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I have finally decided to take my Timberland loafers out of my regular rotation. They were my favorite all-time shoe. These John Varvatos is my top choice. They sell for $379. Tell me what you think? Thank You!


 

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What do you wear them with?
 

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I don't like them.
 

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I'm not crazy about them either, exept for a kick around the house casual shoe maybe. Pricey for that.
 

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Originally Posted by PocketCircle
I don't like them.

+1

Except he is an old man.
 

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For that price point, there are a lot of better options available. Choose wisely.
 

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These shoes look boring and uninspired. I would not be able to distinguish them from similar-style shoes by Florsheim or other $100 shoe brands.

I find the stitching too bulky. The toe's upward curl is a bit douche-baggy. Varvatos also probably charges you a lot more for brand than another shoe-maker might at the same price range.
 

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Originally Posted by MetroStyles
These shoes look boring and uninspired. The toe's upward curl is a bit douche-baggy.

Yeah, that's it.
 

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Honestly, if you are willing to spend around $400 , look around. That pricepoint means you can look at Alden, Crockett & Jones, Polo, Allen Edmonds and many, many others. Look into monkstraps while you are at it, just don't throw away your money on something that is grossly overpriced.
 

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Originally Posted by presence
I have finally decided to take my Timberland loafers out of my regular rotation. They were my favorite all-time shoe. These John Varvatos is my top choice. They sell for $379. Tell me what you think? Thank You!

Try Martegani or Santoni.
 

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I don't like them at all. They seem to me like any other generic shoe slightly redone by a clothing designer. I agree that there are many, many other great driving mocs available. Just check the Polo and Allen Edmonds websites for some good examples.
 

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Those are pretty awful. Almost hard to believe those are John Varvatos.
 

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