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Clarks Desert Boot Reviews

484 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

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Customer Fit Survey:

67% "Felt true to size"

86% "Felt true to width"

74% "Moderate arch support"

463 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 11/16/11
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:4 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I love these boots. I get many compliments on them and they go with everything. Only thing is...I wear a 10 in Nikes. At least a 9.5, if not a 9, are the only way to go. Definitely size down.

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21 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 1/25/12
Overall Rated:1 stars!
Comfort Rated:1 stars!
Style Rated:3 stars!

Cute but not so comfy. I purchased these for my hubby for Christmas. He wore them a couple of times with very heavy socks, but the backs still cut into the backs of his legs and made him bleed. He has since glued "foam" into the backs of the shoes, but they still hurt him. I think I may have wasted a few bucks on this pair of shoes!

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 26, 2012

Anonymous

 

This was the first pair of Clark's desert boots that I have purchased since they began offering them in anything but sand/suede. I went with black leather for versatility (you can dress them up as needed, but mostly with jeans) and I could not be happier. They have a similar look to Doc Martens but without the loud yellow stitching. I have been wearing them for about two weeks now, and the leather seems to be of good quality so far. It does not scuff too easily. They are just a classic and highly versatile boots at a good value. They are comfortable, too.

Brands I'd also recommend: Doc Martens

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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February 23, 2012

Anonymous

from your mamma

Awesome boots overall! Perfect quality, function, comfort, and style. honest, a really solid buy regardless of your motivations. Got these to replace a suede pair of another brand, that's lifespan was brief. These are superior, materials, quality, etc. my dad saw them and thought they were his from the 60's. Timeless! Buy them now! My advice only,get them in leather, and in dark colors.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 19, 2012

LC

from Virginia

The leather of the upper is soft and supple from day one. The sole is made of a soft rubber, and discolors quickly, but not in a bad way - it adds to the character, and the discoloration is localized to the bottom of the sole. Note the sides that are visible during casual wear. Overall a very comfortable casual boot.

Brands I'd also recommend: Ugg Desert Boot

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 13, 2012

Anonymous

from College Station, Texas

I love these boots. They might be the most comfortable shoes I have ever owned! Not only that, they look great. Order the size that matches your boot size, these seem to run about one size large.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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January 19, 2012

Justin C

from Des Moines, IA

Amazing shoes. I ordered mine half a size smaller (usually wear 9.5), and they fit me just right. Be prepared to break them in, and be aware that the leather will show creases and signs of wear as soon as you put them on.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 6, 2012

Jeff

from Minnesota

Not a bad shoe. I would recommend putting a stain resistant coating of some kind on, if at all possible. That being said, the leather, so far, has been easily cleaned.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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January 6, 2012

Patrick T

from Portland, OR

Great boots, look very cool yet classy. Size down! I wrestled for over a week to find my size I normally wear a 12 and 11 were a little big but 10.5 were way too small.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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January 4, 2012

Brian P

 

Nice boots. I see why they are popular. The beeswax is a great choice. I wear a size 12 and followed the recommendation to go down to an 11.5. I had to return them and go down to an 11. These definitely run big because of the UK sizing.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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January 1, 2012

Brian L

from Moody

Great boot! I usually wear these with some dark jeans and a button down and it looks very good. This is one of a few shoes I own that gets compliments on a regular basis.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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December 31, 2011

Jim S

from Sonoma, CA

Fit great. Looks great. Very comfortable right out of the box. Tested them on the streets of San Francisco.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 31, 2011

Anonymous

 

I purchased these as Christmas gift for son. He loved them. Said they were very comfortable from very beginning. He loved the style, color and cushioned sole. He is 31 and discerning about his shoes. These earned five stars.

Brands I'd also recommend: As this was a gift, I cannot answer for my son.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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December 21, 2011

Anonymous

 

Great looking boot. Just what I was looking for. Definitely order a 1/2 to a full size smaller than normal. I normally wear a 12, ordered an 11 1/2 and the fit is perfect with thick socks. Zappos delivery was exceptional as usual.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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December 12, 2011

Jeff K

from Irvine, CA

Great shoe. I get compliments all the time. My shoelace snapped after about half a year but no problem, I just tied the two pieces together. Only real complaint is the shoebed. Be warned. There is little to no arch support, so if you have a decent arch in your foot, you will experience foot-ache and fatigue if you are standing in these shoes for an hour or more. I'm not sure how this applies to people who have flat feet or are used to flat shoes. I had to go out and buy footbeds for these shoes, and I use Superfeet. The shoes are rugged. I don't brush the suede or clean them, and my jeans rub their color on them, but that's the whole point of why I bought them. Low-main rugged boot. The glue around the edges of the leather and sole came off a little in areas, but the stitching is legit and holding. No real problems. The shoe is slippery on wet slick floors so be careful.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 8, 2011

Tyler

from United States

Incredible shoe. very comfortable. Love the style. I like the way the shoe gently supports my foot while being very supple and flexible. I was worried about durability, but I have had these shoes for a year and they still look great. When they first arrived, they were slightly lighter than pictured, but within a week they darkened to look like hte picture, and stayed that way. I was worried they would get dirty quickly, and they do pick up stains and spots, but most seem to fade away after a few days. A few spots have remained. I try not to wear them in the rain. But they are suede and I don't take care of them at all. Also, the suede feels really nice and soft, but its very short suede. The fuzz doesn't stick out much. That's important to me, because it gives it a dressier look. Only con I have is that I have high arches and I couldn't really put any arch support in the shoe because my heel would slip a bit in the back if i did.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 7, 2011

Anonymous

from Riverside, California

The Desert Boot from "Clarks" is a great shoe! It is super comfortable and fits great if your feet are a little on the wide side. I purchased the bee's wax brown color and from the picture posted it is pretty accurate. The shoe actually falls a small tint lighter than the color in the photo. I ordered a half size smaller and they fit perfect! Great shoe and I will definitely buy these again!

Brands I'd also recommend: Seavees

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 5, 2011

Anonymous

from Belleville, IL

After a solid 2 week break-in period they are pretty comfortable. Good for the office and then some.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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December 5, 2011

Anonymous

 

Fits about a 1/2 size larger. This is a classic shoe and extremely comfortable, especially when worn with a thicker pair of socks. Feet stay cooler in the summer, and with thick wool socks, they're definitely good for the spring/fall/early winter too. The beeswax leather is waterproof but does require a bit of maintenance to keep it that way. The crepe rubber sole may be harder to repair/replace, but hey it can't be perfect!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 1, 2011

Liam H

from Louisville, KY

I bought these in the beeswax leather. I'm normally a 10.5 but opted for a 9.5 since they run a size bigger. It's true. The 9.5 fit great! I've been wearing the boot for 3 days now and it has been painful to break-in but based on what I know about Clarks and what my friends have told me they will eventually become really comfortable. So expect to have an uncomfortable break-in period with these as I am currently experiencing it. The color will lighten with wear however purchasing a beeswax base protectant will solve this issue. The shoe looks great and I already know will better with normal wear and tear! No regrets!

Brands I'd also recommend: Aldo, J. Crew, Banana Republic, Bostonian, UGG, Emu

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 28, 2011

Fata, J

from Old Westbury

Great shoe! In the beeswax configuration it can pass for semi dressy shoes for office work. After break-in, which I recommend wearing about the house for several days, they begin to conform to your feet. I walked though some pretty dirty and wet areas and the soles scraped clean on the edge of a step, and I didn't slide like I assumed I would. The crepe absorbs shock and is comfortable. I usually wear a 9.5 wide, and these are a 9.5 medium and they are pretty roomy. It could be wider though, but it's not bad. I used Doc Martens Magic Balsam on them to protect them for now.

Brands I'd also recommend: Crocs, Doc Martens

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 26, 2011

Anonymous

from Chicago, IL

I love the fit of these shoes. The leather is soft enough that you don't need to break them in but they are durable. They are a great way to dress up a pair of jeans. I found these to run a full size larger.

Brands I'd also recommend: Timberland Boot Company

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 26, 2011

Agoglia

from Connecticut

Very good looking, comfortable classic. Color is a great neutral - goes with either grays or browns.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clarks!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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November 23, 2011

Diana S

from Mobile, AL

My husband loves these shoes! He bought his regular size and they were a perfect fit. A little snug but once he worn them the first time they gave to the form of his foot. He highly recommends them to anyone who loves this style! The soles are very cushiony and feel so nice on your feet!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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November 22, 2011

Jim J

from Pittsburgh

The shoes are great. Comfortable, stylish and can be casual or even a bit dressy! I liked them so much I bought a pair in brown, too.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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November 18, 2011

Anonymous

from Plainview, NY

Great shoe. Soft, comfortable and a throwback from the past. I think I had these 40 years ago.

Brands I'd also recommend: John Varvatos

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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April 11, 2011

Dan P

from Gilbert, Arziona

The fit is good, but should order 1/2 less for truer feel. I like the inside lining but he outside color is not as dark as the caption. You can never go wrong with Clarks.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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