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If you wear TASSEL loafers, what is your age??

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Bellison, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    I think they start out with the Gucci bit loafer and age into the tassel.

    I have never seen that many tassel loafers in London but I'm not working in the banking industry myself...

    I sometimes take the commuter trains and I didn't spot any...

    A lot of terrible black cheap shoes only...

    They used to be in the eighties the apanage of the well-to-do youngsters in Paris in reaction to the socialist government...

    They are too casual for a suit but as everything else if you can pull it off..
     
  2. tshaw

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    Dear Bell - These are ones I wear and others such as Aristocrat from J&M, etc.. (I also wear oxfords, captoes, etc) [​IMG]

    **Note - been wearing loafers as a part of the 'collection' since I was 17 and could afford to buy my own clothes.

    T
     
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    rlx Senior member

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    Fixed.

    No you didn't. Go back to studying for the bar. You've got a lot to learn.
     
  4. luftvier

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    No you didn't. Go back to studying for the bar. You've got a lot to learn.
    Someone's a little sensitive. Here, the tasseled loafer is the shoe of choice for PI and defense attorneys. Thus, I'll amend it to read: "Plaintiff's or Criminal Defense attorneys' uniform. Often, these two are the same person."
     
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    tobinbridge Senior member

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    C&J for Polo; Redway in Snuff Suede
     
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    I second the motion
     
  7. mr monty

    mr monty Senior member

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    I do not wear them...and have observed in court, only old Judges and lawyers in retirement age wear them.

    But then again, rarely are criminals seen wearing tassel loafers[​IMG]
     
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    airportlobby Senior member

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    31, traditional Alden tassels. The more I wear them, the more I like 'em. Although as I get older, I imagine that they'll seem less quirky and more stuffy.
     
  10. phillyesq

    phillyesq Senior member

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    I'm 30, and last year I took my first dip into the world of tassel loafers with a pair of burgundy (sadly, not cordovan) AE tassel loafers. They're just ok; not my favorite shoes, not my least favorite.
     
  11. Dakota rube

    Dakota rube Senior member

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    Wait a minute! You are all over 50?
    Fuuma
    gdl203
    mr monty
    sho'nuff
    Warren G.

    Holy shit, you guys are ancient!
     
  12. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    Wait a minute! You are all over 50?
    Fuuma
    gdl203
    mr monty
    sho'nuff
    Warren G.

    Holy shit, you guys are ancient!


    Fuuma is quite young...
     
  13. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Wait a minute! You are all over 50?
    Fuuma
    gdl203
    mr monty
    sho'nuff
    Warren G.

    Holy shit, you guys are ancient!


    yo grandpa, did you miss the "if"?
     
  14. Dakota rube

    Dakota rube Senior member

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    Ah.
    See, I read that as "If you wear TL, how old are you?"
    And I now realize that it meant, "How old do you have to be before you can safely wear TL without incurring the wrath of sartorial gentlemen".

    I get it.
     
  15. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    Ah.
    See, I read that as "If you wear TL, how old are you?"
    And I now realize that it meant, "How old do you have to be before you can safely wear TL without incurring the wrath of sartorial gentlemen".

    I get it.


    I had a pair when I was in my thirties ...

    I'm now nearly 41 and you will never see me now wearing tassel loafers...
     
  16. Franky In T.O.

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    I think the no-socks in this context is ridiculous, but overall it shows that tall thin people can pull off tassel loafers

    I have to politely disagree. I just don't see that at all when reviewing that picture. That guy is not pulling them off at all. Tassels, IMHO and I don't mean to come across as rude, appear dainty to me. And men's shoes should not be dainty. I would argue that square toe shoes are better than tassels. I'm waiting to hear the reaction on this one... [​IMG]
     
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    I wore them when I was 16. I wear different tassels now, at 62, both pair suede.
     
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    These are great.
     
  19. Franky In T.O.

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    I think they'd be better without the tassels.
     
  20. luftvier

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    But then again, rarely are criminals seen wearing tassel loafers[​IMG]

    Unless they're the lawyer... [​IMG]
     

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