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Does anyone actually wear shoes like this?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jrd617, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Is this a topseller for AE or something? Freaking blue distressed wingtip chukkas with red brick sole?

    As GBR would say: dreadful.

    #menswearTyranny


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  2. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Senior member

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    good for beaters though
     
  3. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    Hopefully not
     
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  4. Wirr

    Wirr Well-Known Member

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    That shoe looks exactly like something my friends gfs would try to get them to buy.:nodding:
     
  5. FlyingMonkey

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    I don't mind the colour, or the distressed leather, or the red soles, although perhaps not all together, on a casual boot. But this particular design looks like an unfortunate collision of a desert boot and a longwing, styles that do not really belong together.
     
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  6. RogerP

    RogerP Senior member

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    What he said.
     
  7. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Yes that's what I was getting at in my OP. too much stuff going on
     
  8. FlyingMonkey

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    I can imagine it was designed by a committee brainstorming what would look really cool in a boot. I'm just surprised it doesn't have monkstraps too.
     
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    archibaldleach Senior member

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    +1.
     
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    What, no obnoxiously colored laces? Seeing far too much of this kind of thing as of late. I'm ready for the "lets just pile everything on" phase to be done with. I do have a pair of C & J Skyes that I like but that's as busy as I get.
     
  11. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Such stupid names too

    "Cronmok" - wtf?

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    "Neumok"

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    "Strandmok"

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  12. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Some "Cronmok" fit pics from Google.

     
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    :lol: I've been curious myself about these newfangled names AE is coming up with of late. 'Honey, have you seen my Cronmoks?'
     
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  14. Mr Pink

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    I have the blue Neumok's and they're amazing. Never had so many compliments on a shoe before.

    I agree on the Chukkamoks tho. I wanted to order those yesterday because the deal was so good, but I just couldn't do it haha
     
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  15. New Shoes1

    New Shoes1 Senior member

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    I don't have any of these, but my understanding is the Strandmok and Neumok are both big sellers. In fact, I think the Neumok is now available at Brooks Brothers.
     
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    Chukkamok? What kind of name is that? What the f**k are they drinking at the factory? This is hilarious. It's more than a name, it's a song already; the 'Chukkamok Shuffle'.
     
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  17. Count de Monet

    Count de Monet Senior member

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    If I'm not mistaken, at least that top pic is of the Neumok, probably the olive version, not the "Cron-strosity" referenced above. The Neumok is an oxford on their popular 5 last, unlined, quite comfortable and, by all accounts, pretty popular (I have it in snuff suede).
     
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  18. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    I think both those guys look good wearing those shoes.
     
  19. New Shoes1

    New Shoes1 Senior member

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    I think the first guy posts on SF occasionally.
     

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