Reddit Reddit reviews Clarks mens Desert Chukka Boot, Beeswax, 9 US

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Clarks mens Desert Chukka Boot, Beeswax, 9 US
ImportedCrepe soleStabilizing suede-lined heel counterPlatform measures approximately 0.5"Heel measures approximately 1"
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31 Reddit comments about Clarks mens Desert Chukka Boot, Beeswax, 9 US:

u/jdbee · 173 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Congrats! Although, for the record, "come back after you lose some weight" isn't very common advice in MFA.

As far as starting from scratch, the Basic Wardrobe guide in the sidebar is a great start, but you'll want to think about what works best in your climate, for your age, and for your job/school. It's a inoffensive baseline to help you be well-dressed while you learn and develop your own style. The incredibly abbreviated version is straight/slim-leg jeans in a dark, nondristressed wash, vneck tshirts, Oxford cloth button-up shirts with button-down collar points (aka ocbds), simple canvas sneakers in neutral colors like white or gray, and brown leather shoes or boots in classic styles.

Edit: More details for a basic wardrobe on a budget. I'm going to focus on things you can try on in person, since I think that's critical when you're starting from scratch.

  • For jeans, Levi's 501/514/508/511, which should be available at every anchor store at every mall in America. JCPenney has newly-renovated Levi's sections in all of their stores, so that might be a good place to start. The numbers refer to different cuts (normal vs. slim legs, straight vs. tapered, etc), so I advise trying all of them on, and in a couple different waist sizes. If you're unsure about which fits you best, post a thread on MFA with some fitting room pics. We'll help you out.

  • Mossimo v-neck tshirts at Target are usually $8-10 and fit most people really well. Almost everything they have is a versatile color, but for wearing with dark jeans, I'd avoid navy and black because they don't create enough visual distinction. For a quick fit check, make sure the shoulder seams of the shirt line up with the bony protusions at the edge of your shoulders. Too many people wear shirts with shoulder seams drooping halfway to their biceps, which looks sloppy.

  • Target's Merona ocbds are also a decent choice, although this is a common enough shirt that they're going to have something very similar at JCPenney, Macys, H&M, or any store that carries a large line of men's clothing. Look for solid white or light blue. You can use basically the same quick fit check for ocbds that you do for t-shirts.

  • A lot of mall stores will carry Vans Authentics, which are a classic canvas plimsoll. Some of the stores are going to be obviously targeting a teenage demographic, but you can just ignore everything but the shoes you're looking for. Look for white, off-white, or light grey. Avoid black. There's a misconception that black sneakers go with everything, but it's my mission to disabuse people of that idea. Black is a stark, somber color that's incongruent with the casualness of sneakers. Black's also not a neutral, and as I mentioned in the bullet about t-shirts, it doesn't go well with dark blue denim.

  • For casual leather shoes, Sperry Top-sider boat shoes are a really popular option, but they're more of a spring/summer shoe in my opinion, so we're getting to the point where they won't be in season. Some versatile options that are more appropriate for Fall are desert boots, tan bucks, and blucher mocs. Unfortunately, these may be harder to find in local stores. Again, shades of brown are what you want.

    You can pick up all of this stuff for $300-400, which isn't a bad investment for looking good.

    2nd Edit: I just saw in another comment that you wear size 15 shoes, so mall stores may not work out for you after all. I put this guide to large-sized footwear together a few weeks ago, and you can see that most of the shoes I recommended above are available online in your size.

u/Charwinger21 · 37 pointsr/malefashionadvice

A good computer bag.

Not even joking. It's the one thing I always have with me when on campus.

After that, this is going to sound cliche, but take a look at the MFA uniform and draw inspiration from there. Some Clarks Desert Boots, a good fitting pair of dark wash jeans, and an Oxford cloth button down look great together, and are a great place to start. You'll probably want to look more towards fall/winter styles than spring/summer styles though (unless you live somewhere that is hot in the winter).

Unfortunately it is hard to give specific advice without knowing where you're starting at, but remember that fit is king. There is nothing more important in the world of fashion than making sure that your clothing fits properly, and definitely check out the sidebar (over on the right).

edit: Oh, and if you're in a business program, make sure you have business casual or a suit ready (if not both). You'll need them for presentations and events.

u/skydog22 · 19 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Clark's Desert Boots are a casual low profile boot. They're kind of popular here.

u/AlGoreVidalSassoon · 14 pointsr/malefashionadvice

I feel like an asshole recommending these because it's become such an MFA cliche but Clark's Desert Boots are a pretty good transition from sneakers to shoes. They're casual but can be slightly dressed up when need be. I don't find them anywhere near as comfortable as sneakers but you could put some insoles in them. From how you described your wardrobe though any kind of dress/work boot (Red Wings Heritage, Wolverine 1000 mile, LL Bean Khatadin, Chippewas, Alden Indys) would go with what you normally wear. Those are just more pricey than Desert Boots. If you haven't already, check out the boot guide on the sidebar.

u/the_good_dr · 7 pointsr/frugalmalefashion

That's a bush acre, not a DB. Amazon has them in beeswax for amazingly cheap at the moment.

u/[deleted] · 5 pointsr/frugalmalefashion

Amazon has them for ~$80 (at least in my size).

u/beefkurtain · 4 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Clarks desert boots

beeswax is a good color choice

u/clarksdb · 4 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Isn't it simple?

Clarks Desert Boots.

They're versatile, smart casual, and comfortable. They are also affordable. Thank me (or yourself, as you suggested them before I) later.

u/blaw91 · 4 pointsr/news

Just so you know, if you really want Clark's you might be better off watching Amazon and Zappos than shopping at their stores, as you are likely to get a much better price. Right now you can get Clark's desert boots for <$85 on Amazon.

If you are looking for good shoes at low prices, I can't recommend /r/frugalmalefashion enough.

u/Ienzo · 3 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Steve Madden Hamilten Chukkas. 60 bucks, perfect for my tight budget. I need a new pair of nice tan-colored shoes to go with my navy blue slims.

EDIT: On second thought I might go with the Bushacres instead. $70.

EDIT2: Fuck it. CDBs it is. $100.

u/mtg4l · 3 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Desert boots literally go with everything. Buy a size smaller than you wear sneakers. And don't pay more than $80.

u/elchismoso · 2 pointsr/frugalmalefashion

I recommend using camelcamelcamel.

Go here you can see a chart of the price fluctuations of the boots over time (the link is for the CDB Beeswax in size 9 - you can definitely look for any other item on Amazon). You can set a price alert so that you'll get an e-mail if the price ever drops below a threshold (say, $80).

Another option is Amazon Warehouse Deals - with patience, you'll find a pair that someone has returned and Amazon will resell them at a cheaper price.

u/JayVeeDi · 2 pointsr/frugalmalefashion

I agree with the rest, I bought a pair of Clarks DB recently for $77 and the comfort and quality of the make are great. Check for the prices (usually $83 and under). I had to get a half-size smaller, because they make them a bit wide, so check with your local store and try them on before ordering.

u/rationalvet · 2 pointsr/frugalmalefashion
u/Blumpkin_Pie · 2 pointsr/malefashionadvice

I had a question about some chukka style boots I'm interested in. You said be dubious of Cole Haan and I was wondering if it's because of the style or the workmanship. I was looking at these which are on sale for $90 at the moment. I was planning on getting a beeswax leather CDB instead but I thought the Cole Haan ones looked pretty decent too. Thanks in advance for any insight you might have.

u/Flurite · 2 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Clarks Desert Boots in beeswax; they are the most recommended shoe on MFA. :D

u/SeonKi · 2 pointsr/frugalmalefashion

The color on shoemetro still looks duller than the color here:

I've been waiting forever for CDB's to go on sale and I don't know if I'm just being paranoid, but the shade and the fact that it says "true" color is beeswax is keeping me from pulling the trigger. I'm still picking the color "brown" on the site.

edit: Doesn't matter because they're out of stock already. Thanks anyway!

u/thechangbang · 2 pointsr/malefashionadvice

This is basically a standard first date uniform for me

OCDB with a button down collar: $69.50

[Indigo Jeans] ( $89.90

Beeswax CDB's: ~$75

[Grey blazer] ( $149

Interesting Socks: $14.50

Is around $400 (This might make it a little more casual and bring the price point down $20). It works with almost any occasion except for an extremely active date, where you'll be running around doing cute things... just feel confident that you look good.

u/cjcs · 2 pointsr/everymanshouldknow

This kind of thing is generally very open to interpretation depending upon your personal sense of style, so feel free to pick and choose from everyone's suggestions. Here are what I'd call the, "essentials" that make up my closet. [Note: Due to time constraints I will come back later and update this post with more items. For now here are some formal pieces and shoes.]

Formal Wear:

  • One tailored, well-fitting suit. Invest in getting the proper alterations done goes a long way, and can make cheaper suits look ten times better than their more expensive counterparts. Go with charcoal or navy as a first choice in color (charcoal leans slightly more formal, navy slightly more casual). - J.Crew Factory Thompson
  • When you're dressing formally, you want to look your absolute best. A baggy or ill-fitting dress shirt can undo all the work put into making your suit perfectly. Invest in either made-to-measure items, or take them to your tailor. The upfront cost may be high, but it's a great investment that you'll be thankful for when you stand out in the sea of frumpy shirted guys wearing sack suits. The number of shirts you should own will ultimately depend on how often you find yourself needing to dress up, but I'd recommend having 1-2 white, one light blue, and one light pink shirts.


u/ThatDrunkViking · 2 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Hmm, neither of the two have them on sale, amazon is the cheapest I've found.

Do you know what the difference between D(M)/B(M)/M is?

u/rainymondays · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

I managed to get them at $70 from Amazon, but I think I got pretty luck if you take a look at camel^3. I'd pull the trigger at that price though because who knows how long you'll have to wait. They're wonderful shoes and paying +-$10 is worth it.

u/_clippy · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

I bought some Clarks for every day wear. I'm not sure how they are supposed to fit. They sort of slice my toes everytime i bend, they rub on my achilles tendon area and i get blister, and my heel moves up and down inside the boot. I should note that they feel sort of tight overall, but wouldn't my heel move more if
I went up in size? I don't know which of these problems if from them being not broken in and which is from other things. This is extra worrysome because a while ago I bought some hiking boots that just shred my achilles tendon area. Am I just not supposed to wear boots?

u/ace_blazer · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

So I'm in Canada and the actual export seller is selling Clark's DB's for a tiny sale at $120. There is also the current 20% off boots Amazon promo. It comes down to $101 USD. Add shipping to Canada and import fees and it comes out to $121 USD. Do the currency conversion and fees from my MasterCard and it's ~$140 CAD. As a comparison CBDs go for $160 CAD before taxes in retail stores & online up here in Canada ($180+ CAD).

OK deal? Will there be bigger deals over the weekend or is this the best we'll probably get for a long time? Unfortunately I won't be going to the US myself anytime soon otherwise I would just buy them down there.


u/ehsu · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

I'm responding to this part of your post:

>I really have no idea about shoes... I'm not sure on what types there are.

The sidebar shoe guide provides a great overview of different types of shoes. It's a better answer to your question that anyone will provide here.

If you'd prefer an arbitrary suggestion that matches your specifications, try the Clarks Desert Boot in Beeswax, available for under $80 on Amazon. They run quite large, so you should probably order size 12.

u/Emb3rSil · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

Clark's Desert Boots. Not the same style, but a reasonably durable leather boot that can often be found for around $80. It's recommended a lot around here because of it's versatility in outfits and decent quality.

u/Wurmy · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

I hate to ask another question regarding Clark DBs, but is there a difference between Beeswax and Beeswax Leather? As seen on Amazon.

u/Davine_Chi · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

I wasn't sure, so I looked it up. Nordstrom Rack is a clearance division of Nordstrom with discounts in the 50-60% range.

> Aren't penny loafers a little formal for jeans?

It would appear that way. But depending on the jeans, you might be able to get away with the less formal boat shoe. And I recently got my second pair of desert boots (versatile piece of footwear). If you go with Clarks desert boots, I recommend following this advice. The options are out there, and we're here to help. :)

u/atluu · 1 pointr/frugalmalefashion

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