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Dress "Boot"

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by cjmorris21, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. Svenn

    Svenn Distinguished Member

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    I will be laughed at, but I've been wearing a couple pairs of Hush Puppies chukkas with my suits that are extremely light, flexible, and comfortable to walk in, the Hoffman is best:

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    I have a $400 AE Bayfield boot, but compared to the hush puppies the AE's are like wearing a giant clunky station wagon on my foot. The AE's slap on hard surfaces and make a lot of noise and are too narrow (though admittedly look more elegant than the hush puppies), the HP come in wide size.
     


  2. Slippybee

    Slippybee Senior Member

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    I wear a pair of black C&J chukkas in my rotation. They look perfectly acceptable with a suit IMO.
     


  3. Achillus

    Achillus Distinguished Member

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    Mine.

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  4. yachtie

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    Got a switchblade hidden in those? :laugh:
     


  5. Blackhood

    Blackhood Distinguished Member

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    I've been looking for a "proper" balmoral boot for a while. All the boots I come across seem to be blucher style rather than oxford lacing. I can't bring myself to wear blucher lacing with a suit.
     


  6. yachtie

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    Edward Green sells 'em.
     


  7. Achillus

    Achillus Distinguished Member

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    I would never wear boots under a suit. It's more for the casual approve.
     
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  8. sinnedk

    sinnedk Stylish Dinosaur

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    i have the C&J northcote and i am able to close the flaps all the way when i tie them, they are a decent dressy alternative imo
     
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  9. Dutchtiger

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    I have these. Dress boots started out as a really cool idea.....but got on my nerves after a bit. Always worrying if your pants leg is caught in them. The ones I have (below) are from K. Cole.
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  10. chogall

    chogall Distinguished Member

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    Good pair shoes if you are into role plays and goth style dressing.
     


  11. Achillus

    Achillus Distinguished Member

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    Lol.
     


  12. glenjay

    glenjay Senior Member

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    I'm still waiting to see an Oxford Chukka. :lurk:
     


  13. Sanguis Mortuum

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    These are really quite ugly.
     


  14. Blackhood

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    With a good pair of boots you wont even notice that they are anything other than Oxfords until you raise your pant-leg. I had a friend who wore boots for three weeks before I realised they weren't just plain toe Oxfords.
     


  15. Achillus

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    No the are not.
     
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