- Mar 30, 2018
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Appreciate your thoughts and those are some fantastic looking boots. Someday I'll check out the swing last I'm sure.I've found with White's boots that my big toe (my feet are a bit flipper shaped)
Some where @Legal Eagles is missing the opportunity to
A. Steer you to the 38 swing last
B. Confirm your desire for HH
Even though my big toe requires the swing last BEFORE breaking in, I would hesitate to say the horsehide “happily stretches” from tight to comfortably loose, as much as “gently conforms” around my foot. I like the leather and it is very comfortable to me, though I don’t think it’s particularly extravagant either. My HH pair are indeed my “fancy boots “, but I’m sure they would handle other applications fine.
For your check list, these have the antique eyelets- they have moved towards brass color with age with a more muted color.Starting with brass will give you more of a contrast I’m sure. Happy Buying!!!
Hmm, I wonder if in this case, I should forego HH and wait for a later sale and get something like brown CXL. I'm not sure if I'm ballsy enough to get a leather that doesn't stretch much. Ignoring the fact I didn't have much luck with my 55-last BH, the Brown Dress leather is fantastic and still probably my favourite leather by White's.Do not expect horsehide to stretch much, if at all.
I wonder if getting my BHs relasted on the 55 last would be a good substitute; I'm not even sure if that's possible.