Originally Posted by Carlo
OK... I know that on AAAC you thought I was picking on you but I swear I am not.
What in the world is pimplike about these? That's a pretty conservative shoe.
On your last trip to Sicily did you see any shoes like this? I'm not being a smartass - I am serious. To me they look absolutely nothing like what I'd see in Sicily.
Serious question, not flaming or ripping you... just curious as to how you reached this conclusion.
You're in NYC, right? By that city's standards, the shoes don't stand out.
In most other parts of North America, it's a different story. On the street, the closest thing to it you are likely to see looks more like this:http://www.zappos.com/n/p/dp/10862850/c/3.html
Obviously, the Mantellassi is more showy - and better, although it might be too showy for the average workplace.
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