1. And... we're back. You'll notice that all of your images are back as well, as are our beloved emoticons, including the infamous :foo: We have also worked with our server folks and developers to fix the issues that were slowing down the site.

    There is still work to be done - the images in existing sigs are not yet linked, for example, and we are working on a way to get the images to load faster - which will improve the performance of the site, especially on the pages with a ton of images, and we will continue to work diligently on that and keep you updated.

    Cheers,

    Fok on behalf of the entire Styleforum team
    Dismiss Notice

help needed - MMM, CP etc sole questions

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by rabbit, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. rabbit

    rabbit Member

    Messages:
    7
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2010
    Hi all,

    I'm looking to invest in a pair of MMM or CP sneakers, but before I do, I need some more information about the durability of the soles. I apologize in advance if this has been covered as I tried searching the forums, but didn't find much info (aside from RO needing to be resoled...). so here it goes:

    As you can see in the sample reference pics, I wear down my shoes substantially, since I walk everywhere.

    Asics - about 11 months
    [​IMG]
    MMM casual/dress - worn about a dozen times
    [​IMG]
    Paul Smith (Made in Italy) suede chukkas - about 8 months old
    [​IMG]

    Now I am very hesitant to purchase a pair of higher end sneaks, if the soles don't hold out, or cannot be resoled. what are most people's experiences with the life of their soles, or are they used so sparingly that it doesn't even come into play? Can they even be resoled? Any suggestions on alternatives/best bets?

    I'm willing to pay for quality, but not at the expense of functionality- if they wont last, then they may not be for me.

    thanks!
     
  2. Vaio

    Vaio Senior member

    Messages:
    798
    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2010
    Location:
    California
    I have CP Achilles and the sole seem to be holding out quite well. I don't wear them very much though.
     
  3. wzjradam

    wzjradam Senior member

    Messages:
    325
    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2011
    I use shoe goo on the heels of my MMM GATs.
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by