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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    the very one and the same.


    do not love.
     


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    jrd617 Senior member

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    looking for a reason not to buy it

    do explain in more detail. always like getting your opinion

    What if I had it resoled on dainite? (Guess at that price point of $565 + $100 resole it's better to just go MTO...)
     
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  3. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Just dont like it. Shape, design, sole. Not appealing to me.
     


  4. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    did you see my vawsh MTOs?
     


  5. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I like them with the commando soles.
     


  6. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    clags, you're basically Unipair's main man: does he have any scotchgrain round toe derbies in stock? Dainite sole
     


  7. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Lemme text him
     


  8. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    I did! I liked them.


    You would.

    No, I have no idea what I mean by that. I just wanted to say it.
     


  9. jrd617

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    thanks!

    stitchy, once again proving that he sees all of the forum. Even when he's away for passover.

    Do you sneak peaks on tapatalk on pesach?
     


  10. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    speeddial?
     


  11. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Some Edward Green boots and some derbies from Jala Sriwijaya.

    I say go Jalan. I know you dislike cheap shoes (and these come in around 350 USD) but they are much nicer than either AE or Meermin. Think Meermin's design sense with AE's durability. Plus much better QC.

    Edit: No, just Kakaotalk. A messaging service everyone here uses. He asks me about clothing, I ask him about shoes.

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    (Those are chocolate brown. They're appearing black on my monitor)


    Also, I think I'm going to get one of these for frequent use:
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  12. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Definitely don't like the commando sole on anything other than boots. Not worth it if you are just going to re-sole...MTO or find another RTW from another vendor.
     


  13. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    HEAVEN FORBID!!!

    my break was also during non holiday days where computer use was allowed. Thats when I saw them.

    I like the pairs in Clags post btw.
     


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    clagster, im not a boot or longwing guy.

    I think my favorite style for a derby is a punchcap, "alt wien" or a shortwing.

    Least favorite derby styles: longwings, plain toe (exception: I might consider a tobacco suede or tan buck)
     


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