The New Oak Street Bootmakers Trench Boots - Exclusive StyleForum Pre-Order

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  1. OakStreetBootmakers

    OakStreetBootmakers Senior member

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    Introducing the Oak Street Bootmakers Trench Boots
    Exclusively available through StyleForum Pre-Order through Tuesday December 18th
    The boots will be released to the general public on Thursday December 20th
    $426 - Free Shipping Worldwide ​

    To place a pre-order, please email us at [email protected] with your billing and shipping information along with your credit card type, number, and expiration. You may also call us if you would like at 630.668.0867
    Or, you can pay via paypal: [email protected]

    Each of the boots feature: Natural Horween[​IMG] Chromexcel[​IMG] leather. True Goodyear Welt Construction. Oiled leather or Vibram[​IMG] Cristy Soles. Handcrafted in the USA.

    Without further adieu:

    Natural Leather Sole Trench Boot
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    Natural Leather Sole Cap-Toe Trench Boot
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    Natural Vibram Sole Trench Boot
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    Natural Vibram Sole Cap-Toe Trench Boot (no photos currently available, but still available for pre-order)

    Sizing:
    Our Goodyear Welted footwear runs very true-to-size. If you measure as a 9.5 on a Brannock device for example, we suggest you purchase a 9.5. We recommend a snug fit as the shoes will stretch to conform to your feet.
     
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  2. kwhitelaw

    kwhitelaw Senior member

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    hey george,

    I'm finding that I tear up the front of my leather soled shoes, seems I drag my foot oddly.. any chance of getting flush taps installed to avoid having to send to b.nelson or somewhere? I don't have a local cobbler I trust

    also, any black offerings in the works?

    thanks!
     
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  3. slide13

    slide13 Senior member

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    Wow, trench boot looks amazing! When are these shipping?
     
  4. OakStreetBootmakers

    OakStreetBootmakers Senior member

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    we're not putting taps in right now - but these are oiled leather soles - meaning, they can take a beating
    as for other colors - we're hoping to continually develop this line in the coming months/years. Further, our retailers will be making store exclusives with unique pairings
    Pre-orders will ship this Friday!
     
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    nadav Senior member

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    How about wide sizes?
     
  6. OakStreetBootmakers

    OakStreetBootmakers Senior member

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    Only standard D is offered, but those with wide feet find that Horween's Chromexcel does stretch substantially to conform to the foot. Shoot me an email and we can help you get into the right size!
     
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    slide13 Senior member

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    Wow...best type of pre-order....one that takes less than a week. Good call on all eyelets too....much prefer that to speed hooks but hard to find.
     
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    OakStreetBootmakers Senior member

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    Thank you! These boots were a painstaking 4 years in development. We laboriously designed (over-designed) a new and unique last to make the fit exceptional and the shape absolutely perfect. In fact, the amount of samples we made for these boots were more than we've ever made before - every element of these shoes, from the stitching, to the size of the captoe to the type of shank used was tested and re-tested countless times, and chosen with purpose.

    awesome!

    you are very welcome!
     
  9. squyntz1

    squyntz1 Active Member

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    Placed my order over the phone for the cap toe with vibram sole. Looking forward to receiving the boot next week.
     
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    meso Senior member

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    These look completely sick. Seriously tempted.
     
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    Pre-ordered the plain toes! Hopefully they're be in by Christmas? Should we receive some sort of confirmation if we emailed you?
     
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    jfoonly Well-Known Member

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    I ordered the leather sole cap-toes and got an email in just a few minutes. They look great; I've been jonesing something with natty cxl.
     
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    mexicutioner Senior member

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    george these look amazing. i like the look of both the leather sole and vibram. are they both equally re-soleable? like if i buy the vibram, can i get it re-soled down the line with a regular leather sole?
     
  14. OakStreetBootmakers

    OakStreetBootmakers Senior member

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    YES! They are equally re-soleable and YES you can switch soles when you do a recraft through us, or at your local cobbler :slayer:

    all pre-orders have received a confirmation response from either myself or Tony. You will receive a further email with tracking number when they ship. As for before Christmas, they are shipping Friday, and so only an overnight option would get them to you before Christmas - something that if you'd like, you can upgrade to. Just email [email protected] about it!

    we're VERY low on sizes - pre-order is through tonight, and then it's every man for himself when they go live on the website tomorrow!
     
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    Placed a phone order with Tony. Was feeling adventurous and ordered the capped toe with vibram sole. Shout out to Tony for answering all my questions regarding fit, sole comfort difference and pre-conditioning/protecting leather only with chicago's very own Venetian Shoe Cream!
     

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