Gaziano & Girling Appreciation & Shoe Appreciation Thread (including reviews, purchases, pictures, e

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. TheWraith

    TheWraith Senior member

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    ^ +1 :D
     


  2. Newcomer

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    So, it has been around four years since I picked up my first (and only) pair of G&Gs, and I just wanted to do a little photo update. If this does not show the worth of a good pair of shoes (with proper maintenance), then I do not know what will! They are still on their first sole, but I have worn them fairly frequently. At least a few times a month. They have been polished and conditioned after every wear. They are Grants on the TG73 last. Without a doubt the most comfortable pair of shoes I own.

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  3. in stitches

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    you certainly take good care of them. kudos. they look great.
     


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  5. no frills

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    FOUR years old? That's amazing. Do you have taps at the heel and/or toe?

    Great job and thanks for sharing!
     


  6. Newcomer

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    Thanks bud! As a poor student, I have always tended to take care of my things :).


    Thanks a bunch.


    No toe or heel taps, just the little plastic bit at the back. Now, mind, you, I do have the advantage of living in the south where I try my best to walk from air conditioned car to air conditioned office / building. But I am fairrrrly OCD. You can see some areas where I kicked the stairs though, scuffed them up, etc.

    Really, it amazes me how great shoes look with good care. I swear by the elixir of the gods that is Renovateur.
     


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    +1, wonderful
     


  8. Frank the sheep

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    Looks great. Thanks for sharing. If you have the time i would like to see some pics of the sole too.
     


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    Fantastic job maintaining those shoes.
     


  10. JonathanCWalker

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    Great Shoe

     


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    Newcomer, those are exquisite! I love the look of worn leather though yours have been barely worn.
     


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    Anybody know why they crease by the big toe like that? Mine have the same crease and it bugs me a bit, sizing seems spot on. Thought it was cause I got a return but seem to see it quite a bit
     


  13. biged781

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    Because that's where your foot bends?
     


  14. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Wasn`t really thinking about where I could wear them :rolleyes:

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