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post #25786 of 30935
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Originally Posted by YRR92 View Post
 

 

Aren't they generally leather? Anyway, edge dressing on the sides, and some people get a bit of leather lotion on the bottoms from time to time. They're cheap to replace, too.

I don't wear nice shoes when the pavement is wet and the sidewalks are salty. For the uppers, I brush them off when I come in, using a damp paper towel to remove salt, and I polish them when they need it.

I think that's just what they are called. But as they are usually a different colour, and at times composition, you would probably have to use something other than general, coloured polish.

 

I imagine neutral polish could work if it is leather, saving you having to track down specific products?


Edited by RPM1 - 1/14/14 at 4:12pm
post #25787 of 30935

what shoes would you recommend to wear with something like this? I have no idea :facepalm:

 

post #25788 of 30935
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Originally Posted by sfgiants View Post
 

what shoes would you recommend to wear with something like this? I have no idea :facepalm:

 

 

Those are denim jeans?  You might get more useful answers on the "Streetwear & Denim" forum.

 

Cheers,

 

Ac

post #25789 of 30935
You can pretty much wear anything with that. Personally I would wear a pair of longwing bluchers.
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Originally Posted by Churchill W View Post

You can pretty much wear anything with that. [...]


Not everyone would agree.

 

I certainly would never wear a black cap-toe Balmoral with that.

 

To be honest, I wouldn't wear that at all (which was one reason why I suggested the S & D forum).  Bu if someone forced me to wear it, I might go with suede ankle boots of some sort or another, in part because that coat looks like it's got some texture or nap to it.

 

Cheers,

 

Ac

post #25791 of 30935
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Originally Posted by sfgiants View Post
 

what shoes would you recommend to wear with something like this? I have no idea :facepalm:

 

Loafers, brown brogues, something suede as previously suggested, or Chuck Taylor high tops.  I often wear my royal blue par when I do that kind of look, and going somewhere that they would be appropriate.

post #25792 of 30935
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Originally Posted by tommygoodkin View Post

You can wear them with jeans if you've put together a smart outfit. An unstructured button-down and blazer combo can definitely be pulled off. Brown brogues are a very versatile shoe. 

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post #25793 of 30935
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Originally Posted by sfgiants View Post
 

what shoes would you recommend to wear with something like this? I have no idea :facepalm:

 

 

A bag over your fucking head.  Get out.

 

(j/k) :)

post #25794 of 30935
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Originally Posted by mimo View Post

A bag over your fucking head.  Get out.

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It wouldn't be a bad look with a different color cardigan and a human sized pair of pants or jeans.

At least I don't think so.

J
post #25795 of 30935
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Originally Posted by Van Veen View Post

How does the quality of PRL ties compare to Brooks ties?

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Originally Posted by J011yroger View Post

Someone with more knowledge of construction will be able to give a better answer, but just from my personal collection, PRL ties are vastly better than BB. I feel that BB ties are just a notch above ordinary store brands, PRL ones just seem, feel, and look vastly better.

J

I'd like to amend this after looking through my polo ties. The ones that say "Hand made in Italy" are the really nice ones. The others are just average.

J
post #25796 of 30935
How do I know if a dior home piece is hedi slimane, or Kris?
post #25797 of 30935

Posted this in the wrong 'quick questions' thread:

 

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Originally Posted by PinkestFlamingo View Post
 

Trying to find a blazer that works with this shirt:

 

 

Another forum suggested navy. This was the unfortunate result:

 

 

Thoughts on what would work?

 

 

Struggling to find any jacket/blazer that goes with such a large check pattern without looking incredibly odd. 

post #25798 of 30935
Can anyone comment on the shoulders please - just had this suit made. Thanks.

post #25799 of 30935
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Originally Posted by PinkestFlamingo View Post
 
Struggling to find any jacket/blazer that goes with such a large check pattern without looking incredibly odd. 
 

"Blazer" solution as follows:

 

post #25800 of 30935
That large scale blue check shirt is 100% not made to go under a suit or sports coat - that's why you're having such a hard time pairing it.
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