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post #16 of 18
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Originally Posted by aportnoy
I think the beveled waist really gives JL a sleekness that is hard to match.
Main difference between the standard (EG, Grenson, Loake) and JL's version is the much longer sweep of the front part.
EG's "ËśLadbroke' has the front go down where the heel begins (the breast),


in JL it goes an additional inch further back.

One of the occasions where JL's tinkering with classic designs has paid off,
at times they get it very, very wrong (there have been some hideous JL designs over the years.)

Usually the annual St Crispin are tastefully designed, but saying that (and ducking for cover):
the 2005 is the exception: shoes with boobs.
post #17 of 18
Speaking of Loake, following the success of their version of EG's Ladbroke:



here's their rendition of EG's Fawsley:



Not bad...
post #18 of 18
The angle of the Loakes's seams is not doing it for me at all.
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