If you had 3 Pair of Shoes

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  1. upnorth

    upnorth Senior member

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    Black Captoe Oxford
    Mid Brown Half Brogues
    No. 8 Cordovan Punched Captoe
     


  2. Cornellian

    Cornellian Senior member

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    In order...

    -Dark brown, plain toe balmoral
    -Black semi-brogue balmoral
    -A shoe that could go casual or dress (as some have suggested, 3 eyelet derby), or maybe a cognac full-brogue
     


  3. Faded501s

    Faded501s Senior member

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    That was harder than I thought...but a fun exercise.

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  4. Dr No

    Dr No Senior member

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    1. JLP Brooklands
    2. JLP Vale
    3. JLP trainer (Sprint or the new Winner)
     


  5. HRoi

    HRoi Senior member

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    i am going to cheat and assume you mean dress shoes - and i get to keep my running shoes, cycling shoes, and basketball shoes out of this. 1. Vass black captoe oxford on U-Last 2. JL Luffield in museum brown 3. EG Oundle in dark oak (coulda gone Vale but i want one from each of my favorite shoemakers) i already have 2 and 3, so i guess i'm in good shape. as for #1, when's the next Budapest group buy? [​IMG]
     


  6. Busa Dave

    Busa Dave Senior member

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    Polo C&J Shell oxfords
    Alden Cigar Cap Toe Shell
    Alden Black Shell Bal Wings
     


  7. radicaldog

    radicaldog Senior member

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    1. Black calf captoe oxford.

    2. Burgundy cordovan derby (plain or captoe), maybe double soles.

    3. Tobacco suede captoe oxford.
     


  8. mr monty

    mr monty Senior member

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    1. black oxford
    2. dark brown derby
    3. Waterproof Red Wing half boot . Without Red Wings the dress shoes won't last too long.
     


  9. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    i could live with them:

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  10. Chips

    Chips Senior member

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    Two years ago I would have turned up my nose at longwings. But damn they do get under your skin in a good way. Even clunky with double soles they still look good.
     


  11. agbassano

    agbassano Senior member

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    Black chelsea
    Brown suede chelsea
    Chestnut scotchgrain longwing


    What is "scotchgrain" any pics?
     


  12. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    What is "scotchgrain" any pics?
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  13. alliswell

    alliswell Senior member

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    Alden Cigar Cap Toe Shell

    Pictures?
     


  14. Avebury

    Avebury Senior member

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    Brogue - Tricker's "Bourton" (marron)
    Semi-Brogue - EG "Cadogan", 202 (chestnut)
    Oxford - EG "Chelsea", 202 (chestnut)
     


  15. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    What is "scotchgrain" any pics?

    Behold the majesty of the scotchgrain longwing!

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