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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by earthdragon, Nov 18, 2008.

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  1. kickstart

    kickstart Senior Member

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    Has anyone got any heavy jumper recommendations?

    I'm looking for something I can wear casually during winter over a t-shirt with jeans - basically for running errands etc.

    I like the look of the J Press Shaggy Dog sweaters but thinking the neck opening looks quite small - would prefer something quite relaxed.
     


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    head down to your nearest rodd and gunn, they have some nice jumpers.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
     


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    I like the wombat but I'm worried it looks too 'cartoony' -- like wearing a tie with a little Homer Simpson on it or smthing :/
     


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    Yes, this was my thought too (no offence Blahman).
     


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    The wattle design for me. I'd prefer 9cm width. Thanks for your work on this.
     


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    If you wear those shoes, you might slide down shopping centre travelators if you are not careful, and be terribly embarrassed.
     


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    From an engineering perspective two straps are always better than one.:D
     


  11. Gerry Nelson

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    I know they tick a number of boxes for you in your collection, it's a good price and the construction (from what I've heard) will be first class.

    Why do you want to be talked out of them? Maybe you could use this as an excuse to take stock and sell the shoes you're not interested in keeping?


    FWIW, they're beautiful shoes but I'm not a fan of the colour of whiskey cordovan.
     


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    There's a couple of qualms I have. One is that they would be the most expensive shoes I've ever bought, and that makes me nervous. Also, the ad is inconsistent about what the colour looks like. The shoes look quite dark, but the sample photo shows them very light, which I wouldn't want. Is the colour dark or light in your experience?
     


  13. Gerry Nelson

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    In terms of price, they're around the ballpark for what other makers charge for shell but if you're shelling (er, pun intended) out that kind of money, you want to to be exactly what you want.

    The picture of the shoe shows the oak version in calf leather (http://www.afinepairofshoes.co.uk/products/alfred-sargent-exclusive-ramsey). The colour of the whiskey shell is shown in the picture:
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    This is another shoe in whiskey shell (http://www.amazon.com/Alden-Blucher-Shell-Cordovan-Whiskey/dp/B005DUSST2):
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    Have I successfully talked you out of it? [​IMG]
     
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    Not a fan of this colour either, however the AFPOS makes it look beautiful in their pics of the double monks
     


  15. Gerry Nelson

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    I thought that AFPOS put up a picture of a different shoe in whiskey shell because they couldn't show a double monk pair. Have you got a link to the double monks in the whiskey colour?
     


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