I'd say its a matter of preference. I like to baby my shoes, while others just worry about enjoying them, and there are even those who prefer the worn look.
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Styleforum Top Pickspost #32822 of 1224168/6/12 at 8:41amQuote:
Indys are work boots. Wear them and enjoy them. They're meant for mud, rain, sun, etc.
I mean jeeez, INDIANA JONES WORE THEM.
I wouldn't wear them with a suit though.
Edited by amftx - 8/6/12 at 9:30ampost #32823 of 1224168/6/12 at 8:43amI'm not one to baby my shoes. On the rare days that it's raining and I'm wearing a suit, I generally wear my black shell chukkas. If it's raining but I'm in my normal work clothes, (sport coat and chinos) I usually wear my kudu longwings on the crepe sole.post #32824 of 1224168/6/12 at 8:52ampost #32825 of 1224168/6/12 at 9:17ampost #32826 of 1224168/6/12 at 10:13ampost #32827 of 1224168/6/12 at 10:46ampost #32828 of 1224168/6/12 at 11:28ampost #32829 of 1224168/6/12 at 11:49ampost #32830 of 1224168/6/12 at 12:32pmpost #32831 of 1224168/6/12 at 12:47pmpost #32832 of 1224168/6/12 at 12:50pmpost #32833 of 1224168/6/12 at 12:51pmpost #32834 of 1224168/6/12 at 1:05pmQuote:
That is my personal take on this issue too. Not saying boots with a suit can't be done - just that I can't bring myself to do it. I will, however, go with certain shell boots with most everything short of a suit (which I am doing today with gabardines, shirt, tie, and color 8 chukkas). Completely off topic - dress shirts - the BB luxury line slim fit is perhaps the best cut of RTW dress shirt on the market, IMO (slimmer than BB's other "slim fit" shirts, but not so slim a guy feels like he is in a wiener casing).
Hope Monday is treating everyone well ...post #32835 of 1224168/6/12 at 1:10pm
I don't know if everyone knows this already or not but Need Supply carries a decent selection of Aldens and as they are an affiliate of SF they give out discount codes to members. SFAUG10 is a 10% off code for this month, and I just tried it on a pair of Indy's and it applied and gave $46 off. They carry some cool makeups- thought some people here might be interested.
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