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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. CEE88

    CEE88 Senior Member

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    !!!!!! Truly outstanding, Sir. Congratulations on a collection any of us would be proud to have and wear. Question about the chukkas: are they all Barrie? Is the reverse chamois chukka from J Crew? Also - second from the end: is that a modified last?
     
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    violethour1951 Senior Member

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    Leffot - Cigar Indys with commando sole
    Alden DC - Cigar Captoe Boots with commando sole
     


  3. kwhitelaw

    kwhitelaw Distinguished Member

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    thank you sir.

    cigar are barrie from o'connells
    #8 are plaza from LS on a steal earlier this year :)
    the brown suedes are barrie, just got them, not sure I'll keep. no specific retailer designation inside.
     


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    hmmm.. I saw the captoes last week at DC but Kathy said she only had E width.

    might need to get on a D width preorder..

    thanks for the leffot info, might try them too
     


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    Thanks guys, the tankers are super comfortable too. The feel like slippers. I like how the dark the #8 is on these, almost looks like dark cigar.
     


  6. kwhitelaw

    kwhitelaw Distinguished Member

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    agreed.


    not sure I can use a fourth #8 boot, but that tanker is a beauty.
     


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    I was going to say they looked almost like cigar, but I assumed it was just the lighting/way the pic came out. If that is how they look up close in the flesh, I'm very excited about my pre-order -- assuming they come in looking the same. Enjoy those!
     
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    The photo is pretty accurate, at least on my monitor. In bright sunlight of course the purple tones comes out but inside or in indirect light they look very dark which I like on this style.

    kwhitelaw - Outstanding collection!
     
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    Alden won't change the sole so no need to send them to the US.
    I'd think the Shoe Healer in the UK would be able to handle a resole.
     


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    kwhite: Great collection!
     


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    I have a cigar indy boot from teshoemart and a cigar plain toe boot from frans boone. Both on commando. I got on a pre order for the frans boone boot, the indy just showed available one day on their website
     


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    Love seeing the variation of Ravello from milk chocolate to almost cigar

    [​IMG]
     


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    this latest batch of ravello I grabbed this week (ptb and lwb) may very well satisfy my 'need' for cigar lwb tbh. wasnt expecting it to be so dark, was anticipating more a shade of my day tripper
     


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    Agreed. I had planned on a brown cordovan LWB from another manufacturer but now I don't think I will be
     


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    assuming we are the same page with said other manufacturer... I may employ them for a dark brown shell boot (if I cannot obtain a commando sole brown boot) and then i may every well call it quits on future purchases..

    unless an influx of #4 appears out of nowhere lol. love my #4 wallet
     


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