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- Crepe sole
- Shaft measures approximately 4.25" from arch
- Heel measures approximately 1"
- Platform measures approximately 0.5"
- Stabilizing suede-lined heel counter
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Clarks remakes its signature desert boots in matte brindle leather. 4 tonal eyelets at the lace-up vamp. Contrast welt stitches at the gum sole. Cushion leather insole.
For a classic that’s graced men’s fashion for over 50 years, check out this Desert boot from Clarks. This chukka features a leather upper with a two-eyelet lace-up for a casual fit. Beneath, a plantation crepe sole delivers legendary cushioning for all-day comfort.See all Product description
- Product Dimensions: 20 x 8 x 5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- ASIN: B0007MCUTK
- Item model number: 3169
- Date first available at Amazon.com: January 1, 1970
- Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
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The pair I ordered through Amazon (on the left) are made of thinner, less quality leather. The ones from Clark's (on the right) are a much beefier, thicker leather with a higher quality grain and have more of a "real leather boot" feel. Whereas the ones from Amazon feel somewhat like cheap knockoffs in comparison. They are still a decent shoe for the price. But compared to the ones from Clark's they seem much flimsier.
The width is great for people with wide feet. Consider getting them a 1/2 size or so smaller. I often wear 13 in sneakers to get enough width. These had plenty and were pretty long, too, for a 12. But it worked out. I like having extra space. You may not.
The leather wears beautifully. The laces died pretty quick, but I found some nice replacement ones on Amazon (OrthoStep Waxed Very Thin Dress Round Classic Brown 27 inch Shoelaces).
One downside to all of the thick leather is that they don't breathe well. To mitigate this, I wear Fox River Wick Dry CoolMax Liner Socks under all of my socks. That does the trick. I prefer to take them off for a bit during the day at the office, but I can wear them all day if I need to with the liner socks.
The sole wears better and is more comfortable than I anticipated. The one downside is that it doesn't have good grip in wet conditions. On textured or rough concrete, it's fine. On smooth concrete, it slips every so often.
I also love that I can wear these with any pair of pants, from very casual to dressy (if needed).
While these boots look great and have held up pretty well, its pretty dissapointing that I pick my 45 dollar vans over my 150 dollar Clarks boots when its raining due to the fact that the vans keep my feet dry for longer than 10 minutes and I don't have to worry about eating s***. If you live in a less rainy climate though I guess it wouldn't be an issue. I guess they're called desert boots for a reason haha. Overall, I think they are a mediocre overpriced boot and do not perform well in any wet conditions. The only reason I would buy another pair is the way they look, and the fact that they are pretty well made. Side note: if you want to purchase these, be sure to get at least half a size to a size smaller than what you normally are. I am a 10.5 in vans and got a 10 in Clarks, I wish I would have got a 9.5.
The size 10 pair of Chukkas fit beautiful! I would advise ordering a whole size down from your normal size. The may take a bit of breaking in, but once they have done so they will be extremely comfortable shoes.
Most recent customer reviews
A little pricey....fugggedabout it,worth every penny,especially the crepe soles,the only way to go.