Originally Posted by jimney
Would it be possible for me to go in to Independence and get sized for the boot, then preorder it? I have the boat shoes, but I'm not sure they fit how I would want boots to fit.
We don't have any samples to try on at Indy - just TJ's pair of 9.5s. They run VERY true to size
Originally Posted by plato
Thanks for the thorough reply. My hangups about the trail oxford are the look of the white sole, the laces (for around the house I'd like a slip-on), and the laces again (I really don't like those leather lace things since they never stay tied on my feet). And I'm guessing that the crepe is more comfortable. When I say errands, I mean the weekly visit to trader joe's or Costco for groceries, or maybe a pop over to the local happy hour spot. Nothing rough. If loafers aren't made for that, then what're they for? (I'm genuinely slightly befuddled.) If I want to order the loafers, should I just PM you about the shipping? Thanks again for the help.
haha - they're certainly more than okay for errands - it's a damn nice shoe for errands =)
You are right, the crepe is by far the most comfortable sole - when I know I will be on my feet I wear one of our crepe shoes. Definitely sounds like the pennys are for you.
After you place the order just email info at oakstreetbootmakers dot com and let Tony know the remove shipping because you're an SF member =)
Originally Posted by sleu
Maaan I want those boots and a pair of trail oxfords. Damn my wide feet and their uncertainties.
Hey! I our normal 'moc' like (trail oxfords, penny loafers, etc), all of those shoes can be made in widths (C, D, EE, EEE). But, chromexcel stretches a lot to conform to wide feet. Most customers stick with D and let the leather conform
Originally Posted by Zorba
I'm not really in the market for a leather soled boot at the moment, it was those vibram samples that got me wide-eyed.
We'll see, we'll see =)