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Boot trend question....

CurlswirlCurlswirl Posts: 526Registered Users
Do you think this type of boot with the dark part in the front and distressed look will go out of style? Also, are they more geared for younger people?

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  • claudine19claudine19 Posts: 4,486Registered Users
    I dunno, but I like it.

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  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I dont think the distressed look will go out of style anytime soon. nor do i think the distressed look is just for youngins. But the obviously darkened piece in the front is something that probably (hopefully) will fall out of fashion.

    But I'm sure you have a couple more seasons.

  • CurlswirlCurlswirl Posts: 526Registered Users
    Thanks for your feedback. The dark part in the front is my biggest issue with them. A dark part if is is subtle and blends in can be nice but this looks like spray paint on light colored boots.
  • Laura LeeLaura Lee Posts: 1,828Registered Users
    If they are leather, you could use a leather conditioner on every part but the toe. In my experience, some leather conditioners darken up the leather a bit, so that could help it blend a bit better.
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,240Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    I don't find it trendy or just for young people. Leather boots can just naturally wear that way.
    ditto laura lee. If darks spots bother you just use mink oil to darken up the whole boot.
    And I love those boots.
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  • B-wavyB-wavy Posts: 1,733Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I like them a lot. I'm 54, and I'd wear them.


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  • Laura LeeLaura Lee Posts: 1,828Registered Users
    B-wavy wrote: »
    I like them a lot. I'm 54, and I'd wear them.


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  • B-wavyB-wavy Posts: 1,733Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Laura Lee wrote: »
    B-wavy wrote: »
    I like them a lot. I'm 54, and I'd wear them.


    (Hi, Laura Lee! How ya been?)

    I'm well thank you! I've been popping back into the hair board and decided to swing by here as well. It's a nice break from law school work!

    I was just thinking about you a couple of days ago, so I'm glad to know you're still around and doing well. :)
  • CurlswirlCurlswirl Posts: 526Registered Users
    I was thinking that it might be easier to just return em' and buy em' in dark brown.
  • NejNej Posts: 2,444Registered Users
    Frye's never go out of style and look good on all ages. I wouldn't worry.
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  • CurlswirlCurlswirl Posts: 526Registered Users
    Here are the boots in reality not the idealized photo. Sorry about the mess:/

    What do you think, would you try and make the front blend with the rest of the boot or leave them as as or send them back for a darker color?

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  • B-wavyB-wavy Posts: 1,733Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I can't see the pic, only a question mark in a blue box.
  • CurlswirlCurlswirl Posts: 526Registered Users
    Can you see the images now?

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  • NejNej Posts: 2,444Registered Users
    I think if you have to ask so many questions regarding a pair of boots you should probably buy something else
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  • B-wavyB-wavy Posts: 1,733Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Curlswirl wrote: »
    Can you see the images now?

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    No, now the little boxes have a green mountain and blue sky with a line through it. Either way though, if it were me, I'd probably send them back and get a darker color rather than take a chance on trying to get those darker. But that's just me. I've learned from past experience, I don't do well with projects like that, then I never wear the things and I get mad at myself for wasting money, and....it just doesn't end well. For me. :help:
  • JosephineJosephine Posts: 14,175Registered Users
    Nej wrote: »
    I think if you have to ask so many questions regarding a pair of boots you should probably buy something else

    LOL yea. Honestly it's hardly darker, I don't see what the big deal is? I didn't even know that was a trend but just the style of it. I would get it if I liked them.
  • eche428eche428 Posts: 2,782Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    You can buy a suede stone and just gently rub the toe of the boot. That should lighten the toe a bit. I used it on our leather couch to take out dark stains and it really worked remarkably well. Just test in on a little area first.
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  • CurlswirlCurlswirl Posts: 526Registered Users
    Is a suede stone like a suede eraser? I have another pair of boots that has a dark stain on them.

    As far as the ones I posted about Josephine, they look more like these with the dark part in the front:
    Frye Elena Pull On Flat Boots | SHOPBOP

    Not my style...I will return them and get them in a darker color that is more uniform.
  • scrillsscrills Posts: 6,700Registered Users
    I wouldn't consider these boots trendy or for youngsters. You should be good. The darker part in the front just look like natural wear
  • claudine19claudine19 Posts: 4,486Registered Users
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  • scrillsscrills Posts: 6,700Registered Users
    ^^ hee
  • NetGNetG Posts: 8,116Registered Users
    I don't find it trendy or just for young people. Leather boots can just naturally wear that way.
    ditto laura lee. If darks spots bother you just use mink oil to darken up the whole boot.
    And I love those boots.


    Yeah, it looked like normal wear to me. I wear my boots in wet, around horses, doing work.... they get dark toes if they're a lighter color, and toes get worn out if they're a darker color.
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  • CurlswirlCurlswirl Posts: 526Registered Users
    I decided to get the same style in dark brown and found a lone pair for sale for $100 less! Phillip Harness - View All Women's Boots - Western Boots, Riding Boots & More - The Frye Company - The Frye Company
  • eche428eche428 Posts: 2,782Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Curlswirl wrote: »
    Is a suede stone like a suede eraser? I have another pair of boots that has a dark stain on them.

    As far as the ones I posted about Josephine, they look more like these with the dark part in the front:
    Frye Elena Pull On Flat Boots | SHOPBOP

    Not my style...I will return them and get them in a darker color that is more uniform.

    Yes it is.
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