** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by david3558, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Wes Bourne

    Wes Bourne Senior member

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    X-post from the C&J whiskey Harlech MTO thread. The whiskey shell Harlech MTO boots are trickling in to those who ordered them. Mine just arrived minutes ago. Some quick pics. Without flash: [​IMG] Beautiful, congratulations and thanks for sharing.
     
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    Thanks, Farhad. I'm working from home today so will begin the break-in period. And walk like a penguin when I go for the mail.
     
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    ^^ Crease 'em, BootSpell!!!! Crease 'em!
     
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    Yeah take those boots out and put them to good use!

    ...its character building! [​IMG]
     
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    I will, I will. I actually have not been very good at adhering to the so-called break-in regimen. I don't live in a city where walking is a way of life and I pretty much have to drive to get anywhere. Having said that, the whiskeys are barely creasing, which is surprising me. I've bought new shell where after the first try-on and just a few steps, caused decent creases. I don't mind creases and I actually like the worn-in look much better. Other than boots I intend to use for dressier wear, I prefer boots to not look new.

    Thanks for the encouragement!
     
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    I usually never do. My Leffot LWB and Tankers were the first shoes I ever broke in. They were my last two purchases. I just wear them at work 2 days, so maybe a couple hours walking total, and I call it day. Ready for the pavement after that!
     
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    I planning to visit Paris next month and was wondering how the Paris stores were. Do they carry any of the C&J boots? Is it worth the visit? Thanks.
     
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    If you're in Paris, you'll find C&J models exclusive to the city (i.e. aren't sold anywhere else but France). Good opportunity to pick up a rare model (handgrades included).
     
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    Definitely worth the visit. Paris stocks items/styles that are not available through any of the other stores and that cannot be ordered (unless MTO).
     
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    FWIW, I have various C&J shell models and none of them crease much - some prefer that, some don't.
     
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    What color of saphir creme would you guys use for the Conistons in tan scotch grain?
     
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    Thanks. I'll make sure to stop by.
     
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    Take pics Lags :lurk:

    Be interested to see what you like, you certainly won't be disappointed.
     
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