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Originally Posted by dddrees View Post

I'd strongly consider White's semi dress boots as well.

Agreed. Visit Graham Fowler.
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Hope this post belongs here, I spend most of my time in the MC section of SF but think this question is more targeted to SW&D. I am looking to purchase some new shoes that I can wear with my more casual fits. I split my time pretty evenly between jeans, cords and chinos and wear sweaters, buttondown shirts, cardigans etc. Looking for shoes (not sneakers) that can go well with these, probably under $600 or so.

Had thought about an Alden Indy boot but want something more wearable in the hot weather. I also nixed the Alden shell offerings for the same reason. Some ideas that I have been kicking around:

- Alden snuff suede chukka
- Carmina suede sand NST from the Armoury (http://www.thearmourystore.com/shoes/carmina-simpson-80105-oxford-punched-captoe-calf-tan-3117)
- Alden navy suede bluchers from LS (http://leathersoulhawaii.com/2010/07/27/alden-shoes-navy-suede-ptb-x-2-lsw-lsbh/)

Any other ideas? Not wed to suede.
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^ I would look at Tricker's.  They're (imo) much prettier than most of the alden models, while still working with the "MC-casual" look.

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I've been looking for a pair of plain black leather boots that are a bit shiny instead of the distressed look, but I can't find anything that I want in my price range, which is realistically below $200 but preferably below $150.

I like these doc marten's but they're $230 plus shipping:

Anybody have any ideas? Thanks.

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Raise your budget.
post #4941 of 5233
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Originally Posted by KingJulien View Post

^ I would look at Tricker's.  They're (imo) much prettier than most of the alden models, while still working with the "MC-casual" look.

Appreciate the suggestion. Looked into Tricker's and not really feeling them. They look their design translates well into boot form but less so into a casual shoe. Some of the shoes just look too chunky for me.
post #4942 of 5233
White's semi-dress boots in horween natural chromexcel, block heel, brass eyelets and vibram sole. Was on the fence vs. the oak street trench boots, but opted for these because the sole and heel is so much more substantial on the white's. I'm kind of tall (6'3) so the larger size looks better.



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Anyone familar, or heard of j shoes before? Never heard of them, but saw these while on holiday in Vietnam. The pair I really wanted wasn't in my size, so I got these instead. I don't think they look too bad, they will do the job until I buy some wolverines...
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Looking for something similar to F+B 875, Buttero Work Boots, Moma stuff, etc...

Nothing too clunky, slightly bulbous toe.  Lace-up.

 

Something like this, maybe slightly less sharp/sleek.  In distressed/faded brown or grey.

 

 

 

Budget is around $200.  Possible/wheretokawpasap?  Might just get some MOMAs off yoox, a little pricy @ $200+ for what they are though imo

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Have to agree with Brad-t, raise your budget just a bit.  You can find a pair of Wolverine Burtons for just over $200 and although not up to the quality of the rest of the 1000 mile line it does have a full goodyear welt and you can always replace the cheaper sole with a Vibram as I'm going to be doing with my recently purchased pair, have a look.

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Originally Posted by brad-t View Post

Raise your budget.

 

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Originally Posted by skintight View Post

I've been looking for a pair of plain black leather boots that are a bit shiny instead of the distressed look, but I can't find anything that I want in my price range, which is realistically below $200 but preferably below $150.

I like these doc marten's but they're $230 plus shipping:

Anybody have any ideas? Thanks.

post #4946 of 5233
Some boot pron for you guys: Boots Jan 2013

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what kind of boot would you gents recommend to wear with slim/skinny fit jeans?  I usually wear a desert boot in the spring/summer/fall but i'm having a hard time finding a boot more suited for winter, but still keeping a lower profile.  any thoughts?  

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Any idea about the sizing of these Moma Boots? I have narrow feet, I dont know if I should go TTS


http://www.zalando.es/moma-botines-con-cordones-negro-mo312c01c-802.html
post #4949 of 5233
/\ Moma generally run one size big.
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I got narrow feet, are Momas in the narrow side? This model looks a bit narrow in the photos but you never know
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