Originally Posted by matt22616
Guys. Buy the for realz ones. Duck boots are worthless if you actually want to wear them in a muddy field and the uppers are made of canvas. I don't care how waxed the canvas is, it can't be as substantial as leather. This is one of those examples of a classically utilitarian piece becoming so ubiquitous, due to its reliable practicality, that people feel the need to get "meta" w/ it.......Just don't.
Seriously. It's like those totally
useless stingray leather Sorels. Variations of a classic are good, but waxed canvas totally defeats the point because it undermines the actual utility and purpose of the design. Stick with the classics: leather with or without thinsulate, but leather.