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Common Projects F/W 11-12

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LeatherSOUL, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. LeatherSOUL

    LeatherSOUL Well-Known Member

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    CP FW11 Premium Achilles
    White, Beige, Tan, Navy

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  2. Dbear

    Dbear Well-Known Member

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    Less clean.

    Dunno if me rikey.
     
  3. rapefruit

    rapefruit Well-Known Member

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    common projects have been going downhill since 2009 imo.
     
  4. 1969

    1969 Well-Known Member

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    I handled that brown low ,a Chukka and the messenger bag the other day. the leathers seemed extra buttery but I don't like the lip running around above the sole...makes them looks like espadrilles.
     
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  5. airportlobby

    airportlobby Well-Known Member

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    They look an awful lot like fancied up Supergas. Prefer classics.
     
  6. eugen eugen

    eugen eugen Well-Known Member

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    hi,
    maybe a dumb question, but i was wondering if its possible to brighten up off white soles like the common projects vintage achilles high?! like gentle sandpaper it? chemical cleaner? andy ideas? i know from skateboarding when you flick and you sole gets thiner, off course white color peaks thru. whould that work with of whitebeige soles? thanks!
     
  7. Roygbivuxg

    Roygbivuxg Well-Known Member

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    ^no. pretty sure the entire sole doesn't have layers, meaning its one, solid consistent color throughout...that's just how it was molded.

    Really don't like that extra lip running around those new achilles :confused:. The extended tongue doesn't do much for me either...

    edit: on a positive note, im digging the ivory colorway and the contrasting tan leather lining
     
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  8. Local_Disk

    Local_Disk Well-Known Member

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    Those look really bulky. I guess that's a good thing for the winter though.
     
  9. Gatsbee

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    They look so... big and clunky. Glad I just got my original white lows on sale this past season.. not feeling those
     
  10. wogbog

    wogbog Well-Known Member

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    Don't really like or dislike them compared to normal achilles...
     
  11. 89andy

    89andy Well-Known Member

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    Beige ones look nice, perhaps white too, may pick up for during a sale. Any idea on what the pricing on these are going to be? I like the brownish leather for the interior.
     
  12. Bam!ChairDance

    Bam!ChairDance Well-Known Member

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    I don't understand the bevel effect. Looks like they've been subject to a tragic parasitic worm attack. Sorry, not a fan :confused:
     
  13. Harbin

    Harbin Well-Known Member

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    Not a fan as well, I think we are too accustomed to the cleaner sleeker look of the previous achilles models...
     
  14. Arizor

    Arizor Well-Known Member

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    I'm torn about this, on the one hand the design is less clean (I thought the point of Common Projects was an 'invisible' design to some degree), whilst I'm told the leather and overall quality is nicer.

    Plus the more I look at it, the more I get used to the bevelled lip and extra-stitching.

    Hmmm.

    edit: what's pricing like?
     
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  15. AtrocityVector

    AtrocityVector Active Member

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    The tan ones look dank as fuck, too bad these are probably gonna carry an even bigger price tag.
     
  16. melonadejello

    melonadejello Well-Known Member

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    I'll buy them as soon as they come in high tops



    I can't blame them for trying to separate themselves from the Hypebeast crowd, which is what it looks like to me. Trying to "grow up" a bit in their designs.
    The premium Achilles look to me more like something designed by someone who designs shoes, rather than something by two dudes with no experience with shoes making a simplistic ideal.
    Though I am getting tired of the vintage soles for the simple fact that you can only have so many pairs of shoes with vintage soles.
     
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  17. snuff_daddy

    snuff_daddy Well-Known Member

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    Leather looks better but I prefer the originals. They look a tad chunkier.
     
  18. alex99

    alex99 Well-Known Member

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    Does someone have pics for the rest of the collection? These are not the only CPs coming out for FW 2011.
     
  19. hendrix

    hendrix Well-Known Member

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    i like them.

    Cheers for the pics OP.
     
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  20. Wongtouski

    Wongtouski Well-Known Member

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    They look kinda shit in these pics, have to see these in person first.
     

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