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@GrantStone , have u ever considered doing colour 8 CXL ?
And maybe some other leathers form is Horween ... like reverse chamois or Essex
I’d love to see reverse chamois, Essex, and Dublin. Probably more. Color 8 Dublin is beautiful along with CXL.
More CF Stead options would also be cool. Rambler is an interesting leather. Reverse waxed mohawk looks great.
But I’m not sure what is available to Grant Stone at a price that makes sense for both them and the tanneries they work with along with or what actually sells.
@GrantStone already have both CXL and Calfskin PTBs and Derbies, so I would like to see something other than the Dirty Buck in a suede PTB. Since they already have a dark brown suede LWB on leather, and the Dirty Buck suede on red gumlite, how about a snuff suede PTB on commando or the GS dainite-like sole?

Maybe something like this but a bit lighter and more "snuff" suede...
(and yes, I know the picture is a derbie and not PTB but 99% of people do not know the difference anyway)
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British tan cap toe boots today.

I’d love to see reverse chamois, Essex, and Dublin. Probably more. Color 8 Dublin is beautiful along with CXL.

More CF Stead options would also be cool. Rambler is an interesting leather. Reverse waxed mohawk looks great.

But I’m not sure what is available to Grant Stone at a price that makes sense for both them and the tanneries they work with along with or what actually sells.

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Those British tan cap toes are among my favorite GS.

You are really talking about Parkhurst with many of those interesting leathers in a similar price range to GS. Albeit a different style of boot, but equally awesome IMO (sorry if that is blasphemous here). We all have a our faves - I'd love to see a black suede or reverse chamois LWB with natural edge. Brick & Mortar has an Alden in that makeup that is to die for. I predict we will see some great makeups in the near future from GS.

The natural Essex from Viberg, which is a Horween leather, sure looks similar to the Saddle Tan Veg imo.
 

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Those British tan cap toes are among my favorite GS.

You are really talking about Parkhurst with many of those interesting leathers in a similar price range to GS. Albeit a different style of boot, but equally awesome IMO (sorry if that is blasphemous here). We all have a our faves - I'd love to see a black suede or reverse chamois LWB with natural edge. Brick & Mortar has an Alden in that makeup that is to die for. I predict we will see some great makeups in the near future from GS.

The natural Essex from Viberg, which is a Horween leather, sure looks similar to the Saddle Tan Veg imo.
I have been looking at Parkhurst and Truman lately, but I trust Grant Stone's quality more than anyone in this price range and also more than some of the more expensive brands. The raiz reverse waxed mohawk cap toe boots are definitely on my radar. Looks like a great makeup overall. The dark chocolate kudu is nice. I love the PCT style, but I also don't love the stitching only being on one side of the eyelets on that makeup. Grant Stone, however limited their options may be, seems to always do things just right.

Actually ended up ordering squirrel rambler boots for both me and the SO. She's getting the women's version. Hope it turns out well. I don't love Truman's 79 last as much as the Leo, but the at least toe isn't overly bulbous and isn't turned up. Could be a nice change of pace. Too bad Grant Stone doesn't offer either a women's line or a 5.5D men's boot. Maybe someday.
 

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Color 8 shell cap toe boot is my dream GS makeup. Antiqued, flat welt and 8 brass eyelets.
I decided I wouldn't put down ~$850 again for color 8 shell from Alden. I would 100% buy this makeup from Grant Stone if it ever existed. Either flat welt or storm/reverse split works for me.
 

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I decided I wouldn't put down ~$850 again for color 8 shell from Alden. I would 100% buy this makeup from Grant Stone if it ever existed. Either flat welt or storm/reverse split works for me.
I don't love Aldens extra finishing on color 8. Looks painted on to me. IMO untouched color 8 is about as good as it gets. Especially with a contrasting sole.
 

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@GrantStone already have both CXL and Calfskin PTBs and Derbies, so I would like to see something other than the Dirty Buck in a suede PTB. Since they already have a dark brown LWB on leather, and the Dirty Buck on red gumlite, how about a snuff suede PTB on commando or the GS dainite-like sole?

Maybe something like this but a bit lighter and more "snuff" suede...
(and yes, I know the picture is a derbie and not PTB but 99% of people do not know the difference anyway)
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This is my ideal derby lol
 

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Does anyone have comparison pic of color 8 vs GS Crimson? I thought they were very similar.

Obviously shell vs CXL is a huge difference...
 

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Does anyone have comparison pic of color 8 vs GS Crimson? I thought they were very similar.

Obviously shell vs CXL is a huge difference...
They're not close to my eyes. Here's new crimson compared to new color 8.
 

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British tan cap toe boots today.

I’d love to see reverse chamois, Essex, and Dublin. Probably more. Color 8 Dublin is beautiful along with CXL.

More CF Stead options would also be cool. Rambler is an interesting leather. Reverse waxed mohawk looks great.

But I’m not sure what is available to Grant Stone at a price that makes sense for both them and the tanneries they work with along with or what actually sells.

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I mean if people like CXL shoes, @GrantStone can always experiment with a limited release of it’s steroid brother, Chromepak lol
 

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Does anyone have comparison pic of color 8 vs GS Crimson? I thought they were very similar.

Obviously shell vs CXL is a huge difference...
Color 8 can look quite different on shell vs. chromexcel vs. Dublin for example. Color 8 CXL is more burgundy hued than GS crimson. Quite a difference to my eyes.
 
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Color 8 can look quite different on shell vs. chromexcel vs. Dublin for example. Color 8 CXL is more burgundy hued than GS crimson. Quite a difference to my eyes.
Color 8 is an odd color, can look almost black in shell, and red in direct sunlight. And it is much, much more burgundy than GS crimson, but comparing color 8 shell to crimson cxl. So not a fair comparison.
 

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Left is a color 8 CXL Viberg. Sorry it attached them in the wrong order.
That Color 8 Viberg is definitely high on my list. Almost did the Brooklyn Clothing one on sale, but just snagged an unworn pair in Midnight Reverse Kudu when my size popped up on Grailed the other day. That said, I would love to see some GS in color 8!!
 

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