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Oxford Dress Shoes Options

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by cl smooth, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. cl smooth

    cl smooth Senior Member

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    I need a pair of oxfords. Dark Brown/Black with a pointed, rounded toe. can be captoe or plain. looking for that minimal, clean look. any suggestions?

    I just graduated college, and I'm looking for a shoe that's versatile enough to be worn with multiple suits. seeing as how i'm still a student (in socioeconomic terms), I can really only drop like 200 max (perhaps a little more if it's perfect).

    I appreciate it.
     


  2. gaseousclay

    gaseousclay Distinguished Member

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    there are any number of shoe stores you could check out. try shoemart.com or zappos.com. what's your budget? this will limit your choice of shoes but a you can get a decent pair from Allen Edmonds or Alden if you're willing to pay more.
     


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    I'd recommend looking at Church's Sawley shoe or Alfred Sargent's Pall Mall shoe; I like their clean elegant line.
     


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    Which shoes would you want to be wearing in their images when they reminisce over you?
     


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    if only I could afford a pair of JL's
     


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    Harold falcon Stylish Dinosaur

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    E Park Avenue.
     


  9. cl smooth

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    looking to spend like 200 tops. damn, those c&j wembleys are amazing though.
     


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    I'll second the Park Avenues. They're $220 at Nordstrom right now--normally $325.
     


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    I'll second the Park Avenues. They're $220 at Nordstrom right now--normally $325.

    Even cheaper at Endless with the 40% cashback deal.
     


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    looking to spend like 200 tops. damn, those c&j wembleys are amazing though.

    Right now through August 1, you can go to Nordstrom.com and get a pair of Park Avenue's for $220. They are regularly $325.
     


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    Damn, those Lobb Becketts are nice.
     


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    If you can afford $300 shoes, I just picked up Santoni Fatte a Manos from shopthefinest.com, which also has a lot of Sutors. Even better if you live in LA because the owner lets you check the inventory out in the warehouse. Super cool guy and his business model is to sell everything he gets at 60% off.
     


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    went to nordstroms today, those AE park aves are cool. those bruno maglis they got in there though, DAMN. really nice. 269 is steep for a recently graduated college student though, lol.
     


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