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^ I love fall/winter, dislike summer.
While we're on the subject, does anybody know who makes this quilted jacket?   [[SPOILER]] This is half of probably the best-looking one I've ever seen, from Pitti '12.
^^ There is definitely a market for women's wingtips! Though I'm not sure it's large at this price point. It is my impression that many women are used to purchasing poorly-made shoes, and may not see the value of these. Not as sure about the market for women's double monks. But I'm definitely with Needsmoreshoes on this one. I'm super into the way Janie Cai dresses a lot of the time, for example.
This seems wasteful (not to mention expensive) to me, but to each their own. I'll even darn a sock that is in otherwise good condition if it gets a small hole in it. There's something about that little line of thread just above the big toe area that gives a sock character that can't be purchased.
Or: http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/31178?feat=592-GN1&page=men-s-l-l-bean-boots-6   Good for rain!
Yeah, $100 is very inexpensive for even a decently nice pair of shoes, much less boots! So dress boots are basically out of the picture, unless you want something with corrected grain leather and glued-on soles. Which you oughtn't.   The leather on almost all of the pairs you posted looks... really awful, I'm sorry to say. Especially the Stacy Adams. It won't age gracefully or handle water well.   So on the casual-but-still-snazzy-maybe end of the spectrum, for...
How much do you want to spend? Where do you live? What kind of weather do you want to wear them in?
1)   2) I have a chunky cable knit navy shawl collar cardigan from Scotch and Soda that I picked up last winter that does well by me. It's warm enough to wear as outerwear for nearly all of the winter in Portland, OR. It looks like this:
This continues to be awesome.
That image host is blocked at my work! 
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