Crockett & Jones Islay boots

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Perdogg, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Perdogg

    Perdogg Well-Known Member

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    Okay, I saw them Skyfall. I think they are very nice looking. However, $750 is steep. I have never had a pair of wingtip boots and I have a few questions:

    1. How long does it take them to break in - as far as width, how do they run, normal or narrow?

    2. Can you actually wear them outdoors in a harsh environment ?

    3. Are they actually worth the cash?

    4. Any reasonable alternatives?
     
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    zippyh Senior member

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    Perdogg Well-Known Member

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    I apologize. Do they tend to run in a normal width?
     


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    I have been looking at the Allen Edmonds Long Branch as an alternative.
     


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