Originally Posted by add911_11
May be it is a trade secret that there is still existing tannery in Russia that produces Russian Reindeer. I feel they only use the real vintage leather to make the small leather goods. Do people think such leather can make into a durable shoe after a long time under the sea?
You have to put a lot of care into their upkeep. My other 2 pair have a few minor cracks, but I wear them with some frequency.
The shoes are the real vintage stuff. AFAIK Cleverley does not use the faux Russian that others sell.