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Yuketen Footwear

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Nataku, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. Johnny Amiga

    Johnny Amiga Well-Known Member

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    Fucking Oi Polloi. My bank account screamed in horror today as I just had to order myself a pair of those Ranger Mocc's.

    Too expensive for me to not feel like I maybe shouldn't have bought them, but not expensive enough to restrain me from buying them. Here's hoping they're as beautiful as they look (and that they fit).
     
  2. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Well-Known Member

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    so the crepe sole ... is it ok on urban streets and concrete? or do you have to continually resole yuketens
     
  3. deadstock

    deadstock Well-Known Member

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    Crepe soles are fine on streets and concrete. They definitely get dirty, but no problems with durability.
     
  4. Chris2289

    Chris2289 Well-Known Member

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    Lol, if my grandad could see those. He has been wearing those for hunting for years. If you cannot find those specific ones have you tried looking on horse and hound sites, i'm sure they will have stockists
     
  5. Lostinthesupermarket

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    Too expensive for me to not feel like I maybe shouldn't have bought them, but not expensive enough to restrain me from buying them. Here's hoping they're as beautiful as they look (and that they fit).

    Is that where some of the proceeds of our transaction went?[​IMG]

    I have them ...I think you will be pleased, they're really nice.

    Which ones did you get? I have the Choco suede but the new leathers are so beautiful that I'm thinking of getting another pair....I'm telling myself I need them for my rotation.

    It's interesting that Yuketen's prices seem to have gone up by less in the UK than Quoddy's. The Quoddy Grizzly shoe that Albam are selling is now the same price as the Yuketen Ranger Mocc at Oi Polloi.

    Please let us know how you get on with the fit.
     
  6. Johnny Amiga

    Johnny Amiga Well-Known Member

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    Is that where some of the proceeds of our transaction went?[​IMG]

    Not just some, ALL. [​IMG]

    I got the ones in Buckaroo tobacco, they all do look beautiful though.
     
  7. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Well-Known Member

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    so ranger moccs vs quoddy boat shoes ... is it worth the price difference?

    is there an easy way to get yuketen ranger moccs in the US other than oi polloi (dont wanna pay shipping, customs, and exchange rates)? can you order direct from yuketen like quoddy?
     
  8. Lostinthesupermarket

    Lostinthesupermarket Well-Known Member

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    It's not really a fair comparison since Ranger Moccs and the Quoddy Boat shoes have nothing in common except they both use moccasin construction.The Ranger Mocc is much more substantial.

    Yuketen also do a boat shoe model which I know Bergdorfs in NYC have in stock right now. If that is what you are after, you should give them a call.

    If you do, please ask them which other Yuketen models they have in stock and let us know.
     
  9. wiru

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    is there an easy way to get yuketen ranger moccs in the US other than oi polloi (dont wanna pay shipping, customs, and exchange rates)? can you order direct from yuketen like quoddy?
    The pound is so weak now that the price from Oipolloi is almost certainly cheaper than Bergdorf's. And fwiw, I have never had a customs charge on an Oipolloi order
     
  10. PinkPantser

    PinkPantser Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]

    STYLEFORUM -

    Find these boots for me and I will forever be in your debt.
     
  11. robin

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    Are there no other stockists right now besides BG and oi polloi? need moar!
     
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    Supposedly http://www.megcompany.com/ stocks the brand. I just sent them an email asking what they have.

    FWIW, I think Meg may just be a distributor.
     
  14. Lostinthesupermarket

    Lostinthesupermarket Well-Known Member

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    Meg seems to be a distribution company but I think that Yuki Matsuda from Yuketen is one of the principals there. He has answered emails I have sent to Meg. I don't know what the legal relationship between the two is though...

    I'm not sure that Bergdorf sell the Ranger Moccs...and if they do it won't be in the same colorways sice the ones Oi Polloi have are exclusive to them and Japan.

    BTW I was told that Yuketen are not made by Quoddy. Apparently the companies did work together in the past, but no longer.

    Also the hybrid Goodyear boots will not be out until September.
     
  15. randomkoreandude

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    can yuo not order direct from them like quoddy?

    why are all of these american made companies so hard to order from? they cater to europe and japan and not to their own country
     
  16. Lel

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    ayeyaiyai


    Blue suede, I want, where and how much?
     
  17. jet

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    Damn how much and where for the white ones
     
  18. deadstock

    deadstock Well-Known Member

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    BTW I was told that Yuketen are not made by Quoddy. Apparently the companies did work together in the past, but no longer.

    Really? Where did you hear that? Maybe because of Quoddy's recent price increase? I have noticed that some of the newer Yuketen models no longer have the Quoddy-esque logo on the insole. Yuketen seems to have moved on from the generic Quoddy shoe bags and packaging as well.

    Hmmm. Are there other companies in the USA capeable of producing handmade moccasins of this quality? Russel and Alden come to mind, but... I'd be interested to know more.
     
  19. 2nd sunday

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    Blue suede, I want, where and how much?

    This.
     

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