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Another Before and After Shoe Thread

maxnharry

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Like others who posted before me, SF (and AAAC) has made a lasting change to my closet. Before I had a pretty typical selection of casual shoes:
(From L to R)



1. Bean Blucher
2. Corfam military dress shoe
3. Brown psuedo dress shoe
4. Bean hunting boot

Since learning from all of you, my shoe wardrobe now includes:



1. Grenson captoe (from Bennies)
2. Grenson loafer (from Bennies)
3. Grenson brogue (from Bennies)
4. Sargent chelsea boot (from eBay)
5. EG Dover (from eBay)
6. CJ/Polo double monk (from eBay)
7. CT suede lace up
8. CT calf brown captoe
9. Bass weejun

I purchased the first of these shoes in April of last year so my shoe wardrobe reshaping took about a year and not a single shoe was purchased at retail.
 

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I love the new choices, but I also think you should keep the Bean bluchers and Bean boots in the rotation. They're classics. You could clean them up a bit, though.
 

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Did you darken the C&J Polo double monk at all, or did it come like that?
 

maxnharry

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Originally Posted by StevenRocks
I love the new choices, but I also think you should keep the Bean bluchers and Bean boots in the rotation. They're classics. You could clean them up a bit, though.

I still have them and do need to clean them up. They are staying!
 

maxnharry

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Originally Posted by zjpj83
Did you darken the C&J Polo double monk at all, or did it come like that?

They came like that but are the lightest shoes in my collection. Not very dark at all. I have purposely avoided putting colored polish on them.
 

zjpj83

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Cool, they look very nice, I think.
 

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Maxnharry, one of the first things I did to upgrade my shoe wardrobe was replace those Corfams with a PS Grenson jodhpur. Egads, those things need to go.

Tom
 

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Originally Posted by tiger02
Maxnharry, one of the first things I did to upgrade my shoe wardrobe was replace those Corfams with a PS Grenson jodhpur. Egads, those things need to go.

Tom


That's actually a great idea! Thanks
 

tiger02

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Originally Posted by maxnharry
That's actually a great idea! Thanks
That's what we're here for.
Now that I see your pics again, you could go with those Chelseas, I'd say.
 

maxnharry

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Originally Posted by tiger02
Maxnharry, one of the first things I did to upgrade my shoe wardrobe was replace those Corfams with a PS Grenson jodhpur. Egads, those things need to go.

Tom



Took your advice and picked these up to go along with my uniforms
 

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How good a value is the CT calf brown shoe at half off?
 

maxnharry

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I think they're an ok value at 1/2 off. Good construction, but I would keep my eyes out for a pair of Grensons or Polo C&Js for a little bit more.
 

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great it is nice to see the impovment i think we all have this to thank the fora's for! great shoes!
 

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Quite a makeover. Enjoy them all!

Are those shell Corfam or corrected grain Corfam?

Just kidding, of course, does anyone remember when Corfam was popular. Wasn't it a wonder shoe material by Dupont?

Before you laugh. We've seen some Brioni stuff from the late 1950's and 1960's done in Wool/Polyester, back when Polyester was a wonder material. Does anyone know of JL or EG using Corfam when it was popular?
 

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