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American Eagle Desert boots

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by dadengcrew, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. dadengcrew

    dadengcrew Member

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  2. dinogj

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    If there is that stupid american eagle logo anywhere on it, dont buy it.
     
  3. snuff_daddy

    snuff_daddy Senior member

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    these were orginally sold on their martin and osa website

    i remember a few members saying they liked em...i dont
     
  4. Harold falcon

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    If you need a pair of disposable boots to go through the local dump to try to find your girlfriend's engagement ring that you accidentally threw away then those boots are perfect.
     
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    Honestly, guys what is SOO BAD ABOUT THEM?

    You guys havent worn them?

    ITT;if your shoes don't cost atleast this much, they're shit.
     
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    Honestly, guys what is SOO BAD ABOUT THEM?

    You guys havent worn them?

    ITT;if your shoes don't cost atleast this much, they're shit.


    If your shoes cost twice as much as those cost... they are shit.
     
  7. Harold falcon

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    Honestly, guys what is SOO BAD ABOUT THEM?

    You guys havent worn them?


    Glued sole. Imported, likely made by slave labour. Garbage quality leather. Synthetic insole. Defects and poor construction visible on the model. That's without seeing them in person.
     
  8. connor

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    quality can't possibly be that far off from clarks. if you like the shape im sure they're worth the 60 dollars they cost...
     
  9. gotlighters

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    if you're on a budget and you need a pair that you can wear for a season or two then yea, I say go for it.
     
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    Glued sole. Imported, likely made by slave labour. Garbage quality leather. Synthetic insole. Defects and poor construction visible on the model. That's without seeing them in person.

    Thank you. You sir have made the FIRST legitimately helpful post regarding my questions of cost-to-quality ratio questions. Atleast NOW when I go shoe shopping I have an idea of just wtf to look out for.

    In every other thread users go wild saying omg fit, slim fit, SLIMMEST FIT, so flattering...lol the fit's to die for.

    But thank you now I know what I should be looking out for.

    One thing when you say synthetic insole, what exactly do you mean like a dr scholls gel insole or what are we talking about here? Also, YOU CAN see the defects on the model FROM THAT PICTURE? [​IMG]
     
  11. Mantis Toboggan M.D

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    They look decent enough, but at that price point I'd be more than a little concerned about quality.
     
  12. Harold falcon

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    One thing when you say synthetic insole, what exactly do you mean like a dr scholls gel insole or what are we talking about here?

    I mean non-leather. When it's described as "cushioned mid-sole" and "broken in look and feel" that means a foam or cloth insole, which will wear differently from leather.

    This just looks like sloppy construction, see how the leather binds up?

    [​IMG]

    If that's the best they have for the model then I shudder to think what the rest of the stock look like.

    What kind of shoe are you looking for and for what purpose? What about these shoes do you like?
     
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    They look okay. The rivet is eye-catching but for $60 I'd rather search eBay or thrift.
     
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    I mean non-leather. When it's described as "cushioned mid-sole" and "broken in look and feel" that means a foam or cloth insole, which will wear differently from leather.



    This just looks like sloppy construction, see how the leather binds up?

    [​IMG]

    If that's the best they have for the model then I shudder to think what the rest of the stock look like.

    What kind of shoe are you looking for and for what purpose? What about these shoes do you like?


    I know seriously they don't even look like they've been put together properly.

    Spend the extra $30 on Clarks. Clarks are nothing special but at least they are classic and decently constructed.
     
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    Razele Senior member

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    The last is crap though

    Grenson's are nice, well made and go for cheappppp on ebay.co.uk
     
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    I like the amber boots, actual air-conditioned for abatement and winter, but I charge to advance in new amber loafers first. My Cole-Hann I best up at MarshallвЂâ„¢s 5 years ago for $34 assuredly bit the dust.

    lolwut.
     
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    i have a pair of these. been wearing them for about 2 years. I think theyre awesome and I have DBs as well.
     
  19. bimmernate

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    Every time I am in Nordstrom Rack they have 2 or 3 pairs of Clarks DB (tan suede, beeswax) for about 50 or 60 bucks
     
  20. slumdawgbillionaire

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    I had a pair of J shoes DB, and they're the most freaking uncomfortble shoes I worn in my life. the J DB are so slim, and it hurt my feets, I can only wear the j shoes for like 5 mins max before I have to stop wearing them. I rather spend the extra money and get the clark DB since they're not as slim at the J shoes.
     

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