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post #7501 of 30369
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Originally Posted by kellgy View Post
The shoes you posted have an odd number of eyelets and are bar laced. Is there something wrong with the picture or am I missing something?

I have never really paid much attention to the number of eyelets on my shoes but based upon how the AEs in the pic look and how much space sits between opposite eyelets, for aesthetic reasons, I would probably keep them the way they are.

Sorry, the pics are Manton's shoes and therefore not AEs. I was using his feet for illustrative purposes only.

Here are the AEs to which I was referring.



I later answered my own question by trying both methods. The crisscross method won out due to the aforementioned impressions left by the laces. The bar lacing just didn't look right.
post #7502 of 30369
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Originally Posted by RangerP View Post
What would be the easiest way to find a DISCOUNTED Canali Milano suit in a 38R...when these are not even available in my City at all...

Anyone?

I'll also just add that ay source for purchasing online would be useful...

Thanks!
post #7503 of 30369
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Originally Posted by napro View Post
Hi, can anyone tell me what kind of shoes they are?

http://www.cultizm.com/product_info....t-Organic.html



They're boots. Derby boots I think. They make me think of those: http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/49464...ink&qs=3000086
post #7504 of 30369
Is there a thread that features SF member's closets? I'm trying to re-organize my closet and want some ideas.
post #7505 of 30369
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Originally Posted by Digmenow View Post
Sorry, the pics are Manton's shoes and therefore not AEs. I was using his feet for illustrative purposes only.

Here are the AEs to which I was referring.

I later answered my own question by trying both methods. The crisscross method won out due to the aforementioned impressions left by the laces. The bar lacing just didn't look right.
IMO, bar lacing (or some variant thereof) looks much better on balmorals than on bluchers such as the AEs you posted.
post #7506 of 30369
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Originally Posted by matstyleku View Post
Is there a thread that features SF member's closets? I'm trying to re-organize my closet and want some ideas.

There was one a while back. I assume you tried the search function.
post #7507 of 30369
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Originally Posted by matstyleku View Post
Is there a thread that features SF member's closets? I'm trying to re-organize my closet and want some ideas.

http://www.styleforum.net/showthread...loset+pictures

I was interested too.
post #7508 of 30369
wow. those closets are beautiful.
post #7509 of 30369
I am looking for a pair of shoes that would match a suit like this
http://cgi.ebay.com/2700-NEW-Etro-Na...item336677a4cb

I am thinking allen edmond but I want to hear some other opinons. Also, is wearing vintage shoes a dumb thing to do? or is that still stylish.
post #7510 of 30369
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Originally Posted by RangerP View Post
What would be the easiest way to find a DISCOUNTED Canali Milano suit in a 38R...when these are not even available in my City at all...

Feel free to PM me too!

Thanks!

I'd try Ebay since they pop up every so often.
post #7511 of 30369
Hi,
I'd like some help regarding sizing and fit for these LL Bean bluchers I wanna get online. Not familiar with American sizes. I'm a EU 41.5 / 42 depending on the fit of the shoe, generally a 42. What would be the US equivalent? I also have wide feet. I've been told that general US sizes run a bit wide, should I chance the wider fit or go safe with the medium?

Thanks
http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/11575?feat=592-GN1
post #7512 of 30369
What kind of fabric is this? The tag (it's a blazer) says 100% wool, but I don't recognize the weave.



I apologize in advance if this is obvious to some, but I'm still learning about cloth.
post #7513 of 30369
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Originally Posted by dasai View Post
What kind of fabric is this? The tag (it's a blazer) says 100% wool, but I don't recognize the weave.

I apologize in advance if this is obvious to some, but I'm still learning about cloth.
That photo is a little blurry, but it kinda' looks like hopsack which is a very common fabric for blazers.
post #7514 of 30369
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Originally Posted by Deezo View Post
Hi,
I'd like some help regarding sizing and fit for these LL Bean bluchers I wanna get online. Not familiar with American sizes. I'm a EU 41.5 / 42 depending on the fit of the shoe, generally a 42. What would be the US equivalent? I also have wide feet. I've been told that general US sizes run a bit wide, should I chance the wider fit or go safe with the medium?
According to the Zappos.com size chart, a European 42 is a US 8 to 8.5. You might try measuring the length of each foot in inches (also on the size chart) to narrow it down.

The Zappos size chart doesn't cover widths, but the men's size chart (PDF) linked at the bottom of this page might help. Just make sure you print it out at 100% zoom, instead of letting your PDF reader shrink it to fit the page.
post #7515 of 30369
So far every all-cotton non-iron shirt I've purchased has a permanent crease in the sleeve -- a more formal look than I'm after about 99% of the time. Any way to get rid of this?
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