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post #29311 of 43460
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Originally Posted by Big Pun View Post

All bought/recieved within the last week...:

 

Awesome collection! Really dig the pewter leather jacket! 

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post #29313 of 43460
Ohhh... what is that? Very cool.
post #29314 of 43460
looks like our legacy
post #29315 of 43460
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Originally Posted by gettoasty View Post

I did not keep up with that convo so I'm assuming it is bad since you said 'fish'
Will go read now and be even more crushed.

The fish part was a joke.

The problem with making those types of posts is that people interpret them wrong; all I was doing was describing the different construction processes and dispelling the myth that Goodyear welting is the superior construction method. I don't think Goodyear is a bad construction method, it has just somehow managed to become a buzzword and erroneously assumed to be the best. I was just trying to show that it's not inherently more secure than the other factory shoemaking methods.

Blake, cemented, goodyear, blake rapid, they each serve a purpose and can be good options. Even bespoke makers will sometimes employ cemented construction when appropriate. Margiela sidezips would look weird with welted construction.

To me, those look like blake-rapid construction. IMO, it is probably the sturdiest of the machine made methods.
post #29316 of 43460
^ Dammit Hendrix! You know that shit is obviously Yellow Fin Stitching. Don't go all soft on us now.
post #29317 of 43460
toasty what is the knit?
post #29318 of 43460
Ervell cotton cardigan
post #29319 of 43460
i don't know how the cardigan looks in person, but it looks way better when folded.
post #29320 of 43460
I have a couple from last year. They're fine for what they are, but in the majority of colorways the grosgrain tape just doesn't look good.
post #29321 of 43460
i just bought that gap x saturday surf bomber. looks decent.
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Buttero off of B&S

 

Needed a pair of cheapish sidezips

 

Next up some combats or derbies or something stupid chunky

post #29323 of 43460
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Originally Posted by spacepope View Post



Buttero off of B&S

Needed a pair of cheapish sidezips

Next up some combats or derbies or something stupid chunky

nice, buttero is good quality
post #29324 of 43460
I was gonna buy those haha

I bought this sweater on B/S earlier this week:

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Edited by wogbog - 9/29/12 at 11:45am
post #29325 of 43460
I was going back and forth on those butteros for a while but decided my feet wouldn't be able to squeeze into them. Great pair of boots though.
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