Thanks guys for the feedback. Yes, these were B grades (mentioned in my initial post) and @audog they have the rubber stud soles. This is my first experience with loose grain, so glad to know what it looks like and how to treat.
I love the boots and they’ll get heavy usage in the rotation...
@audog I love your passion for GS shoes (and quality footwear in general), so keep doing what you’re doing.
Now back to shoes...I picked these up recent and love the fit and look, but a bit disappointed in the creasing inconsistency between the boots.
To be fair these were 2nds, but they...
My acquisitions from the sale. These were both seconds coming from the warehouse, but the sale price plus coupon was worth the risk.
No serious flaws to my untrained eye.
I was also a bit concerned about how coffee would fit in the lineup. I’m happy.
Some interesting comments last night from the Caleres CEO after being asked specifically about AE from an analyst (who sounds like he has a vested interest ;)).
All good, it's my car and it's only hovering.
My daughter was trying to make me feel guilty about all the attention I give to my cars and footwear, so I snapped this photo to give her a hard time. Thought I'd share.