Hey all, A couple of sneakers available for your perusal. First up: Generic Man Sportsman Hi-Top in white canvas White canvas with grey suede trim. These are 100% brand new, with tags, in the box. They were worn to try on, which is why the soles are slightly dusty. However, the right shoe has still not even been laced, and they were never worn outside my room. I bought these a while ago and they are too big. The size is marked as 43.5 EU, and 10.5 US. I am a true US 10.5, I would say that they would fit best for an 11-11.5 US (For reference, I normally wear a 43 in Common Projects, and a 10.5 in sports brands such as Nike and Adidas). As you can see, this is NOT THE SAME SOLE as current Common Projects/Raf Simons/Lanvin etc., and feels slightly wider than said sole. The construction on these sneakers is beautiful. The sole is stitched, the suede is nice, and the lining is really supple. Easily on par with Common Projects. These are well-made, solid sneakers with a chunky, yet sleek, appearance. A very versatile colorway. SOLD Raf by Raf Simons white hi-top I don't know what to think about these. They are really not anywhere near as nice as big-name sneaks, but I do really like the silhouette. The construction on these is, I would say, sub-par. As you can see in the pictures, I had to do some surgery on the leather on the heel of the right sneaker. A build flaw resulted in a very sharp piece of leather jutting out from the back of the shoe, which I (successfully) removed. These have been worn - not often, but worn - and are a size too small for me. They are NOT in new condition, and again, they HAVE been intentionally altered, but they have tons of life in them. They probably have only been worn a grand total of 10-15 times. I would definitely keep them if they fit, regardless of the construction. They are an indicated 43, and would probably be best for a US 9.5-10. Again, these are not on the same sole as mainline Raf Simons/Common Projects etc. A good-looking shoe for a good-looking, highly reduced price. All things considered, let's say US60$ shipped CONUS Both shoes will be shipped with their respective shoe box. I accept Paypal, personal payment or add 4%. Since I am trying to get rid of all my things before I move, I cannot do refunds! Please be sure before you buy! Thanks!
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4/30/10 at 6:15pm