Bonora Captoes

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by ord, Mar 12, 2005.

  1. ord

    ord Active Member

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    Dec 28, 2004
    I was at the Upper West Side branch of Filene's this afternoon, and I found a pair of black captoe bluchers from Bonora.  Apparently, the shoes were part of the shipment from Louis Boston.  Originally priced at $625, I picked them up for $250.  I'm kind a Philistine in these matters, so I actually had no idea what I was getting.  It's more than I've ever paid for a pair of shoes, but based on the markdown and the source, I figured it would be worth it.  Plus, even I could see the high quality of the leather and the two-tone veneered soles.

    Unfortunately, that was the only pair of Bonora's I saw.  I'm a 7 1/2, and it never happens that the only one left is in my size.  Still, it may be worth checking out the other FB's for similar deals.
  2. norcaltransplant

    norcaltransplant Senior member

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    Jan 29, 2003
    Nice pickup. I really like the Bonora's I've seen in the past, but finding them in my size, let alone at a decent discount, is tough.

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