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Banana Republic shoes?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Bob01, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. Bob01

    Bob01 Senior member

    May 15, 2008
    Soon to be upgrading to a side by side refridgerat
    Hey All,

    With a substantial discount:

    I was browsing some items and bumped into these

    $52 after discount - in brown

    $60 after discount - with a rubber sole in brown, was thinking these would be good for wet/puddle days in Miami

    I remember faintly that the general consensus is that BR shoes are horrible for the price...but for 60 bucks - would they be decent wet/crappy weather shoes? I know these shoes probably aren't candidates for resoling, but when it comes to "horrible" - is that from it falling apart when water touches it or its lacking some of things that make a good shoe (ie goodyear welting, etc?)

    Thinking more about it...with careful shopping and patience I was able to collect 2nds and lightly worn AE and Ferragamos for around 80 or less....so I guess the real question would be is a 20% savings worth it for glue jobs and I guess peace of mind of not cringing everytime I step in a puddle with the better shoes :p
  2. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Senior member

    Sep 30, 2009
    The Arena - Centerfield
    Congratulations, you've answered your own question. We love fast learners.
  3. nohomo

    nohomo Senior member

    Jun 17, 2009
    If you're that worried abuot getting your other shoes wet during rainy season, then 1 pair of BR shoes isn't going to kill you.

    FYI, BR has 40% off all sale stuff in store, so I'm sure you can get better deals there then online.

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