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Versality of Lobb Red Museum

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gyasih, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. gyasih

    gyasih Well-Known Member

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    Looking at a pair of JL red museum shoes. I have looked for images of how this color ages over time. Anyone own these and can comment?

    What color suits/pants work best with this color? I am stepping out on the limb here.

    Thanks
     
  2. edmorel

    edmorel Well-Known Member

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    I think I know what you are talking about, I had a pair, my only words of advice would be.... don't do it.
     
  3. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Well-Known Member

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    +1

    Put it like this - I don't own them, and don't plan to.
     
  4. Macallan

    Macallan Well-Known Member

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    Slighty more versatile then EG's Old Rose, I would limit them to jacket and trouser combos (and not worn with suits); however, bear in mind, you will wear them less often compared to other shoes.

    Do you worn a pair of blue shoes, they are a more conservative option and something you will wear more often - I have EG shoes in old rose and midnight blue antique, they latter are worn more often. If you want a different option, something you do not you plan to wear all the time and understand the limitations- go for it.
     
  5. lasbar

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    Don't do it...

    They are too hipster chic for my liking ..
     
  6. gyasih

    gyasih Well-Known Member

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    Thanks everyone, I appreciate the advice-"on to the next one..."
     
  7. Stirling

    Stirling Well-Known Member

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    The colourway is somewhat comical, so I think they'd suit you [​IMG]
     
  8. lasbar

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    If he wants to stand out . go for it.
     
  9. gyasih

    gyasih Well-Known Member

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    Sterling, I see you're riding my nutzzz again and contributing absolutely NOTHING, as with most of your posts. I am starting to think English is your tertiary language and that's why you come of as an ass in most of your posts, even those not involving me.

    I appreciate it, though :) It's been awhile...my offer still stands..anytime, anywhere internet tough guy. That's about all you'll get from this small-timer. Now do you care to put up or just keep riding my nutzz? :slayer:
     
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  10. Frankie22

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    Nonsense, if YOU like the shoe, and you feel good in them absolutely buy them.
     
  11. gyasih

    gyasih Well-Known Member

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    I haven't seen them in person, and many of those that commented have. I have my own style, depending on the day and my activities for the day, but not into flashy. I don't want to make a $700 mistake. I appreciate it though.
     
  12. JayJay

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    I've seen those red Lobbs and they are stunning; however, I can't imagine being able to pair them with clothing on a regular basis. Same thing with the green Lobb's that I'd love to have, but I know I'd wear them once a year, if that. Heck, it's hard enough for me to find occasions to wear my navy shoes. I love seeing the "fancy" colors, but based on my experience with the more conservative navy, I'll just enjoy seeing them in the store, not my closet.
     
  13. gyasih

    gyasih Well-Known Member

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    I have a pair of navy that I love, they get plenty of use.

    My concern is that they won't get worn enough, I was hoping they were more toward an Oxblood or Bordeaux in color.
     
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    I have two pairs of oxblood and I don' wear them at all..
     
  15. Stirling

    Stirling Well-Known Member

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    Snap. I really love them, but they never seem to be my go - to -shoes, even though on paper I have a dozen or so outfits they should be ideal for.
     
  16. lasbar

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    It is just a question of personal taste..

    I love navy shoes and they're not that popular over here..
     
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  17. JayJay

    JayJay Well-Known Member

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    My burgundy Lobb oxfords rarely get worn, but my shell #8 bluchers see lots of action, though mostly for casual or business casual wear.
     
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    I'm going to be the contrarian here and say go for it. If they are too red, you can darken them to whatever shade of oxblood or burgundy you prefer.
     

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