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How old are your oldest shoes that are in use?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by StyleforumRobot, Mar 18, 2019.

How old are your oldest shoes that are in use?

  1. 5 years or less.

  2. Between 5 and 10 years.

  3. Between 10 and 15 years.

  4. Between 15 and 20 years.

  5. Over 20 years.

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  1. StyleforumRobot

    StyleforumRobot Distinguished Member Moderator

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    Church's, 18 years.

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  3. giuseppe

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    Church's 17 years

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    B095F913-50E8-4FCF-9765-5DE8EE33D03D.jpeg Wildsmith and Co., London from mid 1970’s
     

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    Here's my Alden, 28 years old.
    I wiped out the kind of glossy lacquer they had from the fabric. I like them much more as they are now and don't care too much about the cobbler-induced damage to the welt ...
    Different lighting pull out different shades from the cordovan.
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    !803 Campo Chukkas. Probably 18 years old.
     

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    I question this poll as the oldest shoes I have are a pair of black cap toes that I don't use as often (I got them about 9-10 years ago) I clean them from time to time, I nourrish them as well but, they are not part of my rotation.

    My question is, are they still in good shape because I don't wear them or because the quality is top notch? I am surprised when people can still find NOS shoes dated from the 70s...
    Questions aside, It is nice to see well maintained shoes.
     

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