Clarks Desert Boots

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  1. a-rock

    a-rock Senior member

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    [​IMG] This pic is the closest to how the taupe looks (at least on my screen). Most of the images online are far too white and make the taupe look more like a slightly darker sand. I believe the taupe is supposed to be distressed so there's some lighter scruffed areas, or at least those areas stand out vs in the original sand. [​IMG] There's also a taupe leather too. [​IMG]
     


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    [​IMG]
    So, anyone know about how much to get some DBs resoled with crepe?

    I just recently wore completely through the original crepe sole and I don't really want to get rid of them seeing as how awesome they look. Lasted almost a full year too, as I bought them last thanksgiving.

    http://www.resole.com/Clarks-Shoe-Repair.aspx
     


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    Wow only 60 bucks. Much better deal than just buying another $90 pair of shoes. [​IMG]
     


  4. a-rock

    a-rock Senior member

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    +$17~20 for round-trip shipping. Just buy new ones!
     


  5. Robert

    Robert Senior member

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    Or do like I did and buy 4 all at once and rotate them.
     


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    Wow only 60 bucks. Much better deal than just buying another $90 pair of shoes. [​IMG]

    A local shoe repair shop might be a better bet for cost. It is worth a try.
     


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    I wouldn't pay more than 25 tops to get that done. Otherwise you're better off going for a new DB.
     


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    Picked up some taupe suede or whatever they're called. Look great with jeans.

    I don't know, I tried on some beeswax and did not like the bold stitching and sole color. The taupe color is much more subtle.
     


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    My sister-in-law noticed my DBs during my weekend visit last week. "Chukkas!" she exclaimed. "Desert boots," my wife said with a sigh of resignation.

    Thought I'd share.
     


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    +1 on the taupe suede. They're a great boot for letting indigo bleed onto.
     


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    Robert Senior member

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    That's the basic criterion I base my shoe purchases on. ^
     


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    i assume sand suede db will get dirty, evolving to wolf suede, which in turn will get dirtier and evolve again to cola suede.

    pls correct me.
     


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    My sister-in-law noticed my DBs during my weekend visit last week. "Chukkas!" she exclaimed. "Desert boots," my wife said with a sigh of resignation.

    Thought I'd share.


    LOL...my sister called them chukkas as well. I corrected her.

    And my boss called them Hush Puppies and broke my balls. He's beyond being helped anyway. The guy thinks polyester mock turtlenecks and pleated/cuffed Dockers is all the rage these days.
     


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    I got a pair of DB recently and have found that the right one is quite a bit looser than the left in toe area and on the top of my foot. I don't have huge differences in the size of my foot so I know it's not that.

    It's really annoying so I was wondering if anyone has experienced this with theirs, or if anyone has a solution to it?
     


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