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Driving mocs (shoes with little bumps on thes soles) versus "boat mocassins"

A.L.Z.

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Would you say the driving mocassin (eg the classic Tods Italian driving shoe that came into style in the 70s) has gone out of style and been replaced by boat shoes or other casual shoes?
 

Ianiceman

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No. If anything I see more driving mocs than boat shoes. Maybe not in real life but in places like the Herrington catalogue.

Dark tan topsiders worn by bandy legged middle aged white men to the diner on a Sunday with their baggy loose cut off dockers is a blight on the American landscape.

I much prefer driving mocs available in a variety of colours and leathers. Bit more dressed up too.
 

meister

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Just bought 2 pairs (USA10.5) at Landsend with 30% off. They are more comfortable out of the box than a pair I bought 2 years ago in that there is more volume. However, they are not as well made and the first pair had Vibram rather than rubber bumps. Then again the Vibram has less give and is, therefore, less comfortable to wear.
 

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