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I’m gonna need some time to think about this...
Yea... sure. Why not?
Here’s the story on the new Clark’s Desert Boot 221.
I guess the Luther does square off a bit around the toe whereas the Hi-Top may be a bit more tapered which may explain that.
I hope you enjoy wearing them as much as I am enjoying wearing mine.
The other day, a colleague of mine (a few years older than I am) came up to me at the office and...
First off, congrats on the new Hi-Tops. They look great! Glad the “stretch” got you where you needed to be size-wise.
You are right, there are subtle but distinct nuances that differentiate these two boots.
The one that immediately caught my eye was the heel and secondly, the stitching...
I have fallen arches so I always like a wider shoe.
Sanders Luther 10.5US. (Roomy in toe box and very comfortable. With a thin sock I could put a thin insole and get a snug fit (but not tight).
Alden 9E (Barrie). Perfect.
Alden 9.5E. (Aberdeen) Snug in toe box.
This one certainly ticks all the boxes. It’s saddle shoe that wants to be a desert boot that wants to be a sandal.
In other words... where can I get a pair? 😀
And obviously, I am digging these very much.
This was my “shoe of the day” in June of 2020. That was possibly the last time I wore them. (No wonder my shoes last 20 years.) :lol:
The AE Orlean nubucks (which I think are discontinued) definitely don’t see a lot of action. I need to get them into the rotation more often. It a...