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I tried this…it works great!
Ver nice. How long does Cordovan take to soften up and break in? I have some C&J Harlechs arriving soon and when I tried them on they felt pretty damn stiff!
I suppose there are many factors that affect break in. My experience for the most part, has been a pretty easy break in with all of my shell. Honestly almost every pair, in terms of the uppers, are broken in by the end of the first wear. I’ve found the thickness of the shell can be a factor. I have a pair of Rocado natural shell boots I had made, that are very thick natural shell. Admittedly, I’ve only worn them 7 or 8 times, but they still are stiff.Ver nice. How long does Cordovan take to soften up and break in? I have some C&J Harlechs arriving soon and when I tried them on they felt pretty damn stiff!
Tricker's has a nice black grain muflone (soft like kudu) Stow on a leather sole on their outlet website.Hi all,
@Genericuser1 's Santos black scotchgrain brogues (1st pic below) got me thinking about other black, grain boots that might dress well both up and down. There aren't many out there, and the one's I've seen have a grain upper and smooth calf toe, e.g. J.Fitzpatrick's Columbia (pic 2), Crockett & Jones' Coniston (pic 3) or J. Fitzpatrick's & Bremerton(pic 4).
The Santos seems discontinued. Are there other, similar boots out there? Or should I turn to MTO?
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Funky boots, looks like something The Riddler would wear.