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Zonkey Boot Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by stevent, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. ecwy

    ecwy Well-Known Member

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    Corrected it for you :embar:
     
  2. SoGent

    SoGent Well-Known Member

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    Do you have to MTO to get the Classic last ?
    I'm pretty much done with the Sailor
     
  3. ecwy

    ecwy Well-Known Member

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    You can find it at retailers but seems like their web store doesn't have any on classic at the moment
     
  4. JanxSpirit

    JanxSpirit New Member

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    I am very enamored of the Zonkey Boot Jodhpurs, but as a person with wide feet and high instep, I think I will likely need the H build. Does anyone with wide high arch/instep feet have any experience with the H? I am 10EEE in Strands. Whites Boots 9.5EE are my most comfortable shoe.

    Would anyone be interested in a GMTO for a Jodhpur build? It only takes three pairs, but they do all have to be identical. Then they waive the 30% up charge.
     
  5. mr monty

    mr monty Well-Known Member

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    These look great!! A few years ago, YOOX had several different styles from Zonkey Boot. If the pics had looked this good, I would have brought a few pairs:brick:
     
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  6. ecwy

    ecwy Well-Known Member

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    IMO, they are criminally underrepresented on SF.
     
  7. ThatGuy

    ThatGuy Well-Known Member

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    Hi, would any body be willing to help me out with sizing for Zonkey Boot and their lasts?

    For reference I'm a:
    8.5D Alden Barrie
    8.5E EG 606

    Would be greatly appreciated.

    I saw some Zonkey Boot shoes when I was in Tokyo last year. They looked really good from memory, but they didn't have my size at the time.
     
  8. ecwy

    ecwy Well-Known Member

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    Best to email ZB and ask. You should be a UK 7.5 most likely.
     
  9. BurntPockets

    BurntPockets Well-Known Member

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    If you get interest on a shrunken buffalo Jodhpur with rubber sole I would be down. Possibly Russian Calf straps.

    Shrunken Buffalo Leather:
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    Jodhpur model:
    [​IMG]

    Russian Calf Strap:
    [​IMG]
     
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  10. eljimberino

    eljimberino Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to be pedantic, but the picture you posted is not a jodhpur.
     
  11. BurntPockets

    BurntPockets Well-Known Member

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    That's the shrunken buffalo leather. Thanks for pointing that out
     
  12. ecwy

    ecwy Well-Known Member

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    Updated pics on how the Russian calf is holding up

    [​IMG]

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  13. tifosi

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    ^^ Looks amazing! I love the way my Russian Calf is aging as well.
     
  14. ecwy

    ecwy Well-Known Member

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    Yeah it's great as long as you don't get a pair that has finishing issues.
     
  15. KSunnyH

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    In case anyone is interested, we are looking for just one more person to go in on a Zonkey Boot GMTO! The makeup is the exact same as the wholecut derby boots commissioned by ecwy and pictured above, but without the pull tabs on the back. I have been oogling them on Instagram for quite awhile now and couldn't wait any longer. Cheers, ecwy, on putting together a beautiful makeup! I hope you don't mind that we are hijacking your design :)

    https://www.reddit.com/r/goodyearwelt/comments/44u7tc/zonkey_boot_derby_boot_gmto_proposal/
     
  16. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Well-Known Member

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    Damn, that's beautiful. Would have been in on it a month or two ago, but spent the funds
     
  17. ecwy

    ecwy Well-Known Member

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    I can't claim credit to it. I saw it on the ZB website as one of their sample models then I discovered Schumann Wien in Austria was the shop that ordered it. Unfortunately, they didn't deduct VAT so the price was more expensive than doing a MTO.

    I would always encourage buying it from a retailer if you can!

    Good luck with your GMTO!
     
  18. KSunnyH

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    How has the Russian Calf been holding up for you? I own the jodhpurs in the material but have been too scared to take them out in any wet weather. I noticed on your Instagram that you had taken your pair out in the rain and got them soaked - how have they held up?
     
  19. ecwy

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    Wasn't the worse storm on that day but it got wet. It's holding up well for me. Works similar to cxl where you got lighter areas where the leather flexes. I suspect it is also hot stuffed hence some people have finishing issues as the oils come to the surface. But that is just my conjecture.

    Really don't need to baby it imo.
     
  20. KSunnyH

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    Glad to hear that. Michael informed me that the whitening/pull-up effect is due to the heavy amount of oils and fats that rise to the surface due to the tanning process, much like CXL and shell, it really is a beautiful leather.

    In other news, we finally have 3 for the GMTO! Last chance for anyone else who wants to join.
     
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