Originally Posted by rssmsvc
The BB sale had a boot that looks exactly the same and I will compare them to see if they were the same boot when I am in next.
The boot you are referring to is a Peal badged Snowdon.
Originally Posted by Tangfastic
I've just signed up to do a 26 mile walk and I'm thinking of using my Conistons with an extra pair of thick socks. Its either that, a pair of steel toe cap work boots or go out and buy some 'proper' walking boots which I probaby won't have time to break in.
The longet I've walked in them before was 6 or 7 miles and they were perfectly comfortable, not sure if any boots will avoid blisters on a really long walk...
Originally Posted by bigbjorn
Those appear less formal than a oxford captoe, but more formal than a derby. Given that they're black and have a 270 degree welt, I think they're squarely in the category of "conservative business dress." I would wear it with a more casual suit or an odd jacket. Nice shoes, btw.
Those are nice shoes in the OP, but I think that they are less formal than a derby/blucher. I would wear them with and without...
Originally Posted by mdao63
I bought your Alden captoe 12D in the plaza last, and they work fine for me. So my 12D foot is maybe a bit on the long side? The Giffords were a bit snug, and though I thought they might break in nicely, but I didn't want to chance it (since I already had a neat pair of shell boots!)
Okay, Pat, they won't work for me then. Hey, glad the Aldens are working out for you.