Boat Shoe Thoughts

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  1. heynow

    heynow Senior member

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    thoughts? What would you wear them with?
     


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    reluctance.
     


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    Yuck - I wouldn't.

    Not that I usually mind new concepts, but I do think there's something to be said for respecting the original intent of an item.

    A boat shoe in suede just seems like an oxymoron. You couldn't actually get it wet, so what's the point?

    And in orange suede? That just makes it ugly.
     


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    Yuck - I wouldn't.

    Not that I usually mind new concepts, but I do think there's something to be said for respecting the original intent of an item.

    A boat shoe in suede just seems like an oxymoron. You couldn't actually get it wet, so what's the point?

    And in orange suede? That just makes it ugly.


    there actually red.
     


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    I think boat shoes serve a purpose. Those shoes pictured don't serve that purpose. Plus the construction looks poor.
     


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    Varvatos. It looks much better in dark brown- see Onion's pic in S&D.

    Personally, suede or not, I'd get them wet- the whole Varvatos shoe look is disheveled decay.
     


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    thoughts? What would you wear them with?


    I wouldn't wear these. If I wanted boat shoes I would buy some. These aren't boat shoes. I'm not sure what to call them?
     


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    with a green fright wig; polkadot jumpsuit and a red rubber nose
     


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    I wouldn't wear these. If I wanted boat shoes I would buy some. These aren't boat shoes. I'm not sure what to call them?

    Slippers?
     


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    designers boat shoes are disgusting. Give me sperry anyday.
     


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    ... Give me sperry anyday.
    +1
     


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    I saw a guy at the mall wearing those last December. I think his name was Klaus or Kloss or something like that. Very nattily dressed, but needed to lose weight.
     


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