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Gaziano & Girling Appreciation & Shoe Appreciation Thread (including reviews, purchases, pictures, e

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. jdanielca

    jdanielca Well-Known Member

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    If you want a good hotel in London you would have to pay through your nose and we are not talking the normal 500usd a night that gets you nothing there more like £600 lol I like renaissance st pancras if they have good deals. The rest r quite dated.
     
  2. jdanielca

    jdanielca Well-Known Member

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    Oh and £100 for shoe trees is a bit crazy just saying its a bit much hmmmm $100 is a more reasonable number
     
  3. Saratorial_Splender

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    +1. I always travel with the lasted shoe trees that I order with each shoe. My shoes take a beating when I travel and I like to get the lasted trees into then ASAP at the end of the day. Always travel with 2 pairs minimum and rest shoes one day before wearing them again. At a minimum you could buy plastic travel shoe trees if weight is an issue. They are better than no trees option.
     
  4. chogall

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    Does G&G offer hallowed shoe trees at all? Haven't seen any posted and its a shame. Hallowed shoe trees are so much nicer both functionally and aesthetically.
     
  5. chogall

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    +1. For short trips I usually wear loafers to the airport and pack a pair of oxfords in the carry on luggage. And have them share one pair of trees.
     
  6. stupendous

    stupendous Well-Known Member

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    +1000. We all spend a not insignificant amount of money on shoes, and the extra weight (hopefully, no excess luggage charges) are a necessary evil in order to ensure that they last as long as possible.

    I usually bring two pairs of shoes for my two-night trips, and three pairs for week-long ones. I always bring the proper trees for the shoes. I know that this is a G&G thread, but the best trees are those provided by St. Crispins - they're lasted, and hollowed out so that they are light when compared with other makers' shoe trees. As a result, my SCs see a lot more of the world than their cousins.
     
  7. chogall

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    I do just shove my hallowed shoe trees into all different shoes. :p
     
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    You mean "hollow". Then again, given the veneration for G&G and posh shoes in general among SF-ers, maybe you meant what you said [​IMG]
     
  9. Fairfax

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    Adventurous Tuesday.
     
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  10. Gdot

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    I wear one pair, pack two pairs. The pair in the suitcase that does not have trees in it is stuffed full of underwear and socks.
     
  11. gyasih

    gyasih Well-Known Member

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    Nice combo
     
  12. Frank the sheep

    Frank the sheep Well-Known Member

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    Just paid for the G&G shoe that first brought my attention to the brand, i will get them in...T minus eight weeks :crazy:
     
  13. HRoi

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    And what shoe would that be my woolly friend? :smarmy:
     
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    This makes me want to get green shoes even more than ever. Very nice combo.
     
  16. Fairfax

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    Thank you, some might call it too brave but they are darker than they look on my bad picture. I like them very much.
     
  17. dlind

    dlind Well-Known Member

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    Great choice. what last?
     
  18. usctrojans31

    usctrojans31 Well-Known Member

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    These shoes are simply gorgeous. I showed them to my girlfriend who still hates green shoes...
     
  19. in stitches

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    superb choice! love em.
     
  20. SuitedDx

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    Great combination. Myself, I just cannot do green. I have a hard enough time wearing my sole green tie (ironically, I wore it yesterday).
     

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