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post #1771 of 19808
^ Nice Gaz. Was this on the way to Charvet? Looks like the Place Vendome.
post #1772 of 19808
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Originally Posted by Slewfoot View Post
^ Nice Gaz. Was this on the way to Charvet? Looks like the Place Vendome.

Actually, its at the Pantheon, the camera is facing Rue Soufflot.
post #1773 of 19808
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Originally Posted by Slewfoot View Post
Looks like the Place Vendome.

... but not the one in Paris
post #1774 of 19808
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post #1775 of 19808
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Originally Posted by fritzl View Post
Thanks to whoever ordered the pictured pair = epic fail...

i have to repudiate my statement due i thought the sticking plaster was hiding a norvegese, which imo would have been too much for this delicate leather and finishing.

though i dunno feel the u-tip at all
post #1776 of 19808
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Originally Posted by ManofKent View Post
These look very sleek for a derby. Does the heel shape have any value beyond the aesthetic?
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Originally Posted by fritzl View Post
it's for orthopedic reasons. very common in the austro-hungarian bespoke tradition...
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Originally Posted by DWFII View Post
That's what's known as a Thomas heel. It is supposed to prevent pronation--walking the shoe to the inside (medial side). It doesn't always have that severe a "corner" on the lateral side. That seems a bit unstable to me but I could be wrong.
Yup, Thomas heel or Flügelabsatz is what they are called. Not really necessary when one has relatively healthy feet but nice to have and very elegant IMHO. I feel they provide a slight stabilising effect but this could be mere hallucination.

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Originally Posted by Cravate_Noire View Post
Noice!!
S.W.?
M.S.
Not that it matters.

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Originally Posted by Sander View Post
Neid.
Nur immer geduldig den Sparsäckel füllen...
post #1777 of 19808
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Originally Posted by meister View Post
What's with the 1990s/70s blunt fronts?

Works for me.
post #1778 of 19808
post #1779 of 19808
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Originally Posted by Cravate_Noire View Post

Hot damn, some greats and some duds, all look to be finely made. Owner?
post #1780 of 19808
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Originally Posted by greekgeek View Post
Hot damn, some greats and some duds, all look to be finely made. Owner?
These are mostly Ugolini sample shoes exhibited at his workshop, I posted another photo of the larger rack in another thread I think:
post #1781 of 19808
Can you buy those? I spy some ones that need to be in my closet.
post #1782 of 19808
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Originally Posted by Cravate_Noire View Post

top shelf second from left (brown), 4th from left (red)

middle shelf 5th from left (red/black)

bottom shelf 8th from left (blue)

all rock. the red chapel-esque monk rocks harddd
post #1783 of 19808
^ agreed and add the green loafers 5th from the left bottom row
post #1784 of 19808
Alden Roy boot for Context in Horween Chromexcel
post #1785 of 19808

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