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Florsheim Longwings by Ducky Brown: A Review

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by greekgeek, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. meister

    meister Senior member

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    Ducky Brown went decidedly vintage with his latest Spring '10 take on The Florsheim Shoe.

    Updated for this season with exposed metal eyelets, a soft square toe, and fresh color combinations while still paying homage to the original via the revival of the V-Cleat heel.

    What's not to like?

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    Very 70s or mid-90s...
     
  2. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Senior member

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    Ducky Brown went decidedly vintage with his latest Spring '10 take on The Florsheim Shoe. Updated for this season with exposed metal eyelets, a soft square toe, and fresh color combinations while still paying homage to the original via the revival of the V-Cleat heel. What's not to like? [​IMG]
    I am a die-hard Florsheim supporter but they butchered a classic with that toe shape.
     
  3. cmeisenzahl

    cmeisenzahl Senior member

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    I wish the toe was a bit more round, other than that I love them.
     
  4. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    the toe is just [​IMG]
     
  5. greekgeek

    greekgeek Senior member

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    I love these. What are they really called?

    Kenmoor

    I've seen some true vintage Florsheims with a chisely toe like the ones you see here. Surprising but they existed before KC.

    These are of the same ilk.

    Your copy was pretty good. Sounded like typically bad enthusiastic fashion writing: "while still paying homage..."

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    Very 70s or mid-90s...

    I am thinking 70's to early 80's.
     
  6. srivats

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    I actually think those florsheims are kinda cool. Worn on the feet with jeans, I don't think they would look as drastically chunky-square-toed. The camera angle is very extreme in these photos. While I obviosuly prefer the classic round toed florsheims, I'd have these in my rotation just for the shock value.
     
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    Where are they made?????
     
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    Sorry guys, those are gross. That toe is horrible.
     
  9. Bull

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    Foofwing > Duckwing.
     
  10. deveandepot1

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    Where are they made?????

    USA
     
  11. meister

    meister Senior member

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    Ducky Brown went decidedly vintage with his latest Spring '10 take on The Florsheim Shoe.

    Updated for this season with exposed metal eyelets, a soft square toe, and fresh color combinations while still paying homage to the original via the revival of the V-Cleat heel.

    What's not to like?

    [​IMG][​IMG]

    [​IMG][​IMG]

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    Not big on the clunky early 90s /late 70s toecaps. I had a NOS Florsheim pair in a beautiful burgundy scotchgrain which I flooged to a co-worker cause I did not like the toecap.
     
  12. jreigen

    jreigen Senior member

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    The ones I saw were made in India.

    Where are they made?????

    USA

    All the ones I've seen have been made in India as well.
     

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