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HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« on: May 06, 2015, 10:28:57 pm »
So we're finally rolling with the final submissions thread.

Here is what you need to do....

- Submit pics by no later than June 5th.
- Pics of your boots as they are now, as they were new and any other pics you enjoy.
- A little info about your care regime.

Judging will begin on June 5th, winner will be announced July 5th.

The winner will receive new boots from Sagara, and trust me that those guys make damn good boots.

Best of luck !
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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2015, 04:23:29 am »
I'll start.. Here are my White's smooth brown BHs when I got them just before Christmas'14..



Wore them 4-5 times a week since. Just used a small amount of LP at the beginning. But have only cleaned them with a damp cloth and brushed them after. I did use some edge dressing to darken the edges.

This is what they look like now.






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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2015, 11:31:17 pm »
White's Harvest Rough Out Bounty Hunters
I applied Sno Seal to them twice in the time I've had them.  Other than that I've cleaned them as needed to get dirt and grime off.

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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2015, 11:08:31 pm »
Final submission.  Xpost

Last update. Worn often and they are in need of a heel resole.

HWB-88
Viberg 1950 Service boot / Burg & Schild
Icy mocha CXL & Black Oil Tan.

Initial pics:





Now:















After a coat of LP






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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2015, 04:42:55 pm »
HBC-07 WHITES HORSEHIDE SEMI DRESS. WORN QUITE A FAIR BIT OVER THE PAST 2 YEARS. OBENAUF LEATHER OILING EVERY NOW AND THEN. LITTLE SCUFFS, BEEN WEARING THEM AGAIN NOW THAT WINTER IN HERE.





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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2015, 08:29:41 pm »
Firstly, my apologies for the delay in announcing the winner, we now have all the judges thoughts in and it’s time.

The first boot contest was a hastily arranged affair, but remarkably well supported considering the short notice and the expense of investing in quality footwear. My sincere thanks to those who have kept the faith and supported the contest with updates of some incredible footwear.

Along with denim, leather is the most amazing material to see evolve and I think it’s fair to say that it evolves better and (for the purposes of the contest), faster on our feet than anywhere else. The sheer variety of leather variants leads to some immensely diverse results, and the footwear we have seen through the contest has shown exactly this.

The contest was more than about putting miles on your boots though, it was also about boot care and the time and money you invest in taking care of your footwear. We devote so much time and so many words to discussing washing and soaking denim in comparison to looking after our boots and shoes, and maybe this is because the process is infinitely more complex and personal than with jeans for some, others take the approach of wipe, brush and leave them well alone. It has been interesting to me to see the different care regimes at work, and looking at how it affect, or doesn’t, on the footwear.

For those of you who did not get a chance to participate in the first BWC, but wish you had, let me remind you that the second contest is running right now as part of the DWC (Denim World Championships), and can be accessed via the website www.denimworldchampionship.com

Finally, my sincere thanks to our contest sponsors Baker Shoes and White’s Boots for their support in getting so many great boots into the hands of contestants, and at such a fantastic discount, amazing support. Also to our prize sponsors at Sagara Shoes who will be honouring their prize commitment to the winner.

So without further delay, the winner of the initial BWC is…….

LOUIS BOSCO

Congratulations, please get in touch and I will hook you up with your prize.
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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2015, 08:30:06 pm »
Made in England, clothed in Japan, fed in America and drunk in Belgium !

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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2015, 08:36:20 pm »
congrats @louisbosco :)

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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2015, 09:05:22 pm »
hooooooraaay louis!

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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #10 on: July 16, 2015, 04:13:59 am »
Thanks everyone! And thanks for sharing all the amazing pictures and the progress!

Thanks to the judges, and special thanks to @Megatron1505  for all the hard work done. and to the prize contributors to do everything at such short notice! well done guys!

now, i haven't actually entered this year's contest, i might just do so with this sagara pair!
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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #11 on: July 16, 2015, 07:26:45 am »
Congrats! ... you treated your boots very well - nice evo

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Re: HWBC1 - Boots Championship - Final Submissions
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2015, 09:30:45 am »
great contest congrats Louis
Cheers,
David