cheap alternative to Common Projects?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Sander, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. ac_slater

    ac_slater Senior member

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    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ^ I like those clean lavers. Never seen those before.

    superga make an all leather version, too. but they have the gum sole. stan smith are my go-to 'regular' sneakers. I've got like 2 burned out pairs that I can't seem to ever throw out. also converse did a really clean low top called the "first string". but it might just be canvas, not leather.
     
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    All white leather chucks are pretty sleek and cheap. They're pretty good beater shoes.
     
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    Generic Man (expensive but still way less than CPs) / General Surplus, Clae, Spring courts (are not sleek), Occasional vans, some of the nike x whatever collabs are quite sleek

    off the top of my head
     
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    Why not search for cp slightly used or on deep discount? I have maybe 4-6 pairs and n ever paid more than 150$ for any pair.
     
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    robinsongreen68 Senior member

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    those look pretty nice actually.. anyone have any experience of them?
     
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    svensson

    Also made in italy and on the same sole as CPs, I think.
     
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    Marc Jacobs

    Various sizes, colors, styles show up on yoox sometimes.
     
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    How poor? Mors are handmade, European, leather shoes that start at $180 AUD. Website is here. Some people don’t like the detail on the heel, but I think it looks OK.
     
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    maplefuturist Senior member

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    Which site(s) do you buy from?
     
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    Harbin Senior member

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    usually you can find some at a discount at the b&s section. usually some brand new pairs around $200 and used ones around $150. Got some shelltoes and vintage achilles if anyone wants to snag em
     
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    Sander Senior member

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    But it says "100% original" directly under it :confused:.


    Closest I could find from Generic Man was this one, did you mean this model or is there a closer match?



    +1! Those look very interesting, would love to hear about their quality.


    These also look great, anyone have first-hand experience with them?
     
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    if you think about it, its funny there isn't more because cp shoes are so minimalistic it would be so easy for other brands to imitate.
     

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