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

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

  1. chogall

    chogall Senior member

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    scarlet red laces work great with black shoes. brown, not so much. perhaps lilac or purple will add a bit more depth. or maybe yellow for flare.
     


  2. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    the shoes are of the wrong tone IMO, a light blue might look better, but for me this is a case of just trying too hard, why not wear a wig and a ping pong ball on your nose too edit; perhaps colored laces will look better on suede shoes
     
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  3. fritzl

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    in which aspect?
     


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    fritzl Senior member

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    in what aspect?
     


  5. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    perhaps the laces give him that feeling
     


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    fritzl Senior member

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    yep, very unique.
     


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    Fritzl,

    the Saint Jame II are realized on a fine leather with a form with verticals marqued and really narrow soles.
    The laces came from my own choice.
     


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    fritzl Senior member

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    we've been kidding about the laces... i've used red a lot, when i was young. actually those damned krauts wear red socks all the time, which reminds me of pippi langstrumpf and clowns.

    i cannot see the benefit of a tight waist and none of the makers i used mentioned it. it must be due to the different tradition.

    generally speaking, i like your pair. i don't care for oxfords, though. so, it's not on my list.

    imo, good leather is mandatory to me.
     
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    Fritzl

    In the respect that the old stuff is very dry and not too pliable, the new stuff looks similar to RL but will not dry out so easily. Plus Tony said its a better leather in his opinion
     


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    quar Senior member

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    Does anyone else find the G&G sharp round, sharp square, deco and (most) bespoke lasts to be comically elongated?
     


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    kolecho Senior member

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    C,

    What did you order from G&G this round?
     


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    Try losing some weight, get rid of the beer gut and you'll feel the benefits. :D
     


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    No.
     


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    Nope.
     


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    Not at all - the shape is precisely why I prefer these looks to the look of more traditionally shaped English shoes.

    Doesn't mean there isn't a place in every man's wardrobe for both looks by the way, and IMO.
     


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