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Which Crockett & Jones boots?

Discussion in 'Menswear Advice' started by aquatherm, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. aquatherm

    aquatherm Active Member

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    Hello gents,

    Here is my humble shoe collection

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    I am a big fan of suede boots and have been drooling over the new C&J Eskdale 2. I visited their store to see and try them on, but the Skye 3 caught my eye. The Skye 4 (suede) had been on my radar previously but now discontinued but in Chestnut leather they looked so good now I cant decide which to buy. I took some pictures to think it over but still cant decide. They will be worn with jeans mainly and chinos.

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    Appreciate any advice.
     

  2. megabiscoito

    megabiscoito Well-Known Member

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    For me the 2 are very nice but would go to the chesnut since you already have so many suede models.
     

  3. aquatherm

    aquatherm Active Member

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    I was thinking the same. Thanks for your reply
     

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    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    I would go with the chestnut boots for three reasons:
    1. They look awesome.
    2. As megabiscoito pointed out, you already have a number of shoes in suede. The chestnut boots will diversify your collection.
    3. You won't have to worry as much about getting them wet.
     

  6. aquatherm

    aquatherm Active Member

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    Isealbz, I agree with your first two points so I was already half decided on the Skye.

    I'm not that worried about getting suede shoes wet, I wear the lighter pairs in light rain and the darker (and cheaper) Pimlicos in heavy rain and they seem fine to me after a quick brush
     

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    Anachronist Senior Member

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    Full support for the chestnut as well... they look gorgeous and I second the other opinions on shoe closet diversification... a man just can't have enough different shoes... let the race against our wives and girlfriends begin for who has the bigger collection :D
     

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  9. aquatherm

    aquatherm Active Member

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    I took so long to decide and now the price has gone up on all C&J shoes :mad:
     

  10. ValidusLA

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    Aqua -
    1) love the chestnut
    2) Can I ask you - I have recently grown dissatisfied w/ changes to AE and am thinking of moving over to C+J or Alden. C+J doesn't have a store near me, but I occasionally go to NY for business so could stop there. How true to size do you find most C+J, and how much difference between different lasts do you find?

    Thanks!
     

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