Custom White's Boots ... Thoughts?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Whacky, Jan 15, 2011.

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  1. spurs61

    spurs61 Senior member

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    Very true. I have two pairs of White's in distressed smooth (a BH and an oxford). When I treat them with oil they do darken and look like other brown boots. But within a few weeks they return to their usual distressed look, which is more uneven in color.

     
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    Neognosis Senior member

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    I hate to say it, because I'm really like both my pairs of white's, but I won't buy another pair of white's. Both my pairs squeak so badly when I walk that I can only wear them outside.
     
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    chicken1616 Senior member

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    I have had a couple of pairs that squeaked. Interestingly, they were both work boots. My guess is that it is the leather in the sole drying out.
     
  4. mr. burns

    mr. burns Senior member

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    here's how mine look after a cleaning and some obenauf's. the obenauf's creates a layer of waxiness that really changes the leather until i saddle soap it off, but i need that layer of protection from dirt and water at work.
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    compared to when new
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