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***Finally an Official Baller sneaker thread ($300 minimum)***

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. leeba

    leeba Well-Known Member

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    I like the new toebox on the KVAs - also is the ankle area less narrow in the newer iterations or is that just due to differences in pictures/lacing?

    Honestly my favorite sneaker just from a design perspective, I'm not sure I'd be able to personally rock them that well though.
     
  2. glundr

    glundr Well-Known Member

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    I love my white pair, they are pretty big on the feet though
     
  3. MS007

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    Christian Peau 2012

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    autograph carries them and while I disliked his designs over the last seasons, these look really nice.
     
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  4. cyc wid it

    cyc wid it Well-Known Member

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    Gray side zip hi > black back zip hi.
     
  5. jet

    jet Well-Known Member

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    both fuggs
     
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  6. sexonfabric

    sexonfabric Well-Known Member

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    This thread is just a constant cycle of shit shoes until someone asks why Margiela won't just release the OG Hightop and then the cycle restarts.
     
  7. filcol

    filcol Well-Known Member

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    We have HMxMMM Highs :slayer: :embar:
     
  8. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Silent sneakers are nice and can be worn w/o the buckles. Don't sleep on it.
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  9. istasi

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    do they really fit tts? looks like they're on CP sole but I've seen some sites say they fit tts
     
  10. ExAngel

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    They're not cp sole they are the Portugal sole. Same as last season raf and oc. They're fine as beaters but I wouldn't get em unless at deep discount. Leather is a bit flimsy as well. Fits tts but a bit snug if you're a half size.
     
  11. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Have you handled them? From pics they do not look too flimsy to me, definitely look more substantial than YSL Rollins. They'e also been on sale almost everywhere (Ssense, LN-CC, etc...).
     
  12. ExAngel

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    yeah i ordered from oki-ni in my usual size (i'm a 10.5-11, thought they were cp sole so i ordered a 43) and they were wearable but just slightly narrow and snug at the toe box in a 43. Made in portugal and identical to the Raf's I got over the summer in size. i'd say leather wise its better than pierre hardy and slightly better or comparable to common projects, but i don't find those to be all that great. I definitely prefer YSL as i feel those are comparable to balenciaga, a hair below quality of lanvin.
    Again, they're fine and i think they're a much better and nicer alternative to chucks. I did get a couple of comments on them, people liked the way the leather looked, but the insole and inside of the shoe just felt pretty lackluster. I just don't like the way the leather creases and cracks almost instantly. The buckle is annoying too, but removable through the slit.
     
  13. Urthwhyte

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    Argggh. Would've copped had I known you could strip the buckles :(
     
  14. RFX45

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    You're probably talking about YSL Malibu because the Rollins has the worst quality of all the "baller" sneakers I have. Lost of peoples Rollins were ripping by the seams too after less than a handful of wears.
     
  15. ExAngel

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    You're right. I'm talking about Malibu with the patent panels and puffed out high top like the silents.
     
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    If whining doesn't change anything, then not selling their current garbage unless 40% off or more will soon get the message to the design team....guy can hope!
     
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    answering my own question--someone just posted this on tumblr. so amazing:

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    Those wouldn´t last a minute online... [​IMG]
     
  20. cyc wid it

    cyc wid it Well-Known Member

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    The right photo really makes all the difference.
     

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