've been wanting for a year or more.  Top left pants are the washable wool poly pant.  They'll replace a similar thrifted pair that I burned (melted) with an iron. Pants on the right are a lightweight ecru linen with beautiful heathering.  They'll replace a $10 pair from Old Navy. Then from l to r we have Albini OCBD, sky blue oxford (slightly finer and softer than previous versions as someone mentioned), blue/gray/brown checkered casual...
Yep, the george boots you made are as comfortable as slippers, both pairs.  I think I menioned that even without the laces tied, they hug the foot all over and so are secure enough to walk and possibly run in.
I prefer them to line up.
So far, the discussion has been pretty civil.  But a reminder for those who have been warned before:  Ignore, be nice, or be timed out.
For adding color, do people prefer Meltonian, Saphir, Glenkaren, or some other cream?
Traditionally, cuffs can go on any type of fabric and be paired with pleats or flat fronts.  As someone mentioned, they should not be used on tuxes, but that's the only type of pants they shouldn't be put on.   Other htan that, it's all personal preference.    My personal preference is to have them for most of pants.  Definitely for pants worn with a jacket.  On casual chinos or linen pants that will never be worn with a jacket, I like a 1.5" machine-sewn hem that can be...
Thanks guys.     Zapasman, no fittings exactly for these boots, but I was measured in person a few years ago, 2009, I think.  Then DW made several fit models and eventually the final boots in shell cordovan (lots of pics early in the thread I linked to above). Then I visited him a few years later to have the fit of those evaluated after a good amount of wear.  These benefited from all of those and are as close to perfection as I can imagine in fit and...
They are all my children.  But the fit and toe shape of these is perfection.  Shell boots for battle, buffalo boots for every day.   Edit: a couple more pics showing off the almond toe and Western loop in the back:      
Thanks DW.  I think the wrinkles are exaggerated by the shadows and the way I antiqued them.  After a couple layers of brown dye, I lightly skimmed the raised portions with black cream, twice also.  So the "valleys" of the creases have remained a light tan while the "hills" are dark brown with a black hints.  
^Yes and no.  He made them custom, so while there aren't any boots ready-made, I believe he'd be happy to make you a pair.
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