My first Gucci Shoes - Opinion?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by zilfi, May 19, 2012.

  1. zilfi

    zilfi Active Member

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    Thank you Habanos for your input.
    I will, god willing, start to make more shoe purchases this coming month and have narrowed down my choices of loafers to Mantellasi, Santoni, Gravati and Bruno Magli. The prices range from $300 -$350.

    Best Regards.
     


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    lol bash a guy for his opinion when you asked for one.

    Not my type of shoe though. Enjoy em.
     


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    Thanks Monty for the link and info.
    I checked out the site but unfortunately there aren't a big collection for mens shoes but I really liked this Gucci Shoe:
    http://www.dsw.com/shoe/gucci+men's+nubuck+moccasin?prodId=dsw12prod3810322&category=dsw12cat980002

    Note: Taste differs from one region to another and from one culture to another. :)

    Good Day.
     


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    But manners don't.
     


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    stevent Senior member

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    Glue jobs suck, especially at tree fiddy
     


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    I understand that I should have justified my statement as I'm quite biased when it comes to loafers; I feel that very few have the style to pull them off, and black leather loafers with a metal buckle is to me as classy as shoes from Wal-Mart, which is surely a misconception from my side but my opinion nonetheless. The construction and quality seems to be decent (I may be mistaken), but not justifiable by the price of nearly $300.

    As you said, different cultures and regions have different tastes. I try to increase my knowledge of shoes while still living the life of a student, certain sacrifices must be done. Others may buy overpriced shoes just for the brand.
     
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    No comments on design. As this is not my cup of tea. Construction wise looks like cheap glue job. Also once you receive them compare them with ones from gucci stores just to make sure seller didn't rip you off with fakes. Good luck !
     


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    I am not a fan of the toe shape. Too squared. Oval toe is better.
     


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    Gimme a break md2010. From the sole it looks like they have done a fairly decent job construction wise. Definitely not a "cheap glue job".

    Regards.
     


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    jaypee Senior member

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    they look horrendous
     


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    ... not to talk about the leather appearance and the two 90° angles on the forefoot.

    Still, I hope they're genuine...
     


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    zilfi Active Member

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    I assume they are genuine as the seller has a 99.5% positive feedback and a feedback score of 6401.
     


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