looking for driving shoe

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  1. twin8885

    twin8885 Senior member

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    Can someone recommend a good driving shoe, i really like the brown Tod's one, but I am looking for a more afordable version.
     


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    Tods outlets sometimes have really good prices. If you know your size, and a model (from last season or the one before) you like, call their outlet stores and see what they have. I was in one today and saw some shoes at "regular" outlet prices, some at 30% off, and some at 50% off (the outlet price). I think most drivers were the "regular" price, but they had some great mocs with various soles at even greater discounts. Might be worth some phone calls.
     


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    I have a pair of Tods that I got at NM Last CAll for $30.
     


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    Kai Senior member

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    In the sale at Gucci I got a pair of suede ones with bamboo horse-bit for 80 pounds.
     


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    Where does Tod's have outlets?

    Holy smokes! That's a great deal. I bought my last pair in London for 30 pounds off-still spent $200 and that was when the FX was good!
     


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    Where does Tod's have outlets?
    Cabazon (Palm Springs) has a Tod's outlet. You can check the listings at www.premiumoutlets.com to find more.

    Yeah it was a good deal.
     


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    As it turns out my brother is not too far from the Orlando outlet which has Zegna, Tod's and Ferragamo. A visit may be in order...
     


  10. drizzt3117

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    As it turns out my brother is not too far from the Orlando outlet which has Zegna, Tod's and Ferragamo. A visit may be in order...

    Those are good outlets. I bought a pair of Emporio Armani lambskin lounge shoes there that are some of the most comfortable shoes I have and they were $80.
     


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    I really wouldn't pay that much for driving shoes. I just wear a pair of "And ones" that cost about $20. They work fine. And the main reason is to protect my dress shoes. So, I don't need another pair of driving shoes that are just as expensive as my dress shoes.
     


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    I wouldnt literally use them for driving, Ijust like the style and look.
     


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    I wish Geox was still at Nordstroms...they were almost as good as Tod's and could be had for $80.

    Driving mocs done well are superb for driving but you really need Piloti's for the best performance on the track.
     


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    Of course Tod's is a great driving shoe, but there is also Cole Haan, Gucci and even Allen Edmonds has an almost driving moc made in Italy.
     


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