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Gieves & Hawkes' Buckshot Brogue - Back soon!

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by The Shoe Snob, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. The Shoe Snob

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    this means, i don't have to worry about my bar diving scars?

     


  3. Wes Bourne

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    UK8.5 on ebay atm.

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    Looks strangely a Rick Owen idea to me

    Nonetheless, it is awesome and innovative.
     


  5. DocHolliday

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    The chelsea looks odd to me. The buckshot effect makes sense as a visual pun on typical broguing. But I don't expect to see broguing on a plaintoe chelsea, so the holes look like something's wrong with the boot. Almost like moth holes.
     


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    I think its nothing to do with the broguing its merely just buckshot ie a shot in the foot so i suppose it can be shot on any type of shoe. I do agree with you though it does look better on the brogue rather than the plain boot as a visual effect to my eye anyways.
     


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    Not to my liking but I suppose it will appeal to some. It looks far worse on the boot to be sure.
     


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    never seriously considered buying a buckshot shoe but im fascinated by the style
     


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    this. Wouldn't wear them but there's always something charming or fascinating about something that comes out of left field that way.
     


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    +1. It looks diseased to me.
     


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    Where the brogue looked like abstract brogueing the Chelsea looks like you just shot yourself in the foot which is slightly less artistic. Horses for courses I suppose.
     


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    I'd give my left nut for those. Very out of the box. :slayer:
     


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    This.
     


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    I love these, just wish they were on a different last, they look a little too square toed to me.
     


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    Get DC Lewis to do a run of buckshots...
     


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