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My New Tarezza's, I think. SUWEEEEET.

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All right. You guys helped me identify them. I think it was a fairly good deal. I needed a new pair of black shoes for work. You tell me, but for the money, I don't think I could have gotten a better quality pair of shoes. Soles have some wear, but the uppers look amazing. Thanks for the information.


http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=160296620389
 

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That would be $650 Fiorenzo from '06 catalog.
Going by the uppers, he prolly wore the piss out of them.
I also doubt they've seen shoetrees.
You could've found new AEs for that money


 

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^^+1. Nice shoes, but they look pretty beat up. I'm assuming you are using "amazing" as a relative concept (not sure to what). Although I think it's fine to buy slightly used shoes that has not conformed to the previous owners feet, this pair shows some pretty hard wear. enjoy them though.
 

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I guess the only wear I saw was the sole, which I figured I could get refinished. I thought the leather of the shoe looked really good, maybe just in need of a good shine. Also, I figured I could get a replacement insert for the inside of the shoe. Am I correct in these assumptions? My main objective was to get a well made shoe. From what I had read, these are in a category above AE.

Jeremy
 

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Very nice, I would be very curious to see how they clean up..
 

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@OP
Compare what you paid for them to the cost of fixing up a pair of $650 shoes.
That should give you an idea if it's worth the bother.
 

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Originally Posted by Christofuh
@OP
Compare what you paid for them to the cost of fixing up a pair of $650 shoes.
That should give you an idea if it's worth the bother.


But they're Tarezzas..
 

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what;s the Retail on Tarezzas these days? Are they better than Suthor Mantovanis?
 

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I thought Soother Mantovagni was a winemaker
 

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Make sure to post before and after pics..im interested to see what these babies look like with some TLC.
 

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Originally Posted by Christofuh
That would be $650 Fiorenzo from '06 catalog.
Going by the uppers, he prolly wore the piss out of them.
I also doubt they've seen shoetrees.
You could've found new AEs for that money

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Yeah but AE's don't look like that. Just enjoy the shoes. Don't let people make you feel bad about the purchase.
 

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Nah, I'm not too worried about the comments. I was just excited because I thought the Tarezza line was a shoe that was worth its name rather than just a name. I would imagine that being in Phoenix, I am a little less critical of my footwear than in somewhere more fashion forward, like NYC. This whole high end shoe thing is sort of new to me, so a 2 year old pair of Tarezza's are exciting for me, however to some, they might be old news. But I figure a $140 investment is worth the risk, since having 2 kids and a family, I am NOT going to buy the shoes new. Ever. So, I'll let you all know how they clean up. I think with a new insole, and maybe a new heel and some polishing and a tree, they might clean up alright.

I doubt anyone in Phoenix will do a good job on the restoration. Any ideas on a good Ferragamo cobbler around the country? I have no issues sending them out.
 

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