Edward Green Appreciation: Pictures, Info, and Where to Buy

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Harrydog, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. thebeebs

    thebeebs Senior member

    Messages:
    1,092
    Likes Received:
    236
    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Rosewood cc reminds me of a Spalding basketball.
     
  2. Nikola

    Nikola Senior member

    Messages:
    1,482
    Likes Received:
    202
    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2013
    @thebeebs HeHe .. Yeah .. Must be due to a "leather dots" all over and a similar color..

    Called the Jermyn store yesterday, wanted to order a Walnut/Mink Galway with shearling I saw in their catalogue online, however they informed me they don't stock it nor they will, and it has to be ordered at 1,000 GBP/ 1,700$, no VAT deduction for me.

    They will start receiving a Galway Rosewood country in October priced at 850 GBP, though one can purchase it cheaper here right now:

    http://store.westleyrichards.com/edward-green-galway-rosewood-country-boot
     
  3. S K M

    S K M Senior member

    Messages:
    861
    Likes Received:
    282
    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2012
    Wow, I'm quite surprised about the reluctance towards suede oxford brogues. To me they seem like a very classic, almost conservative shoe...
     
  4. Swede66

    Swede66 Senior member

    Messages:
    557
    Likes Received:
    166
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2012
    Location:
    Stockholm, Sweden
    
    I totally agree. Suede oxfords are great and versatile.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. S K M

    S K M Senior member

    Messages:
    861
    Likes Received:
    282
    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2012
    

    Looking great! which colour is that? And I don't think a full brogue like the Malvern would be any less versatile :smarmy:
     
  6. S K M

    S K M Senior member

    Messages:
    861
    Likes Received:
    282
    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2012
    

    Looking great! which colour is that? And I don't think a full brogue like the Malvern would be any less versatile :smarmy:
     
  7. Swede66

    Swede66 Senior member

    Messages:
    557
    Likes Received:
    166
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2012
    Location:
    Stockholm, Sweden
    
    Thanx! It is actually a Vass in mid brown. Agree on Malvern.
     
  8. S K M

    S K M Senior member

    Messages:
    861
    Likes Received:
    282
    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2012
    

    Nice. Would be sweet if we at some point could get a GMTO going, though I reckon it'll be uphill after the Nevis MTO-spamming. And moreover I would probably need F-width on the 888 or 82 :confused:
     
  9. jhcam8

    jhcam8 Senior member

    Messages:
    4,521
    Likes Received:
    944
    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2008
    Location:
    SE MI
    

    Hey - it's only money.
     
  10. sevenfoldtieguy

    sevenfoldtieguy Senior member

    Messages:
    4,292
    Likes Received:
    451
    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2011
    Location:
    ND
    

    I share the reluctance of those on this thread. IMO, suede is better suited for derbies and casual boot styles.
     
  11. thebeebs

    thebeebs Senior member

    Messages:
    1,092
    Likes Received:
    236
    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    +1. suede oxfords make no sense to me, unless you're a pimp.
     
  12. Frank the sheep

    Frank the sheep Senior member

    Messages:
    863
    Likes Received:
    100
    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2011
    Location:
    Sweden
    

    Does that mean that I must become a pimp, because I already have the shoes?
     
  13. RogerP

    RogerP Senior member

    Messages:
    8,338
    Likes Received:
    5,719
    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2012
    Location:
    Oakville, Ontario, CANADA
    Hey, it's what all the top pimps are wearing! [​IMG] Pimps must dress very differently indeed in certain spots. I've been told my black and grey Vass spectators are pimp shoes as well. If I ever decide on a change in profession, I am footwear-ready. [​IMG]

    I don't own a pair of suede oxfords, but they are on the list.
     
  14. Frank the sheep

    Frank the sheep Senior member

    Messages:
    863
    Likes Received:
    100
    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2011
    Location:
    Sweden
    

    Good info! I know nothing about that trade but I'm here to learn :) Seams that I should but a pair of spectators as well so I'm safe when I make the career switch. Or maybe I should just sell the suede oxfords...hard choices, think I need to ask my GF :D
     
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2014
  15. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

    Messages:
    20,575
    Likes Received:
    3,438
    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2010
    Location:
    Heavenly & Northstar
    

    in which universe is a suede oxford a pimp shoe?

    the only suede shoe I couldnt wear would be any combination of balmoral and wingtip*

















    *unless i got a nice price on it of course
     
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2014

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by