Chukkas

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  1. collegeguy88

    collegeguy88 Well-Known Member

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    bought them
     
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  2. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    Something is off with the toe tip.
    Looks like the suede has worn down,
    although I think this is deliberate.
    That would eliminate them for me.
    Same shoes without that "feature"
    would be fine.
     
  3. Noah.Dreams

    Noah.Dreams Well-Known Member

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    I love the Chukka boot.

    Here's the best boot I've even worn.... picked up my Redwings at the COOP in Decherd, Tennessee.

    [​IMG]
     
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  4. tobiasj

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    Right, but what about a boot for those times when you're not working on a building site?
     
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    GHo Senior member

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    i like those chukka's.

    must be casual boot day. i'm thinking of picking these up.

    [​IMG]

    Frye Phillip Harness
     
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    I wear them everywhere. They look like a regular shoe
     
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    Casual affordable boots = Red Wings or Allen Edmonds seconds. I wouldn't consider anything else.
     
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    Allen Edmonds Bayfields. Can still buy them on Land's End.
     
  9. tobiasj

    tobiasj Senior member

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    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm no.
     
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    Fortysomething Senior member

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    Agreed. I have a pair of Timberland that look very similar, but they do not have the darkened toes.
     
  11. Hayward

    Hayward Senior member

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    Those are kiddie boots.

    Casual boots for grown ups are suede or kid chukkas or Chelsea's

    Those red wing things are work boots. Work is not casual, especially if it's the kind of work where you have to wear those boots.
     
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    Arthur PE Senior member

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    you may be looking for something a bit more dressy, but I have a pair of these, the 'plainest' black boots I could find, very comfortable and rugged
    not as blocky/bulky as they look
    Blundstone 500's

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Hayward

    Hayward Senior member

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    They hate those here. I used to wear them but moved up to RM Williams Mallees.
     
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    black_umbrella Senior member

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    Those are hideous.
     
  15. Hayward

    Hayward Senior member

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    No they aren't, but they are for kids.

    Here is something more like what you want:

    [​IMG]

    Or these:

    [​IMG]
     

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