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

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  1. babygreenspots

    babygreenspots Senior member

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    Tassel loafers are probably the most trendy shoe for men at this particular moment in time. Did anyone notice?
     


  2. Georgia

    Georgia Senior member

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    Alden for BB Tassels in Black Shell Cordovan
    VTG Florsheim Royal Imperial Tassels in Cordovan Calf
     


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    gnatty8 Senior member

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    I don't tend to wear, the tassel loafers, they make me weep..
     


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    they make me feel "old"
     


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    In my 20s and wear tassel loafers from time to time. Really depends on the last as mentioned previously by another member.
     


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    I'm 30 now and so far just can't do it. I think the bit loafers would probably work into the rotation before the tassel ones.
     


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    It all depends on where you live. I personally wouldn't wear shoes like those, but I know plenty of people here in Boston that certainly would.

    -LR
     


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    I have them in brown, black and #8 shell. I prefer the BB variation, which has the stitching in the back, to the Aldens. I'd love to have a suede pair, too, but they're hard to find for my skinny feet.

    As for the original question, I'm in my 50s, but I've been wearing them for 25+ years
     


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    Tassel loafers are probably the most trendy shoe for men at this particular moment in time. Did anyone notice?

    No...
     


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    My grail shoe:

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  11. babygreenspots

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    People on Styleforum are willfully ignorant of trends, but I guess that is what makes them so "stylish" rather than fashionable.

    Anyway, over the last year, tassel loafers have been extraordinarily fashionable with all sorts of new version coming out like this:

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    I'm 27 and I started wearing tassel loafers last year, just before I turned 26. I'm completely comfortable with them.

    I even wear burgundy tassel loafers with pink socks.
     


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    I wear Aldens in number 8 and ravello cordovan. Would love a pair of the above suedes with the utral modern tassels. Can you tell us who makes them and where they might be obtained. Thanks.
     


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    No regrets
     


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    People on Styleforum are willfully ignorant of trends, but I guess that is what makes them so "stylish" rather than fashionable.

    Anyway, over the last year, tassel loafers have been extraordinarily fashionable with all sorts of new version coming out like this:

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    Are you having a laugh or what?

    I will prefer drinking my own urine than wearing those monstruosities in public.
     


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