Scrolling through the various WAYWN threads, both here and other places, I can't help but to notice that lots and lots of posters are wearing big,hideous(IMO) and shapeless wingtip shoes. Thick soles, very round lasts, big visible welts and overly brogued. In my understanding people just call them gunboats? Either way, I've almost never seen shoes like that here in Europe, especially not in conservative business settings. Is it just an North-American thing?