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post #14026 of 23712
Bowerys are definitely Cheaney. I had a pair of seconds with Cheaney insoles
post #14027 of 23712
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Originally Posted by Saturdays View Post


Pretty sure they are Church's, they do MTO for RRL as well from what I understand, and the Bowerys too

RRL has MTO footwear?

post #14028 of 23712
Yeah my mistake.. you guys are right its Chenaey.. I got my Ch's mixed up...was a long day at work cut me some slack..

and yes RRL does MTO, call RRL in Melrose or NY and they should be able to help out

Aren't Church's owned by Cheaney anyway, or vice-versa? So possible the similarities aren't coincidence...

EDIT: Also here's a pair on eBay that I noticed a while back ago: http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Joseph-Cheaney-MTO-WILBERFORCE-Brown-Calf-Leather-Brogues-Shoes-US-10-UK-9-/350647540135?pt=UK_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item51a438d9a7&_uhb=1#ht_2217wt_885

After seeing that I asked the SA in Melrose and they confirmed they do MTO
post #14029 of 23712
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Originally Posted by Saturdays View Post

Yeah my mistake.. you guys are right its Chenaey.. I got my Ch's mixed up...was a long day at work cut me some slack..

and yes RRL does MTO, call RRL in Melrose or NY and they should be able to help out

Aren't Church's owned by Cheaney anyway, or vice-versa? So possible the similarities aren't coincidence...

EDIT: Also here's a pair on eBay that I noticed a while back ago: http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Joseph-Cheaney-MTO-WILBERFORCE-Brown-Calf-Leather-Brogues-Shoes-US-10-UK-9-/350647540135?pt=UK_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item51a438d9a7&_uhb=1#ht_2217wt_885

After seeing that I asked the SA in Melrose and they confirmed they do MTO

Thanks for the info! Cheaney is owned by Church, which is owned by Prada. Wonder how much a pair of MTO RRL boots costs--probably gets close to EG RTW prices.

post #14030 of 23712

Not quite.  If I am correct it when a little like this ....

 

The Church's (the family) sold Church's (the shoe company) to Prada.

 

After a period of time, there was some boardroom drama - then the Church's (the family) left Church's (the shoe company)

 

The Church's (the family) then bought Cheaney's.

post #14031 of 23712
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Originally Posted by Saturdays View Post

Yeah my mistake.. you guys are right its Chenaey.. I got my Ch's mixed up...was a long day at work cut me some slack..

and yes RRL does MTO, call RRL in Melrose or NY and they should be able to help out

Aren't Church's owned by Cheaney anyway, or vice-versa? So possible the similarities aren't coincidence...

EDIT: Also here's a pair on eBay that I noticed a while back ago: http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Joseph-Cheaney-MTO-WILBERFORCE-Brown-Calf-Leather-Brogues-Shoes-US-10-UK-9-/350647540135?pt=UK_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item51a438d9a7&_uhb=1#ht_2217wt_885

After seeing that I asked the SA in Melrose and they confirmed they do MTO

Didn't mean to make it sound like I was attacking you for stating the LWBs were made by Church's.
I was taking a sick day from work so I had time to indulge my curiosity as to who may have made them.

That ebay seller you linked to is the one who seems to always have the Cheaney seconds including the RRL Bowery boots.
post #14032 of 23712
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That ebay seller you linked to is the one who seems to always have the Cheaney seconds including the RRL Bowery boots.

That seller is great. I bought a RRL Harris Tweed sports jacket from them a while back. It was an amazing price (I offered considerably less than the asking price) and the international shipping cost was low. I always check the store as they often have some very nice stuff.
post #14033 of 23712
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That seller is great. I bought a RRL Harris Tweed sports jacket from them a while back. It was an amazing price (I offered considerably less than the asking price) and the international shipping cost was low. I always check the store as they often have some very nice stuff.

Hmm, I may try to send him a decent offer then, but not a huge fan of longwings, although I can't help but think olive officer pants will look nice with the black longwings...
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Originally Posted by zippyh View Post

Didn't mean to make it sound like I was attacking you for stating the LWBs were made by Church's.

No worries, but I guess my answer wasn't half-bad considering...
post #14034 of 23712
Say hello to a new trend:

300-RihannaJeans-03052013-jpg_171519.jpg

Double Top Jeans are the new 'thing'.. looks like the dude on the left from the other pic made them famous, I'm just going to give him credit for this
post #14035 of 23712
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Originally Posted by Saturdays View Post

Say hello to a new trend:

300-RihannaJeans-03052013-jpg_171519.jpg

Double Top Jeans are the new 'thing'.. looks like the dude on the left from the other pic made them famous, I'm just going to give him credit for this

 

Funny.  I saw this exact picture an hour ago and thought.  LOL that's right from the RRL thread on SF - even though about posting it too.

 

I assume they are from the Rihanna for River Island Collection.

post #14036 of 23712
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Originally Posted by dusttruffle View Post

I assume they are from the Rihanna for River Island Collection.

It bothers me that you can name a Rihanna collection as if it were from memory...
post #14037 of 23712
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Originally Posted by Saturdays View Post

It bothers me that you can name a Rihanna collection as if it were from memory...

LOL well it's posted in the backdrop. but no one is really looking at that, are they? everyone's peeping the jean on jean action.
post #14038 of 23712
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Originally Posted by deez nuts View Post

LOL well it's posted in the backdrop. but no one is really looking at that, are they? everyone's peeping the jean on jean action.

Oh wow.. that's so true, honestly I couldn't look at it for more than a few seconds before scrolling away quick enough to get the image out of my head.
post #14039 of 23712
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Originally Posted by Saturdays View Post


It bothers me that you can name a Rihanna collection as if it were from memory...

 

LOL i read the article.  she was appearing at the launch.  I did find it funny that she seems to have done this terrible look.

 

More embarrassing is that the article was in the daily mail, which I like to read to help maintain my misanthropy.

 

I recalled I saw the "double-pants" and some headline, and clicked on the link as it piqued my interest.  I recalled incorrectly.

 

Seems there is some hypocrisy involved on my part (I am fine with that).

 

post #14040 of 23712
does anyone remember what collection this was and the price (both retail and markdown price)? i have a medium i'll be looking to sell soon (as soon as i find it haha) and wanted to know what i should put it at. i believe it was over a year ago, maybe from the Alaska collection?




Edited by deez nuts - 3/8/13 at 3:52pm
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