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Clarks Desert Boots

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Jared, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. Superb0bo

    Superb0bo Distinguished Member

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    The sizing down issue on DB really must be a width question. Im normally a 12 ee, and tried on us 11,5 in beewax DBs, that definitly fit too small and too narrow. I will go for my normal size when I finally get some DBs.
     


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    If i were to purchase the sand suede boots, is there any particular color of belt that should be worn with these?

    Also, can they be worn with a black jacket? What i mean is usually it is said that with a black "top" you should wear black shoes, for any other color wear brown shoes and belt. As these are such a light neutral color, are they an exception to this rule?


    Can't help you on the belt issue because I usually don't tuck my shirts when wearing the desert boots. However, I do wear these all the time with a black jacket and I think it looks good. The sand is pretty neutral and works with almost anything.
     


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    what do people think of the "desert khan" the low top version of the desert boot
     


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    just received my pair of Clarks Point Takens shipped from the UK to the US...[dressy version of the desert boots]

    i got UK 8.5
    i think i shouldve went down .5 in size
    so im prob gonna put these up for sale in the market
    message me if youre interested


    Those are awesome; I've never heard of them before, but I can definitely see how the SF crew could latch onto these. Is that a lower profile and sleeker toe box that I see?

    I can never recall if UK sizing is one size up or down. Time to go to Google I guess.
     


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    snuff_daddy,

    Judging by your photo, I actually think the traditional DB -- or a chunkier boot -- would work better for your proportions. The "Point Takens" look tiny combined with your substantial build.
     


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    My boots arrived today. I got the gray ones from shoebuy.com. Regular price is 89.99 or something but I found a code for 10 dollars off, plus I got a discount for first purchase, so that brought it down to 67 dollars + free shipping. I want to thank everyone who said to order half a size down. They're prefect.
     


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    [​IMG] Not exactly desert boots, but I thought this might interest you guys. Arrived yesterday, suede is darker in picture.
     


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    shoeparlor.com order arrived today - so four days from order to arrival, not bad at all.
     


  11. Coldsnap

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    So I got some distressed grey suede coming my way, thats the original color I wanted.
     


  12. evilgeniusdan

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    Benjamin what are those? Alden?
     


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    there seem to be 2 versions on the grey suede, one has dark soles and the other has lighter almost off white crepe soles, which is nicer IMO. I cant remember but I do recall the lighter soled ones have a slightly distressed look to it? Can anyone tell me where I can still get these online? I am looking for a sz11.

    Thanks in advance
     


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    Benjamin what are those? Alden?

    Yes, Alden suede chukkas. The quality is impeccable. I find that the good-year sole provides more support than the crepe sole, and the shape is a little less clunky as well.
     


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