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C&j weymouth (dark brown)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Cpal, Jun 28, 2004.

  1. Cpal

    Cpal Well-Known Member

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    Wanted to get the thoughts of those who own and those who are hoping to own. Casual pants, dress pants, jeans?

    Thanks.
     
  2. JFK

    JFK Well-Known Member

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    I don't think I'd wear them with jeans, but I'm sure they'd go great with nice casual pants, dress pants, or a suit.
     
  3. jcusey

    jcusey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Why, with overalls, of course. After all, they're brown, which means they're farmer's shoes. [​IMG] Seriously, it's a very dressy pattern. You could wear them with nice trousers, but that's as casual as I'd go. They'd also look good with sportcoats and suits.
     
  4. TimelessRider

    TimelessRider Senior member

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    Yes, yes, and yes. But I'm probably the exception when it comes to the jeans part.

    On a side note, I received the 2004/2005 C&J catalogue today. There's a good 7 or 8 handgrade models not listed in my 2002/2003 catalogue or, for that matter, on PLAL.
     
  5. HRHAndrew

    HRHAndrew Senior member

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    Care to scan and post?
     
  6. dorian

    dorian Senior member

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    Without the hole punching on the toe I think jeans would be fine. However, as they are sold in stores, I think Weymouths are too .... something .... fancy? .... for jeans. With suits, trousers, et cetera, no problem.
     
  7. Nick M

    Nick M Senior member

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    I think it depends on the style of the shoe. Polo RL, for example, recently offered a brown chelsea boot with a floating medallion (term stolen from Jcusey&#33[​IMG] on the toe - if I saw it in my size, I would've bought a pair to wear with jeans and dress shirts. Barrett have a similar - but much further out of my price range - boot. The Weymouths are probably too dressy for jeans, but I guess you'll never know until you try. I'm thinking a very hip pair of boot-cut, dark distressed jeans could work - something 'sophisticated', but not some old faded 501s - more 'workwear'.
     
  8. dorian

    dorian Senior member

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    mmmmmhm arghmmmm.....

    sorry, just pulling my foot out of my mouth. I didn't mean to group all shoes with medallions/toe punching as strictly dress shoes. Not by any means; one of my favorite pairs is a EG/RLPL Sussex/? with a floating, sort of horizontal medallion.

    Which boots were these? EG-sourced RL?
     
  9. Nick M

    Nick M Senior member

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    I think they were from the mysterious Italian-made RL footwear line - no-one can quite put their finger on who actually makes them. Click for larger... [​IMG] There's a few pairs on eBay now - the "Frederick" - but none in my size. Â [​IMG]
     
  10. TimelessRider

    TimelessRider Senior member

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    [​IMG] Add a mediallion, a couple of eyelets, and get rid of the Berluti shine and you have the Weymouths. [​IMG]
     
  11. Nick M

    Nick M Senior member

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    I was just thinking that.
     
  12. TimelessRider

    TimelessRider Senior member

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    Add a mediallion, a couple of eyelets, and get rid of the Berluti shine and you have the Weymouths. [​IMG]
    I was just thinking that.
    And I almost forgot to get rid of the Berluti price tag.
     
  13. montecristo#4

    montecristo#4 Senior member

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    Are those Kiton jeans pictured with those Berlutis? LOL.
     

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