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All that purple prose

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by bengal-stripe, Nov 6, 2004.

  1. bengal-stripe

    bengal-stripe Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    All that purple prose: (taken from auction) http://cgi.ebay.com/ws....03&rd=1
    If this has whetted your appetite, have a look at the shoes themselves. They must be frontrunners in the "ugliest-shoes-ever-made" competition. [​IMG] Grey shoes - yak.
     


  2. Thracozaag

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    My problem is not so much with the shoes, per se, but what to wear with them. Grey would be too monochrome, black would look...weird, and blue would just look...wrong.

    koji
     


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    The shoes look do odd, but I think it's mainly because of the color. Â I don't particularly care for the styling, but I don't think it's ugly. In fact, though it may not be sartorially 'correct', I don't know that they'd look all that out of place with a traditional morning coat outfit...? Â Though the shade of grey might be a tad too light. [​IMG] Not absolutely sure though -- I'd have to see it 'on'...
     


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    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    These would go great with a robin's egg blue tux, and a dinner shirt with a ruffled front. Better yet, the Puffy Shirt.
     


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    I nominate these shoes from Stefano Branchini: [​IMG]
     


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    Although this one, also from Branchini, is pretty hideous, as well: [​IMG]
     


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    I nominate the shoes in marc37's sig file.
     


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    [​IMG] That's ugly...
     


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    Weren't they the be-spoke Lobbs on Ebay about 2 months ago. Size 8's. Yes l do remember thinking the same thing. Very ugly shoes. Now here are some ugly shoes/boots. [​IMG] [​IMG] The ugliest shoes l have ever seen were some bright yellow and white snake skinned loafers [that were posted by T4phage] on this sight about 2 months ago, l cannot find the topic. They were by Branchini [as well] and had a similar styling to Jcusey's
     


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    Pretty much all this is true though... [​IMG] PS: My vote goes with the second Jcusey post.
     


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    Here they are [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    these are babe magnets. I want some, Where can I find them? -
     


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    Originally Posted by rlevine,08 Nov. 2004, 11:50
    http://www.zappos.com/n/p/dp/1811053/c/19145.html
    I would have no problem with a PETA member throwing paint on those monstrosities.
    You mean to tell me they didnt? BTW...For all those that wondered what happened to Sasquatch...
     


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