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Christian Kimber Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Gerry Nelson, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. Gerry Nelson

    Gerry Nelson Distinguished Member

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    That looks great! You've inspired me to start using my fountain pen again.

    I was inspired to get my wallet after reading this epic. The leather for Christian's wallet is also used by Hermes [​IMG]
     


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    Prince of Paisley Distinguished Member

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    Thanks Gez, though this one is actually the rollerball version - I've been paranoid about fountain pens in pockets since one leaked on me many years ago, so the rollerball is a nice compromise for carrying around while my fountain pen stays on my desk for signing big deals, autographing memorabilia and forging cheques.


    Shhh! We cannot talk about that at this time.
     


  3. sebastian mcfox

    sebastian mcfox Distinguished Member

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    Anyone tried/have pics of the jedi burgundy kicks? I'm very tempted..
     


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    I've seen some on IG a while back.. Might have to scroll back a bit though
     


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  6. Gerry Nelson

    Gerry Nelson Distinguished Member

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    I'm would have been tempted but he doesn't have my size any more,
     


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    Here are two of mine:


    Hiking sneakers (these are awesome):

    [​IMG]

    Just out of the box, hiking and woven sneakers (not even sure if I'm allowed to tell you guys about these :p):

    [​IMG]



    I also have the olive/white aperture sneaker. Not sure sizing wise about that one, but I already exchanged sizes once and I don't want to impose more (switched from 45 to 45.5, shoud've gone 46). They might stretch enough tho, have to try them again. Only tried them on real quick, and they've been shelved on account of winter.
     
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    On a scale of one to walking on clouds while several well-trained baby pandas massage your feet, how comfortable are those suede apertures?
     


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    Haha! :D They're a teeny bit snugger than the hiking sneakers, but still awesomely comfortable to walk in. Once I break them in they will no doubt be as you describe. The hiking sneaker fit perfectly day 1.
     


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    Loving this thread. PoP - I too do have that wallet and it gets used quite regularly thank you....my wife also has the travel wallet which she uses as a purse (think there were only 4 made).

    Below, spoilered, are a few of my Kimber possessions.

    Wallets and Travel Wallet - https://www.instagram.com/p/8Z6tsvqm9E/
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    White Suede Low Tops in Action (or waiting...) https://www.instagram.com/p/72AyyHqmyf/
    [​IMG]

    With a couple of others in Kimbers - https://www.instagram.com/p/6hkZkVKm1a/
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    My Kimbers and my wife's - https://www.instagram.com/p/4ysi4Gqm0V/
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    Browsing the KImber catalogue - https://www.instagram.com/p/4VZuERqm5G/
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    In Kimber and Eidos -https://www.instagram.com/p/vkiPdqqm29/
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    In Kimber and Eidos on a different day - https://www.instagram.com/p/rnptbSqm5k/
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    In first series Kimber boots, still going strong - https://www.instagram.com/p/lGtopcqm7h/
    [​IMG]
     


  11. Gerry Nelson

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    Christian Kimber wrist bracelets from earlier seasons

    Camo and Tiger Eye:

    [​IMG]
     


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    Love those, Gerry! I've been looking to get my hands on some of the fish bracelets as well! Also, for anyone interested, you can get 70% off the remaining sale pairs of shoes on christiankimber.com using the promo code FINALSALE. Happy kopping, gents [​IMG]
     


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    Thanks! There are some really great bargains left and I am very tempted to get more shoes!
     


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    Wearing my Aperture sneakers today:

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  15. Gerry Nelson

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    Weekend Kimber-ing - first season chukka boots:

    [​IMG]
     


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