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Best shoe shine in midtown manhattan

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by fcuknu, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. fcuknu

    fcuknu Senior member

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    Let's say 34-57 7 ave to lex... Where can you get the best shine?
     
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    Eddie's under Rock Center.
     
  4. JSC437

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    I had a good shoe shine across from Shake Shack... but that is below 34th... Some old Russian man with a place near the Wendys.

    I had a shitty shoeshine today on 43rd and 3rd... dont go there. The lady shined my shoes for like 4 minutes, but i was really not impressed


    anyone ever gone to the shoe shine in the Chrysler Building? The one downstairs near the subway entrance?

    If i find a good shoe shine tomorrow (i am wearing some shoes i dont usually wear)... i will post it here.
     
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    Eddie's. Absolutely Eddie's. 100% beyond a doubt Eddie's.
     
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    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Eddie's. Absolutely Eddie's. 100% beyond a doubt Eddie's.

    Are you saying Eddie's is the best place to get a shine between 34-57 7 ave to lex?
    Just want to be clear about what you are trying to say.
     
  7. juuceman

    juuceman Senior member

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    I had a good shoe shine across from Shake Shack... but that is below 34th... Some old Russian man with a place near the Wendys.

    If i find a good shoe shine tomorrow (i am wearing some shoes i dont usually wear)... i will post it here.


    for future reference, the shoe shine on the south side of 23rd, just west of broadway, is great..
     
  8. Kuro

    Kuro Senior member

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    My apartment, but none of you are welcome.[​IMG]
     
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    edmorel Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I don't get my shoes shined nor do I shine them. Shiny shoes are ugly.
     
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    There is a place (never paid attention to the name) at 45th and Park (next to the East tunnel) that does a great job.
     
  11. Kuro

    Kuro Senior member

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    I don't get my shoes shined nor do I shine them. Shiny shoes are ugly.

    A parade gloss shine is ugly. You need to get a soft glow shine.
     
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    for future reference, the shoe shine on the south side of 23rd, just west of broadway, is great..

    Oh ok. That is the place before the Home Depot. I will check it out next time I am over there.
     
  13. fcuknu

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    I got a great shine today from the stand on the SW corner of 42/5 right by the park.
     
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    Also going to chime in with Eddie's, although the place on 53rd and 5th in the entrance to the E and V trains is also pretty decent.
     
  15. Kuro

    Kuro Senior member

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    Also going to chime in with Eddie's, although the place on 53rd and 5th in the entrance to the E and V trains is also pretty decent.


    There used to be a homeless guy that was always in the entrance to that station doing a comedy routine; very bright (but abstract) guy...IIRC he was the subject of a documentary.
     
  16. Nick V.

    Nick V. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Try V.I.P. Shoe Restorers 140 East 55th.
    2 doors east of Lex.
    Mention styleforum and your first shine is on us!
     
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    Anyone have feelings about the best shoe shine in the East Village?
     
  19. David Copeland

    David Copeland Senior member

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    Hello Nick,

    It was good speaking with you this week.

    The Allen Edmonds threads I spoke of are here:

    http://www.styleforum.net/t/141581/allen-edmonds-appreciation-thread/19275#post_6298222

    http://www.styleforum.net/t/141581/allen-edmonds-appreciation-thread/19395#post_6300839

    I was also delighted to hear you offer an upgraded shoe shine using the Saphir Products for $7.00

    And, it is good to kn ow you can perform shines, recrafting, restoration, and other upper-end services by mail.

    For other forum members in New York City - here is his address:


    B. Nelson Shoes (Nick)
    140 East 55th St
    (between Lexington Ave & 3rd Ave)
    New York, NY 10022
    (212) 750-0818
    www.bnelsonshoes.com
    nick@bnelsonshoes.com
     
  20. David Copeland

    David Copeland Senior member

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    Perfect timing. See above post!
     

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