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Bally 'Newsom' Boots

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Star, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. Star

    Star Senior member

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    I have been looking at these Bally Boots and have tried them on at my local Bally store. Leather feels good and I like the style. They are very light weight with a rubber sole that the Bally salesgirl insists includes a rubber pigment that allows the sole to last longer than a leather sole and gives it its light weight. By no means are these shoes cheap price wise so I am soliciting opinions and/or alternate boots in a similar style (ankle and zip) that brings better bang for buck and quality.

    http://www.amazon.com/Bally-Mens-New...8347731&sr=8-1
     


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    also to add, the sole of those bally looks glued on
     


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    so man... any thoughts?

    Yes I think you are right. No matter how convincing the sales girl sounds I cant get my head over a glued rubber sole at that price point no matter how light they make the boot. Agree with your suggestions however not crash hot about a Chelsea. Considering these

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...pf_rd_i=507846

    These are meant to be Italian Made.
     


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    Yes I think you are right. No matter how convincing the sales girl sounds I cant get my head over a glued rubber sole at that price point no matter how light they make the boot. Agree with your suggestions however not crash hot about a Chelsea. Considering these

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...pf_rd_i=507846

    These are meant to be Italian Made.


    idk why you keep going to amazon, i gave you a great list of places to see a good shoe for similar prices, i wouldnt go for florsheim, they dont seem that great
     


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    idk why you keep going to amazon, i gave you a great list of places to see a good shoe for similar prices, i wouldnt go for florsheim, they dont seem that great

    I am after a sleek boot with Zip. Do not like the brown elastic on the Trickers
     


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    ahh ok, now i know check MMM, jil sander, etc... i have a pair of to boot new york, they arent bad but quality could be better
     


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