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Do you always use a shoe horn?? + Shoe horn p0rn

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by davesmith, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. davesmith

    davesmith Affiliate Vendor

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    I know I should but I don't [​IMG]
     
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  2. Falgrim

    Falgrim Active Member

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    Probably after many wears, someone can put on his shoes without a shoe horn but since I started using shoetrees, I find it almost impossible to wear my lace-ups without a shoe horn.
     


  3. McBindle

    McBindle Well-Known Member

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    I mostly use one because heel slips in better and it reduces breakdown of the heel. However, I mainly use it because I have an antique silver and ivory one I got from my grandfather.
     


  4. Galix

    Galix Senior member

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    Yes, always.
     


  5. michaelvl

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    With all my quality dress shoes, yes.
     


  6. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Yes, and I always carry a pocket abbeyhorn in my bag.....
     
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  7. onix

    onix Senior member

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    Loafers: yes. Laced: no.

    IMO, if you have to use shoehorn with laced shoes, your shoes are too small.
     
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  8. davesmith

    davesmith Affiliate Vendor

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    That is a whole new level!!

    Here is some shoe horn p0rn! Hermes anyone?

    [​IMG]
     


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    iroh Senior member

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    i hope you didn't pay more than 5 bucks for that, without the logo it looks like some cheap plastic item you can pick up at the dollar store. fools and their money...
     
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  10. wing8tesqw

    wing8tesqw Well-Known Member

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    Tiffany had a silver one I used to go goo goo gaa ga over. Decided a polished metal one was just as good and 4 bills cheaper. I keep it in the car.
     


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    How often do you change your shoes in the car?
     


  12. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    For my better shoes, yes. Always.
     


  13. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    [​IMG][​IMG]

    I've seen these before in Japan, kinda clever: Shoehorn stands. :)
     


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    LynahFaithful Senior member

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    Do you have any bespoke laced shoes? I have two pairs that fit perfectly and a couple of other pairs of RTW that fit very well but I could not get any of them on without a shoehorn. I use a shoehorn on all of my shoes.
     


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    None of my shoes are bespoke, but I am fortunate enough to be able to find several lasts that fit me perfectly. With most laces open, I can put my foot in with barely any pressure on the back of the shoes.
     


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