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Any info on «Burberrys of London» shoes?


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Sep 29, 2009
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So, I went thrifting in Paris today, at Guerrisol - an awfully uncharming store in a not so cozy neighbourhood. They were filling up the shoe-shelves, emptying bags full of filthy shoes - but I spotted a nice looking pair among them.

I've been wanting a pair of Park Avenue's for a while, but I find it quite a hassle to order from the US. These were similar enough to pass. And even in my size (a bit tight, but I think they'll be comfortable soon enough).

So, obviously, I bought them. Paid 25€ ($35), which is the set price for shoes, no matter how they look (I love thrift stores with that policy).

The brand puts me a bit off though, as I have an image of Burberry as being a bit superficial. But I inspected the shoes, and they seem thoroughly and well constructed. And they are in really good shape, just a small scratch on the toe of the left shoe, but other than that, they seem to have been used sparingly.

Pictures (taken with my iPhone, hence the quality):


P.S. It doesn't show from the photo, but they're quite «petite», which I like, because I'm a little man and it makes it all a bit more proportionate.
P.P.S. I should probably have put this in the thrifting-tread, but I would like to have some info on the brand as well. (Feel free to delete the thread if it should rather be posted there)



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Jan 23, 2011
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All the Burberrys shoes I've seen were Made in China and basically a modest step up from the horror that is ALDOs. Burberrys is not know for their footwear, and in general, they make sneakers and boots with too much check.

That said, $25! Why not, really?


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The brand has had different licensees in different countries at different times.

We could tell more with a label pic.

But from what you've shown, they are well styled, made of good leather, and in good condition. So enjoy.

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