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Natha Studio shoes

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by StagRaven, Mar 30, 2005.

  1. StagRaven

    StagRaven Well-Known Member

    Feb 16, 2005
    Lexington, VA, USA
    Over spring break last week, I was convinced by my fiance to buy a pair of 'athletically inspired' shoes to wear with jeans as an everyday shoe. I didn't like the styling of what a couple of stores had, but then I found a pair of Natha Studios in brown that I really liked. They are one of the most comfortable pairs of shoes I have worn, but I can't find anything about them online. Has anyone else had a pair of these, and what did you think of them? Thanks.
  2. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

    Mar 8, 2002
    Moscow, Idaho
    Sorry, really hate those shoes. "Athletically Inspired" is sort of the sneaker equivalent of dress shoes with rubber lug soles. No way to make those babies look good. Wear sneakers or leather shoes, not some monstrous hybrid. Tell your fiancee that she was a bad, bad girl.
  3. j

    j Senior member Admin

    Feb 17, 2002
    Seattle, WA
    Yeah, it sucks because it seems like a good idea in theory, but I have never seen it really work in practice. It would be really nice if there were something to fill that niche properly, besides the obvious Chelsea boots or Clarks Desert boots, etc.
  4. Aaron

    Aaron Senior member

    Oct 31, 2004
    Vancouver and ?
    Can't say I like the Natha's but I don't have a problem per se with some all leather trainers. I've got a pair of Reebok Classics in a deep burgundy with cream accents that I really like. They go amazingly well with dark denim and grey socks. I agree most of the time an "athletically inspired" shoe is just footwear that's having an identity crisis but there are exceptions.


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