Ever since I bought the natural chromexcel beef roll loafers from Oak Street Bootmakers, they have not left my rotation. They are absolutely outstanding. I really like the natural sole and the general look of the shoe. This is my first dip into the horween chromexcel leather shoe pool, and so far I am more than pleased. They were a bit of an investment, but I am convinced that they will be with me for quite some time.
Fast forward a few months.
Every once in a while, the Lords of Ebay smile upon me. In a random ‘Oak Street Bootmakers’ search, a pair of beef rolls shows up in my size, but…wait for it…in Navy blue. Now, I do have another pair of Navy driving shoes (tip ‘o the hat, Martin Dingman), but when I saw these, I knew that they would be mine. They were brand new, and appeared to have been sitting in this gentleman’s closet for about a year.
I made my offer, it was accepted, and they showed up at my door a few days later. Ladies and Gentlemen, feast your eyes on the newest addition to my lineup: