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post #1996 of 4619
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Originally Posted by b-ewing View Post


Zero, zilch.

Agreed - I think there's a higher chance of your toes forming to the toe box than the box forming to your toes

post #1997 of 4619
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Opinions are like a**holes, but i say stick with black upper, white welt stitching wink.gif

That would be my preference too, but others could reasonably disagree and want black stitching.

Allan
post #1998 of 4619
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Originally Posted by b-ewing View Post


Zero, zilch.

 

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Originally Posted by tigerpac View Post

Agreed - I think there's a higher chance of your toes forming to the toe box than the box forming to your toes

 

Thank you.

post #1999 of 4619
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Originally Posted by Okal View Post

That would be my preference too, but others could reasonably disagree and want black stitching.

Allan
The other question is whether to get black stained soles or not. I say, "Black Over Everything"!
Edited by b-ewing - 8/1/13 at 11:37pm
post #2000 of 4619

I just got my first pair of White's. 8 weeks exactly. Love them except for the color of the welt stitching. I know there's been some discussion about this recently but I've never seen this type of build with anything but white. It looks like a stain or something was applied to the top of the welt (maybe from the brown edge trim?) because the bottom stitching is white. Super bummed because I assumed they would come with white. They just don't pop like they would with a white welt.

 

 

post #2001 of 4619

I think it’s time for a coffee break…

 

Anyone hear tried White’s boots coffee?

 

They have:

Hunter blend, Lady Packer blend, Logger blend, Farmer-Rancher blend, Packer blend, Semi-Dress blend, SmokeJumper blend, and Packer Decaf blend.

 

The Semi-dress blend sounds out of this world. Anyone tried this stuff, Thoughts?

post #2002 of 4619
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Originally Posted by Hill View Post

I just got my first pair of White's. 8 weeks exactly. Love them except for the color of the welt stitching. I know there's been some discussion about this recently but I've never seen this type of build with anything but white. It looks like a stain or something was applied to the top of the welt (maybe from the brown edge trim?) because the bottom stitching is white. Super bummed because I assumed they would come with white. They just don't pop like they would with a white welt.

get some saddle soap and a small welt brush and it will come right off. the dyes don't stick whatever material they use for the stitching, the stitching on mine have been "stained" by edge dye, by polish, and by general use and they have always cleaned right up.
post #2003 of 4619
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Originally Posted by sleepy94 View Post

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Originally Posted by Hill View Post

I just got my first pair of White's. 8 weeks exactly. Love them except for the color of the welt stitching. I know there's been some discussion about this recently but I've never seen this type of build with anything but white. It looks like a stain or something was applied to the top of the welt (maybe from the brown edge trim?) because the bottom stitching is white. Super bummed because I assumed they would come with white. They just don't pop like they would with a white welt.

get some saddle soap and a small welt brush and it will come right off. the dyes don't stick whatever material they use for the stitching, the stitching on mine have been "stained" by edge dye, by polish, and by general use and they have always cleaned right up.

Thanks man, appreciate this.
post #2004 of 4619

Wanted Red Milano WB for my SD. Baker's did not have it so I went through Whites. Order place today. $527 + $20 shipping.

 

Went: 5"

          toe cap

          Composition sole w/ block heel

          all antique eyelets

          std everything else

 

Can't wait to see how they turn out.

post #2005 of 4619
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Originally Posted by PASstudy View Post

 

Can't wait to see how they turn out.

Same hear, they sound really nice.

Just wondering, but what do you mean by "std everything else"? wink.gif

post #2006 of 4619
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Originally Posted by 4characters View Post
just wondering, but what do you mean by "std everything else"? wink.gif

 

Yeah, a bad habit of mine. I work in a hospital all day and abbreviate by reflex. std = standard for all other options.

post #2007 of 4619

I think he means what do you consider standard for the other options...

post #2008 of 4619

Nah, I was just hoping his new shoes weren’t going to get him sick….rotflmao.gif

 

 

PASstudy- your boots are going to be out of this world.smile.gif


Edited by 4characters - 8/6/13 at 9:56am
post #2009 of 4619
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Nah, I was just hoping his new shoes weren’t going to make him sick….rotflmao.gif


That would be a more pressing issue... good call :D

post #2010 of 4619
Just got a pair of White's Retro Oxfords in from Baker's. Here's the pics and specs below. One thing to note, I measured and these seem to run a full size larger than a true Brannock size vs the Semi Dress boot which I feel runs about a half size larger than true to size. Unexpected, but that's what I found. These came out to $550 which is more than the boots, not sure why that is (fewer sold perhaps?) This is my first foray into the French Calf leathers.. and sure enough it is thinner, shinier, and works well on the oxfords since it looks a little dressier. And yes, these have the 1/4" lowered heel. Here are two quick crappy cell phone pics:




Retro Oxford by White's Boots
Hardware All Antique Eyes, Size - Width D (medium), Leather Dark Brown French Calf, Heel Base 90 Degree Blocked off Heel (Traveler), Toe Cap No Thanks, Sole Leather, Sole Trim Close Trim, Size - Length 11 Heel lifts: 1/4" lower
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