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I'm not saying don't condition, I'm saying they may look dry to someone who doesn't realize they're nubuck.

In any case, I love that leather.
Yeah, I was partly joking. But you can still condition really dry nubuck. Here’s a pair of my nubuck Astorflex desert boots. One conditioned and brushed, and the other not.
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I can hear them all the way from here crying out for moisture
I'll admit they are looking dusty and need a cleaning, but a significant portion is a very fine nap doing its thing. Nonetheless, they're holding up strong, I wore them hard for the first 2 years, but to the touch, they're soft af and supple. I also had just come back from a Japanese whisky bar, so Hibiki and Suntory have conditioned them lol. Fun night, but not so much for my boots.
Who ran these? I have a pair I got secondhand and am curious
This is a .com makeup from 4 or so years ago. Notre did a run of the same article but with black edges and 7 gun metal eyelets.
 

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Conditioning your boots would be like conditioning a timberland right @H. E. Pennypacker
So, I've never handled a timberland boot before but looking at pictures, the tan boots seem nappier, but there was a charcoal pair I saw and pretty similar but I imagine the end result would be similar. Another member posted the same pair conditioned and it doesn't look the same. I'd imagine conditioning would be the exact result of conditioning Maryam's port calf, they have a glossy sheen with a very flat texture which looks bad to me.
 

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So, I've never handled a timberland boot before but looking at pictures, the tan boots seem nappier, but there was a charcoal pair I saw and pretty similar but I imagine the end result would be similar. Another member posted the same pair conditioned and it doesn't look the same. I'd imagine conditioning would be the exact result of conditioning Maryam's port calf, they have a glossy sheen with a very flat texture which looks bad to me.
I understand … myself I’m 1/1 with conditioner. I BARLEY conditioned the saddle tan veg grant stone leather with “viberg shoe cream” and I chalked it up as a win.

I think that leather takes the product I put on it very well.
 

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Testing the waters ….

the most comfortable boot I’ve ever worn in terms of fresh out of the box comfortability. This pair is very different then the taupe HB (that look like natty cxl) … that leather is much more pliable and “stiff or firm” then this black waxed HB. I’m not gonna call the black leather “floppy” but it’s for sure very soft and supple

these are my new favorite boots just because of them being this comfortable lol
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Testing the waters ….

the most comfortable boot I’ve ever worn in terms of fresh out of the box comfortability. This pair is very different then the taupe HB (that look like natty cxl) … that leather is much more pliable and “stiff or firm” then this black waxed HB. I’m not gonna call the black leather “floppy” but it’s for sure very soft and supple

these are my new favorite boots just because of them being this comfortable lol View attachment 1806990
How does it feel with the extra width compared to your regular pairs?
 

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