Need a good sneaker to travel with (only one I'm taking)

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by TimelesStyle, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. tit_tyrant

    tit_tyrant Well-Known Member

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    I'm in the same situation as the OP and have heard that MMM gats are quite comfortable but would like to keep my options open a little longer.

    I plan on bringing a pair for shoes (maybe GATs? True to size?), raw denim, a TOJ leather, tshirts, and some type of backpack for which I have not begun searching.

    Also worried about looking way out of place wearing this as I've never been to western Europe and do not want to look like an obvious tourist
     


  2. CityHunter

    CityHunter Senior member

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    CP's are great, but after long wear might get a bit uncomfortable, I mean I love my CP's, but not sure I'd love to wear them to death through out Europe.

    I'd vote for some Adidas Stan Smiths.


    Agreed...took my CP captoes through NYC and Canada...not the best choice. Maybe it was because it was the captoe, but my CP's got a bit uncomfortable after a couple days.
     


  3. pfurey

    pfurey Senior member

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    my cp's have drawn blood before wearing them without socks, and they're not even tight.

    mmm feels like wearing vaginas on your feet. pure sex.
     


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    cb_32 Senior member

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    how about vans?
     


  5. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    New Balance (4)

    this (2)
     


  6. Teger

    Teger Senior member

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    no designer sneaker is gonna be as comfortable as NBs are nikes. cp in particular are really, really uncomfortable.
     


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    Campers PEU.
    Not exactly sneakers, but comfortable for sure.
     


  8. TimelesStyle

    TimelesStyle Senior member

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    I was actually about to reply to this thread sincerely until I read that, what is wrong with me


    Gee, what a loss [​IMG] ...
     


  9. Hany

    Hany Senior member

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    There's only one brand to consider. Mephisto.
     


  10. Find Finn

    Find Finn Senior member

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    Depending on where you are going in europe, buy the sneakers the you get here.

    with that said GAT or NB are the way to go.
     


  11. mike868y

    mike868y Senior member

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    how about vans?

    honestly dude my vans are not that comfy. they are just canvas uppers which don't really provide much support. fine for walking to class in, but I wouldn't want to buy them as a shoe for walking, you know?

    as much as I hate NBs, they are made for walking/running and now that they are sf approved would probably fit the bill better than canvas shoes.
     


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  13. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    Wear something timeless like sneakers worn by the greeks or something, wouldn't want to be caught dead wearing fashion.
     


  14. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    Wear something timeless like sneakers worn by the greeks or something, wouldn't want to be caught dead wearing fashion.

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  15. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    If you can get hold of them, get a pair of last year's Common Projects 5 hole vans. The bi-colored ones are not that versatile, but I have the pair in the all light grey. The nappa leather is really soft, but durable enough, and they are remarkably comfortable for both tramping around in, and for loafing in. I really like my CP Achilles and captoes, but for comfort, those are what you want. They also allow your feet to breath much better than do Margiela sneakers, which will be a factor.
     


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