Foul weather shoe?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by brooklyn, Feb 1, 2005.

  1. brooklyn

    brooklyn Senior member

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    With the recent snow in nyc I was wondering what shoes everyone wears to get around?
     


  2. Horace

    Horace Senior member

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    LL Bean slip on Maine shoes and a few pairs of shoes at the office.
     


  3. stache

    stache Senior member

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    I have brown Bass waterproof boots for foul weather.
     


  4. brooklyn

    brooklyn Senior member

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    I have used Blundstones for the past few years. I wanted to get something a bit dressier since I go from meetings to meetings and I really don't think the Blundstones are going to work
     


  5. Mike C.

    Mike C. Senior member

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    LL Bean Hunting Boots.
     


  6. Concordia

    Concordia Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Neos overshoes-- the knee-high variety. Revel in wearing real shoes and comfy socks while it's snowing outside.
     


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    Ankle-high waterproof Timberland chelsea boots (black). Great for rain and snow.
     


  8. NoVaguy

    NoVaguy Senior member

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    Right now, my first, last and only pair of kenneth coles serve as my main black "slush" shoe, and a banana republic chukka boot serves the same the function in brown.  Both are lousy shoes, but come with durable man-made soles.  At least the BR was purchased for only $20.  I actually dropped a decent chunk of change on the KC.  Easily the worse shoe purchase of my life.  Lousy, fake-looking "shiny black leather" and there's nothing special about the degree of sole comfort.
     


  9. jasonpraxis

    jasonpraxis Well-Known Member

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    8 eye Doc Martens. Grr.

    NB: Business casual office. If it's inclement enough to break out the Docs on a weekday, it's also worth moleskin or heavy corduroy trousers and a wool sweater. The bulk of the clothes draws attention away from the boots.
     


  10. Torque

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    - Black Ludwig Reiter Derby shoes with crepe sole
    - Red Wing 875 boots
    - C&J Chestnut Chelsea boots

    I'm glad that I work in a business casual enviroment, because Winter means 4-5 months of snow, ice, slush and wet salty roads here.
     


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    "Fogey-ish" I am. In the city I wear Tingley rubbers. Storm style or the
    moccasin style which looks like a Venetian high vamp loafer.Keep them shiny with Amor All tire preserver. Weekends out of town and it's LL Bean
    Ducks and I do believe in some corner of the garage is a pair of buckle
    artics.
     


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