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AM I crazy for wanting the stacy adams madison boot?

illumin8em

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I know that they are not thought of very highly on this forum, nor on others, but I really like the slim prfile of the boot. All pictures that I have seen have certainly left more to be desired in the leather. It seems to get very fine creases from what I have seen in pictures. I would love a pair R.M Williams, forum special but cannot afford somwthing like that. I know that they are a completely different boot, I was just stating it.
 

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Originally Posted by illumin8em
I know that they are not thought of very highly on this forum, nor on others, but I really like the slim prfile of the boot. All pictures that I have seen have certainly left more to be desired in the leather. It seems to get very fine creases from what I have seen in pictures. I would love a pair R.M Williams, forum special but cannot afford somwthing like that. I know that they are a completely different boot, I was just stating it.

The Madison last is a classic. I think they've been making it for about a century. RTW used to be more elegant than those of today...the Madison is the sole (ha) survivor.

SA gets a lot of hate because many of their other styles are hateable but not this one.

Stay away from crazy colors...I'd limit myself to black, brown, gray or navy blue.

The Madison used to be made in the USA but is currently made in India, I think...don't know if this has affected the quality.
 

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I've had a pair of the grey kidskin boots for a couple of weeks. The color was the main draw, and I found them for less than $70, which is important on my budget.

They were made in India, and the leather is glossy and of so-so quality. The gloss has come off with a light buffing and some cream polish. There are a number of fine wrinkles that have developed across the toe box, and there appear to be some weird flecks of discoloration that have popped up, not sure if they're from wear or just dirt that I haven't attended to properly.

I thought I'd seen a couple decent looking photos of worn Madison boots around here, and I was anxious to have a pair of grey boots at a relatively low price. Hoping for the best.
 

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