• Welcome to our newest affiliate vendor, Passus Shoes. We are very happy to welcome our newest affiliate vendor, Passus Shoes. Passus shoes was founded by long term members of the forum and veterans of the shoes business. and is dedicated to crafting fine shoes in Budapest in a time honored tradition. Please help me give them a warm welcome in their new affiliate vendor thread.
  • STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

Gordon Rush Derbies/First Black Lace Up?

mikejungle

Member
Joined
Aug 25, 2010
Messages
17
Reaction score
0
Hey guys. Forum boob here. I read through the couple threads on the forum about GR, and there seems to be mixed opinions about the brand. If they're bad, what's bad about them? How inferior are they in construction to the better brands? I've been looking for a good pair of plain toe black lace ups for a while now. I see a lot of people suggesting Allen Edmonds as the first pair, but I really like the slimmer dress shoe. AE's look a bit "clunky" to me. I may be wrong about this, so please don't filet me if I am; I am a self-proclaimed style noob. I think optimally I'd go for Dior's derby from their 10 Classics line. But i'm poor.
I'd also been eying the Kramers by To Boot New York, but they sold out at the one store that carried em (endless). So that's why I was wondering if you thought these would be a decent deal for about $120.
If you think they suck, please let me know why and what your experiences are with them personally...not what you've heard online. I think that as long as they don't have a lame tiger etched into the sole like so many of their other shoes, I'd like em. But if they do, oh well...I can get em re-soled down the line. Thanks a lot.
 

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by

Featured Sponsor

How do you feel about spending money on non-essential goods during the Covid-19 crisis?

  • I don't want to spend money at a time of economic uncertainty, even if I could afford it.

  • I feel compelled to spend to help small businesses that are struggling.

  • I reduced my budget for non-essential goods and I'm not spending at the moment.

  • Not much has changed for me and I'm still buying stuff I can't afford.


Results are only viewable after voting.

Related Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
438,424
Messages
9,447,136
Members
197,978
Latest member
beautifulgifts3
Top