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how many shoes for a rotation

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by kmwrestle, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. kmwrestle

    kmwrestle Well-Known Member

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    i picked up a pair of AE byrons in chili

    looking for a dark brown bal still though for around the 200.00 price range
     
  2. RichmondStyle

    RichmondStyle Well-Known Member

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    I've lost about 15 pounds in the couple of months that I've been following this forum and am right around my goal of 185 pounds (I'm 6'2"). I find that buying very nice clothes has a way of locking in weight loss -- if I were to outgrow my new RLPL suit, I think I'd cry.
     
  3. GeorgePaul

    GeorgePaul Well-Known Member

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    When you lose weight, your shoe size will probably change a bit as well. Another reason to stick with the shoes you have, or limit your expenditure.
    +1. I lost 30 lbs last year and my feet became much smaller -- I replaced all of my shoes.
     
  4. Grayland

    Grayland Well-Known Member

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    i picked up a pair of AE byrons in chili

    looking for a dark brown bal still though for around the 200.00 price range


    AE Byron in Chili; my first quality shoe and what led me to SF. Still my favorite, by far. The chili color really develops a nice patina. You should be able to pick up the AE Dryden in Mocha (dark brown).
     
  5. audiophilia

    audiophilia Well-Known Member

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    Funny replies!

    I've lost 80 lbs. Feet are the same. 11D. LOL

    To the shoes:

    Five is plenty. 2 Black, 1 tan, 1 dark brown, 1 burgundy, 4 (3) Oxfords, 1 (2) Monks. You don't need any loafers ;-)

    But stay here a while, and you'll get the bug. A year ago, I figured 3 in rotation was fine -- they were pretty good quality and correct style for occasions.

    Now, they've been dumped. I went a bit nutz.

    In the last year, I've snagged 2 Testoni, 1 JM Weston, 1 Santoni, 1 Loding, 1 Canali, 1 Boss, 1 AE. Not a loafer among them. I feel I'm now covered for colour and style. Except for the Santoni (Harrods sale), I got them all retail. Not a good idea, but I drank the Kool Aid.

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  6. VictorC

    VictorC Well-Known Member

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    The more shoes you have the least likely your insoles will smell though, am i right? If you wear a shoe every other day, opposed to wearing it once and then resting it for 2 or 3 days is definately better isnt it?
     

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