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Comfort differences between leather/wood heels

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Would a leather heel be more comfortable than a stacked wood heel? I'm thinking about how it may absorb more of the impact than a wood heel upon strike.
 

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I'd like to tack on another question to this thread in a similar vein...

What's the difference in long term wear between wood and leather (generally speaking)? If the wood sole is stitched, can it be resoled with a leather sole?

Thanks.
 

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Thanks, that was my suspision, and makes better sense.
 

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are you sure the shoes you are referring to are wood? I haven't seen this on mens shoes, even those with very high heels.
 

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wood sole? a lot of times leather soles look wood-ish...but i've never heard of WOOD being the actual sole
 

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Originally Posted by jskidder
i have seen a handful of shoes with a leather sole and stacked wood heel. its not THAT uncommon. i also own a pair of moma laceups that are made this way.

This, please ignore my mentioning of wood sole. I meant to say wood heel and leather sole, but my memory failed me since my encounter with the shoes.
 

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So can anyone else comment on comfort? I have some issues with my back right now and I'm trying to relieve it in any way possible. If wearing a shoe/boot with a leather heel absorbs more impact than a stacked wood heel, then maybe I should stick to the former. I bought the Buttero today and realized it's a stacked heel. Just got me thinking.
 

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No "h" you fucking dumb ass
 

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I'm pretty such Rachel Comey's have wood soles...
 

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