Eton, I feel the same way about the BBS leather jacket/raincoat with metal objects incorporated into the collar. The thing looks good but I would probably not feel comfortable wearing it.
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The Official Artisanal "streetwear" footwear (boots, shoes, sandals) thread (Guidi, CCP, Augusta, M.A.+, M Moria, Carpe Diem, etc..) - Page 628post #9406 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:18pmpost #9407 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:18pmReceived the M.A+ fold derby, feels like the 42 is a bit big but might just be the upturned toe? I mean it is still comfortable and my feet doesn't slip once the laces are tied and I also placed an insole in there and it made it better but it does seem long still but it might just be me not being used to the toe?
Opinions? Haven't really seen much fit pics for comparison.post #9408 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:19pmpost #9409 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:21pmpost #9410 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:24pmpost #9411 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:25pmpost #9412 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:26pmpost #9413 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:31pmpost #9414 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:32pmCheers jbravo
Lol. I'm not very inventive with my poses. At least it's a clean mirror and a clear shot ;-)
Shah....I hear you on the low top, but I still can't deal with the latex peeling away etc. also never liked roo leather which is predominantly what CCP makes sneakers from. Too soft and thin for me.post #9415 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:42pmpost #9416 of 2188412/24/13 at 2:49pmQuote:Originally Posted by eton97
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)I've owned both. 100% Augusta sneakers for me, for several reasons.
1) the CCP are way too 'statement' for me. I loved 'owning' them but I found when I wanted to wear sneakers i'd reach for my Augusta sneaks, and when I wanted boots, I'd reach for workboots or tornadoes.
The dipped sole was just too much for me. It took the sneaks to a level that was 'too' edgey.
2) I don't mind paying serious $$$ for something that will last for years. Yes the Augusta sneakers are expensive, but I will get them vibramed so the soles are never damaged, and they will last for years in generally perfect condition.
The soles on the CCP wear down and are pretty much not replaceable. Plus the rubber drip eventually peels away from the leather sides and looses its colour. So IMO there is a very finite life time to the sneaks before they pretty much look completely fucked. I have a problem with that, considering the cost.
So Augusta sneaks win hands down for me.
Just my opinion.
thanks for the insight, i never considered the ccp drips but knowing they cannot be maintained is definitely a deal breaker for me.Quote:Originally Posted by eton97
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kick ass jacket!post #9417 of 2188412/24/13 at 3:34pm
CCP drips are ugly as fuck and look like a gimmick as Isachenko would say (sorry). The price for some of these disposable "baller" sneakers are just stupid, with drips near the top of the list.
The a1923 eton posted are the only "baller"sneakers I've seen that I'd consider owning, they look good and are resolable.post #9418 of 2188412/24/13 at 3:39pmpost #9419 of 2188412/24/13 at 3:44pmpost #9420 of 2188412/24/13 at 3:51pm
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