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cheap alternative to Common Projects?

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Is there a poor man's version that is close to the design? Specifically the Achilles low in white.

Sorry if this has been answered before, a search didn't bring any relevant thread titles up.
 
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Superga. /thread

I've only seen them in canvas so far; I own a pair in blue and unfortunately they are a bit too wide for me. Also, they are a little chunky - aren't CPs sleeker?
 
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"A non-baller version of a baller shoe based on a non-baller shoe" ?
 

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Some Keds look decent and like CPs are based on classic sneaker designs

But there is no cheap CP alternative that is rendered in luxe leather and designed w/ the careful restraint such as CPs are. if there were such a thing, CPs would have no market
 

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Some Keds look decent and like CPs are based on classic sneaker designs
But there is no cheap CP alternative that is rendered in luxe leather and designed w/ the careful restraint such as CPs are. if there were such a thing, CPs would have no market

Stan smiths

Thanks. Do they always have this perforation:

 

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There is none as synthetic leather will look like utter shit within months. Not even those Addidas listed below looked all that great. Profile was not where near as nice.
 
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I've only seen them in canvas so far; I own a pair in blue and unfortunately they are a bit too wide for me. Also, they are a little chunky - aren't CPs sleeker?

Supergas in leather are pretty sleek. They are wide for me too though.
 
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There is none as synthetic leather will look like utter shit within months. Not even those Addidas listed below looked all that great. Profile was not where near as nice.

I figured :confused:

This is about as close as you are gonna get right now.
http://www.shoes.com/en-US/Product/EC1265623-5152215/Pro-Keds/White/Men's+69er+LO+LEATHER.aspx?campaign=Pro-Keds&catalog_name=web&CAWELAID=1019856850&CMP=OTC-GoogleBase&cpc=GoogleBase&partnerid=GoogleBase
A few years ago Adidas did these:

You won't find a pair. Shame they don't bring them back.

Thanks, those look really good.

Supergas in leather are pretty sleek. They are wide for me too though.

Which is a shame - it's a fine looking shoe.
 

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