I'm in Canada, not sure which store you're referring to. They do have a bit of a clown shoe vibe (I'm okay with that) and if you have a slim foot they may not be for you.
Soz, they’re in storage . Got them in 2008ish . It’s these. They’re pretty bonkers https://www.britboot.co.uk/collections/loafers/products/loake-brighton-fringe-and-tassle-oxblood-loafer-with-heat-welted-sole
Selling some red wing moc toes here if anyone's looking...
vaguely looking out for a pair of moc toes but I a pretty sure those will be too big for me. I'm already selling a pair of Jones boots that turned out to be too big even though sized at UK 10.
I have a pair of RW chukkas in 44 / 9.5 that are snug but fine.
Yeah, its a big 10, welcome to come and try on if you're local (or work near Farringdon) but no worries if not...
I have a very nice pair of trickers boots, smooth (not brogues) with Dainite soles in 10 if anyone wants? Dark blue leather and only tried on and walked ten metres in to test for fit.
PM me if you may have interest and want photos.
Can’t you return them then?
Resist the urge to condition them for at least 2 years.
Just brush them.
No. Bought when a bit refreshed thinking very thin socks would work, about two years ago.
Pretty sure that the return window has closed.
Cheers for the suggestion, it’s actually what I’ve been doing so far. It’s like magic, you get most of the scuffs / marks out with the brush. Reckon the leather is quite oily to begin with.
Lolz these just arrived, reliving my school shoe days…
Loved my kickers
Also really like the look of these - anyone had a pair of Velasca?
Suede or rough out?
Getting a pair of Red Wing Iron Rangers re-soled. Been having some problems with the knee I had rebuilt a few years back, so keen for a change from the cork nitrile soles. The official cobbler has quite a selection now, but I haven’t experienced all of them. Am currently leaning towards the Coffee Cushion crepe, as I have that on a pair of Weekender Oxfords and it’s super comfortable. But wondering if the Traction Tread is a bit more grippy and still forgiving on my knee. And I’ve no idea about the lugged Vibram soles as that seems to be quite a new addition to their range - are they very solid or do they have any give to them? Anyone able to share some insight?
Suede I think
I have a pair of austrian derbys with that vibram sole (at least I think so as I can't see the yellow vibram logo on the cobblers picture).
They are solid. Actually thought about adding insoles with gel pad to them, as they are not ideal when walking around for a day on hard ground.
Thanks, good to know! I’ll scratch the Vibram off the list then
I have a pair of RW chukkas resoled with Vibram christy - they have a pleasant squish to them. Like this:
Has anyone had a pair of yds kestrel boots resoled?
Given the reference to Kickers above, I've a pair of boots that I need to shift.
Size 44 (UK 10) (I'm usually a UK10.5 / 45ish, and unsuccessfully rolled the dice on these).
I don't have the box, but I do still have the little kickers tab. One scuff on the left toe, as can be seen from the photos, but yet to really be broken in.
£20, and can post at cost.
I also have some black Barker brogues (Indian made, not UK) in UK10.5 G, which are too big for my narrow heels (probably fit more like a UK11). Always had rubber soles added, still have the box, and selling for £40. If anyone is interested I can upload photos later.
Deal on the kickers
Got my William Lennon's back from the shoe repair place in Ickley, really good service, and they've done a great job.
Their comms were brilliant with emails before during and after (including pictures before and after), turnaround was just over a week including return postage.
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