The deck shoe is enough of a staple that it’s about time we started giving it a few twists. F-Troupe has a good idea with these Crepe Deck Boots, going after the leather lacing that sets the boots apart.
Adding a few extra loops is simple enough business, but it changes it from the usual preppy standard into something a bit more rugged.
We don’t anticipate doing much sailing this summer. As for wearing deck shoes…that’s another matter entirely.
We are the Market turned us on to this line of deck shoes from Journal Standard. They also come in gray, burgundy, and royal blue, giving them a decidedly New England-y range of colors. (We’d pair them with some Nantucket Reds, but that’s just a matter of taste.)