Originally Posted by sysdoc
The JL Varese is rare and it's made on a last that can hardly be found anymore - 7595. It's a GREAT shoe for jeans and it looks FOR REAL.
It's not the last. It's the strap, right slap-bang in the middle, cutting through the sweep of the quarters. To me it looks like the band around some Havana or a cummerbund around a fat man's waist. Alden has an equally earth-bound and pedestrian boot in their collection:
But the strap at the EG takes the model off the ground and gives the shoe a sweep Signor Boccioni might have envied:
Umberto Boccioni Unique Forms of Continuity in SpacePretentious? Moi???