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One Shoe Wardrobe: Why Not?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    What Alden hate? this thread is a 25-page love declaration to Alden [​IMG]
     


  2. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    That said, Mafoo is pretty much the most boring, annoying, troll on this forum. So in this case, do it.

    Troll? Me? I'm hurt.
     


  3. TRINI

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    Troll? Me? I'm hurt.

    Maybe he meant it height-wise?
     


  4. grimslade

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    Mafoo, no seven shoes are going to last you 50 years. Sorry.
     


  5. Bhowie

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    Make it 7. So in a year when that "Oh shit, what was I thinking" hits you the lesson learned will be hammered home more because of the $ you wasted.
     


  6. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Maybe he meant it height-wise?

    Unlikely. Trolls are tall.

    Mafoo, no seven shoes are going to last you 50 years. Sorry.

    Really? Do I actually need 15? I assumed RJ was screwing with me.
     


  7. yachtie

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    What Alden hate? this thread is a 25-page love declaration to Alden [​IMG]

    Love Aldens, just can't stand the idea of multiple pairs of the same shoe.
     


  8. grimslade

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    Unlikely. Trolls are tall.



    Really? Do I actually need 15? I assumed RJ was screwing with me.


    Your time horizon here is only piece of evidence of how mentally imbalanced this whole project is.
     


  9. Kuro

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    Just an aside, but why does it take 9 months for MTO?

    Back to the OP - 0 pairs Alden; 1 pair J.M. Weston #598.
     


  10. gdl203

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    Unlikely. Trolls are tall.

    Yes. Height is a relative concept
     


  11. Ambulance Chaser

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    Might as well go aportnoy and get 365 pairs.
     


  12. RJman

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    Really? Do I actually need 15? I assumed RJ was screwing with me.
    I'm hurt. You will need at least 15. Come on, you could buy them with the change under the cushions of your Knoll sofa.
     


  13. robin

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    Might as well go aportnoy and get 365 pairs.
    Or just open an account with Alden to buy them for less.
     


  14. zalb916

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    What happens when you need to resole? Under your plan, all 5 (or 7) pairs are receiving the exact same wear. Therefore, it would seem likely that they would all need resoling at the same time. This will take a few weeks with Alden. Have you thought about how you are going to deal with this? Will they all be sent off together? Will they be sent off separately at risk of ruining your equal wear? Will you simply take a several week vacation on the beach where you don't need shoes while they are in the factory?
     


  15. mafoofan

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    What happens when you need to resole? Under your plan, all 5 (or 7) pairs are receiving the exact same wear. Therefore, it would seem likely that they would all need resoling at the same time. This will take a few weeks with Alden. Have you thought about how you are going to deal with this? Will they all be sent off together? Will they be sent off separately at risk of ruining your equal wear? Will you simply take a several week vacation on the beach where you don't need shoes while they are in the factory?

    F*ck.
     


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