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Crockett & Jones for Ralph Lauren Cordovan (Marlow, Darlton, Gifford, Garran, Lindrick, McCallum, Rh

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by NAMOR, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. ChiliPalmer

    ChiliPalmer Senior member

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    Studded rubber sole on the boot? Looks like it from the pictures on RL's site.
     
  2. clee1982

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    Nice Cordovan chukka, they pretty much got all the details I want (except Norwegian welt, though no one would expecting that from CJ).

    p.s. also some intern definitely f*ed up on the description part, "Lace-up styling with metal grommets and hooks. Pull tab at the back."
     
  3. clee1982

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    oh by the way an SA in the Mansion on Madison Ave. said the entire first floor would be convert to a shoe salon, so he say you can expect to see full range of everything there in the future.
     
  4. zippyh

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    They did a brown cordo version a little while ago.
    Only ever saw it at NM Honolulu of all places.

    Edit to add: Oh, it appears from the description on Ralph site that those are brown cordo.

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  5. easy_golfing

    easy_golfing Senior member

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    Anytime the penny's will be on sale?
     
  6. chipshot

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    Looks like the Lindrick might not make the Fall/Winter line up...:embar:
     
  7. jrd617

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    Why's that? I'm pretty sure a lot of the more obscure, non-Wingtip/penny shoes are always available if you contact a RL store.
     
  8. jrd617

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    Yep, dainite
     
  9. joiji

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    Any ideas what last the new chukka is on?
     
  10. md2010

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    I just want one (pair )!
     
  11. othertravel

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    Both offerings look awesome.
     
  12. smoothie1

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    Gentlemen,
    I find these monks hideous. They are the opposite of sleek, and the size and shape of the strap resembles a straight jacket. Also the storm welt is ugly on these.

    I like C&J cordovan shoes very much. But these are not nice in my opinion.
     
  13. Hermitedge

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    ^^ those were my thoughts EXACTLY, but I didn't want to dampen the spirits of all the cordovan-heads in this thread. It looks like a shoe that ends up at a DSW or some outlet in due time.
     
  14. BeSpiffington

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    Lets hope so, and at a fraction of their original cost. This monk variant definitely has some fuggly going on, but if its as solidly built as my other shell cordovan shoes from C&J I'll give them a look. Ugly good shoe is better than beautiful bad shoe IMO.
     
  15. clee1982

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    I think the monk is ugly but what's wrong with the chulla, shaft too tall?
     
  16. smoothie1

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    Respectfully,
    I think this comment absurd: "Ugly good shoe is better than beautiful bad shoe IMO." You should be searching for a beautiful good shoe, if I am to adopt your terms. And I think most would concede there are several other shell models from C&J that are far better looking than these.

    Also, I would be surprised to see this shoe below $425 whether at DSW, Ralph Lauren, or some other discount/retail establishment. Call me conservative, but I don't believe such a price to be a deal, even for ugly shell shoes.

    Regards gentlemen.
     
  17. clee1982

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    why do you need ugly shoe good or not in general...? yea I can see the monk go to DSW some time, though probably 60% off at the most I suppose...
     
  18. WiredandTired

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    I could see the Cordovan monks being useful in a rugged casual way, but as a sleek dressed up shoe no.

    It's not that terrible looking, it's certainly at odds with itself as a clunky tank like monk strap.
     
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  20. SuitedDx

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    Chukkas are nice. Are they on the 325 also?
     

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