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Shoe Damage Report & Shoe P0rn Central - Part II

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Oyaji, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. meister

    meister Well-Known Member

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    There had to be a reasonable explanation....:facepalm:
     
  2. patrickBOOTH

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    I went to look at some converse this afternoon. They are all made in Vietnam, or China and I left. Are there any simple sneakers made in America, or another first world country?
     
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    [​IMG] doubt it... competitive advantage.
     
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    Butteros? Common Projects? About 5-6 times the price of Chucks tho
     
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    oh, you should pick the vietnamese over the chinese...
     
  6. patrickBOOTH

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    I like some of the Italian sneaker companies, but I don't want to spend $300+ on shoes to walk a few blocks to yoga. I don't mind spending a bit more on American made sneaks than the China ones though.
     
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    Like Yoga is from a first world country? :hide:
     
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    Superga sneakers are pretty simple, stylish and comfy (made in Vietnam)
     
  10. meister

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    Patrick do you intend to buy a black pair? :box:
     
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    Cool cleverlys...the laces really make em pop.
     
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  13. MoneyWellSpent

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    How about an old school New Balance? Made in USA, with a slight "throwback" look.

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  14. FosterandSon

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    We thought you might like to see our new 'faded' rtw shoes (see http://www.styleforum.net/t/365214/...ll-official-affiliate-thread/255#post_6712786 for full post and pricing).

    Our new faded shoes

    We talked some time ago about our fading process and how we were going to make it available on our rtw shoes. Well, the first pair has come back and we love them!

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    Fading: None on vamp

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    and another picture of the waist

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    Foster & Son
     
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  15. bboysdontcryy

    bboysdontcryy Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't concentrate the whole day at work because I was anticipating this ...

    Finally here ...

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  16. isshinryu101

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    the cheap, ultra mass-production Italian factory style goodyear. Mexico also goodyear welts, but it doesn't mean it's any good.
     
  17. patrickBOOTH

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    Yes, of course.
    I know that New Balance is made in the USA, but those are too athletic looking. I was kind of hoping for something more universal looking. I am trying to figure out if Ked's are made in America.
     
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    isshinryu101 Well-Known Member

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    great specs!
     
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    http://greatsbrand.com/products/the-royale-nero-white

    I thought this was USA made but doesn't seem to mention it anywhere
     
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    Their website states that the soles come from Italy, the "materials" are from Japan, and they are hand made in Mexico.
     

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