***Finally an Official Baller sneaker thread ($300 minimum)***

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. sq4you

    sq4you Mid-level baller

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    those sneakers are terribad anyway

    +5

    black shoes done amazingly right ----v

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  2. gdl203

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    Don't shoot me but it's pretty funny how you guys seem to love the Nike AF and Vandal aesthetic and design but loathe the brand and swoosh. These Rafs are essentially well constructed, sleeker, higher quality leather AF without the swoosh.

    Don't get me wrong, I think they're awesome and a big step up from a pair of AF. I'm just puzzled by the intense hate for the designs these sneakers are often pretty obviously inspired by.
     
  3. sq4you

    sq4you Mid-level baller

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    I think a lot of people that like the raf vandal also really like the nike one.

    However, you seem to have explained the major reasons people choose "designer" versions over the nike ones with your comment below:
    These Rafs are essentially well constructed, sleeker, higher quality leather AF without the swoosh.
     
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    impolyt_one Senior member

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    have they ever made plain white smooth leather Raf Vandals? I'd instakop
     
  5. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    ^those would be nice

    not feelin that logo now on the tongue
     
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    I assume they can be laced on top of the logo patch?
     
  7. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    ^ya but my patents don't have it at all I get annoyed by stuff like that

    you gonna be around during labor day weekend?
     
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    I think so...
     
  9. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    cool, planning is in its infancy at this stage but would like to get some food and smoke afterwards
     
  10. sq4you

    sq4you Mid-level baller

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    ^those would be nice

    not feelin that logo now on the tongue


    it's not like you will see it anyways when you wear pants over them.
    if you don't like that how do you deal with the giant MMM "plate" on the tongue of all their shoes?
     
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    jet Persian Bro

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    It's almost as bad as the tb patch which looks like an afterthought as well. The mmm logo is integrated with the tongue and it's embossed which is far more subtle instead of a BADGE plus it doesn't say HEY LOOK AT ME I'M RAF SIMONS. That's how it's different.
     
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    I actually like the embossed MMM logo on the shoes.
     
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    It's almost as bad as the tb patch which looks like an afterthought as well. The mmm logo is integrated with the tongue and it's embossed which is far more subtle instead of a BADGE plus it doesn't say HEY LOOK AT ME I'M RAF SIMONS. That's how it's different.

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  14. sq4you

    sq4you Mid-level baller

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    It's almost as bad as the tb patch which looks like an afterthought as well. The mmm logo is integrated with the tongue and it's embossed which is far more subtle instead of a BADGE plus it doesn't say HEY LOOK AT ME I'M RAF SIMONS. That's how it's different.
    lol. ok but they are both just logos. Raf Simons logo is his name. MMM's logo is a rectangle with numbers. So anyone walking down the street that can identify wtf Raf Simons even is will also be able to say HEY LOOK AT HIM, ITS THE HOUSE OF MARTIN MARGIELA. on most of the mmm sneakers its not integrated. its just a patch that's sewn on. just like the TB patch.
     
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    jet Persian Bro

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    Only difference being the mmm shoes have the brand where they're supposed to have the logo instead of SEWN ON THE FRONT OF A SHIRT.
     

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