Dress shoes--what next?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Luvwine, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. Luvwine

    Luvwine Well-Known Member

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    Okay, here is a pic (assuming I make the pic thing work) of all but one of my dress shoes (or dressy casual shoes) and what am I missing/what should I get next? (Help spend my money). Also, just for fun, who can ID the shoes here?? These are fresh from polishing....

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  2. BackInTheJox

    BackInTheJox Senior member

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    Are those brown captoes Kent Wangs? They look great.
     


  3. minervau

    minervau Senior member

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    Double monk strap seems like a good pick. Although the mainstream style world has just caught on to them in the last year or so, they've been a style forum favorite for years.
     


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    chogall Senior member

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    nickrut Senior member

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    I'd grab a longwing or a whole cut. Double monk isnt a bad call either.

    I really don't wear loafers or I'd suggest that.
     


  6. Luvwine

    Luvwine Well-Known Member

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    Backinthejox: which cap toes do you like? The one with brogueing or the plain cap toe? Neither are Wangs.

    Full disclosure: I have one pair of Santoni tassel loafers I rarely wear as well as a burgundy cap toe not pictured as it is a repeat of one f the pictured shoes.

    i don't know why I have not gone for a monk strap yet. That might be a good semi dress shoe.

    surprised no one has any guesses on the shoes yet (or at least correct ones). Some of these are pretty common.... :)
     


  7. BackInTheJox

    BackInTheJox Senior member

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    I'm talking about the plain ones. The others are obviously Strands (along with the other Strands, some McAllisters, a Walton, and a Park Ave).

    Edit: those black brogued cap toes might not be Strands actually
     
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  8. Luvwine

    Luvwine Well-Known Member

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    Close on some. Yes, the lower left are walnut shell Strands. That is the only pair of strands, however. No McAlister, no Walton. There is a black Park Ave second from right on bottom. Two down, six to go. Hint, only two of the remaining six are AE.
     


  9. Luvwine

    Luvwine Well-Known Member

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    Oh, the brown cap toes are about my favorite pair. you have excellent taste. :)
     


  10. PMac

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    You could use a pair in suede, IMHO.
     


  11. Luvwine

    Luvwine Well-Known Member

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    Suede shoes probably in chocolate brown are on my radar. Whole cut also a good idea. Thx.

    no one knows the shoes?
     


  12. SloopyNoob

    SloopyNoob Senior member

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    How about some boots?
     


  13. Caustic Man

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    No collection is complete without at least one pair of loafers IMO.
     


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    +1. Great for airport security, look great with casual clothing, especially during the summer, and can even be worn sockless if that is your thing. I am not wild about tassels but pretty much any other loafer is great.
     


  15. Luvwine

    Luvwine Well-Known Member

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    Hmmm, loafers, whole cut, boots, monkstrap, suede.....this is getting pricey! Guess I could get suede monk chelsea boots...;)

    guess this is not a guessing crowd. In case anyone is interested, another hint is there are only two brands of shoes represented.....one is obviously AE.
     


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