I've had my eye on those AE Long Branches ever since they came out. Now i'm planning to pull the trigger on a pair while the sale's still on. The only problem i have is i'm torn between the Dark Brown Grains and the Waxy Browns. The Long Branch photos at the AE website are a bit manky and a quick search only turned up some Waxy Browns (which led me to this thread..), Do any of you have the Dark Brown ones? Is that slight faded burnish at the toe cap there when you buy the boots or only after extensive polishing? Any photos of the Dark Brown Long Branches (or if any of you have both colors,a side-by-side comparison photo) would be highly appreciated. Thanks!
I believe the waxy brown LB's have been discontinued. Unless you wear an 8D (last pair) or you luckily discovered seconds in your size, they are no longer available.
I have the dark brown LB's and there was some burnishing on the toe cap. It does not look exactly like the photo as I assume every pair is different. It looks different now that I've worn and conditioned / polished them. The toe box and heel piece are smoother leather where as the vamp and shaft are more textured.
Edited by FatTuesday - 10/10/14 at 1:17pm