Are these worth it?

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  1. Jkhan82

    Jkhan82 Senior member

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    I just saw these on sale. Are these worth it? http://www.colehaan.com/colehaan/cat...crX=0&scrY=848 Air Lorenzo Cap Toe Oxford for $170 Master craft: handmade Italian captoe in soft, premium Italian calfskin leather I feel like grabbing both the black and brown if their worth it. I know all the dislike for most Cole Haan's on here, so I'm iffy about purchasing because of fear of poor quality, but seeing as these are Italian made..looks promising. Thanks in advance Amir
     


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    Reevolving Senior member

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    Boring, but some people here like this style.
    The brand whores will claim these shoes will explode once they are exposed to air.
     


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    officeboy Senior member

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    This kills it for me.
    That squish and hiss sound from a popped air cell is just want I want in a dress shoe.

    At least it doesn't have the visible air thingy... who wants an air max oxford?
     


  4. Jkhan82

    Jkhan82 Senior member

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    lol yeah its safe looking.

    duno. I've tried them on before, Looked nice, felt nice.. I just don't want them to fall apart.
     


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    GradSchooler Senior member

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    Not worth it for the money. If you could get them on sale for $69.99 then maybe at best. Quality wise, there are better shoes at the price point the sale is offering.
     


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    The brand whores will claim these shoes will explode once they are exposed to air.

    These won't explode. The only shoes that explode are the ones that are gemmed.
     


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    They don't look anything special, but I like the fact that it has classic looks!

    If I were you and I'm in need of new good shoes, I may buy them!
     


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    Good if you have medical problems maybe?
     


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    alexanduh Senior member

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    a visible air bubble would be pretty interesting lol
     


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    csoukoulis Senior member

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    id spend a hundred bucks more and get some Allen Edmonds.
     


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    sportin_life Senior member

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    Worth it if you're on your feet a lot. From my experience, Cole Haan Airs are more comfortable than AE and Alden if you are standing and walking > 1 hour at a time.
     


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    landshark Senior member

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    I have to agree. I tried on a Cole Haan air and it was the most comfortable shoe I had ever put on my feet.
     


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    I have a pair of Cole Haan beaters that I wear for those shitty weather days. It took about 10 painful days of break-in. The leather is really cheap but they are comfortable after the break-in period. Cole Haan shoes dont take polish very well and leave ugly marks if you scuff them. With that said, its a decent price. You can do a lot worse at that price point.
     


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