But on a brighter note, the alternative footwear he sported in The Rebel Flesh and The Almost People has been found by an eagle-eyed member of the dw_cosplay forum.
Here is another screengrab, lighten to show the detail.
The boot style is called Pampa Hi Suede, and you should look for them in the chocolate colourway.
They are (at time of writing) STILL current, and can be ordered through their online store.
You can order them through these links: