CLAFLIN, THAYER & CO.

STUD COLLAGE

Liz
I love the studs on these boots. They look like a mistake. When you set a stud in leather and don't hit it correctly with your tool, it smashes the stud and leaves it bent.
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The entire shaft of this boot is covered in various holes and smashed studs. If it were one or two bent studs on a boot, I'd be pissed to pay $498 for them at Free People. But if you cover the whole thing in them, it's pretty amazing.