Poll: How Many Pairs of Shell Cordovan Shoes Do You Have?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Roger, Jul 27, 2007.

  1. CrackedCrab

    CrackedCrab Senior member

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    Alden-
    4 #8: medallion tip bal, AOC Fan NST Plaza commando sole, NST Aberdeen, BB tassel
    3 Cigar: NST Barrie, cap toe bal oxford, straight tip blucher
    3 Black: LHS unlined BB, NST Aberdeen, AOC Fan NST Plaza
    1 Ravello LHS regular, lined
    1 Whiskey PTB (arriving Friday if UPS 2nd day air is to be trusted)

    C&J for Polo -
    3 McCallum Boots
    1 penny
    1 tassel
    1 plain blucher
    1 wing

    Saint Crispins - 1 Saddle Derby in Horween Antique Cognac, really more of a caramel brown, but not the same as Ravello.

    20 total, I think that's all.
     


  2. MiloX

    MiloX Senior member

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    I have 2 pair of Florsheim Shell Wingtips. Both were my dad's. I am guessing he bought them when he was around my age (35). Still look great.
     


  3. mattypants

    mattypants Active Member

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    1. Alden #8 NST
    2. Alden #8 LHS
    3. Alden #8 NST loafer
    4. Alden #8 Saddle oxford
    5. Alden Black wingtip
    6. Alden Black cap-toe blucher
    7. AE #8 MacNeil
     


  4. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Senior member

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    I'll wager that the forums account for 77% of the worlds cordovan shoe consumption.[​IMG]
     


  5. HORNS

    HORNS Senior member

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    I love the idea of shell cordovan, especially for the waterproof qualities that would make it ideal for San Francisco weather; but I can't get over the way they look after wear. The large creases make them look like a grub worm.
     


  6. crazyquik

    crazyquik Senior member

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    I have two, but have never worn one pair.
     


  7. manouche

    manouche Senior member

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    Zero as Cordovan looks like plastic
     


  8. johnny_flapjack

    johnny_flapjack Senior member

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    Zero as Cordovan looks like plastic

    Not after you manouche it off thoroughly and hit it with a brush for a few minutes.
     


  9. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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  10. bdeuce22

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    1. Rider navy chukka
    2. Rider mahogany chukka
    3. Rider #6 chukka
    4. Rider brandy scotch grain chukka
    5. Rider #8 scotch grain longwing
    6. RL Darlton LHS
    7. RL Darlton plain toe blucher
    8. RL Darlton wingtip
    9. Brooks Brothers balmoral black wingtip
    10. Brooks Brothers balmoral #8 wingtip
    11. Paraboot for Brooks Brothers bordeaux high lace boot
    12. Black Fleece black chukka
    13. Black Fleece black longwing
    14. Black Fleece shell and suede saddle shoe
    15. Alden whiskey NST
    16. Alden #8 NST
    17. Alden revello longwing
    18. Alden whiskey longwing
    19. Alden cigar longwing
    20. Alden black longwing
    21. Alden #8 longwing
    22. Alden #8 longwing
    23. Alden black straight tip captoe
    24. Alden black perforated captoe
    25. Alden #8 perforated captoe
    26. Alden #8 LHS
    27. Alden #8 chukka
    28. Alden whiskey plain toe blucher
    29. Alden cigar plain toe blucher
    30. Alden #8 plain toe blucher
    31. Alden #8 scotch grain wingtip high lace boot
    32. Alden black wingtip high lace boot


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  11. yachtie

    yachtie Senior member

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    +1 I, sir, am in awe.
     


  12. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    You should take a pic, JayJay. Would love to see the herd.

    It so happens I wore my Martegani shell chukkas today. Since I first answered the poll I've gone from one pair of shell to, I think, four. But one's gonna get sold off for fit reasons.
     


  13. bdeuce22

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    alden black shell chukka
    alden #8 captoe boot - feb 09 delivery.

    just sold my cigar chukkas.

    i second the pic of all of them together. epic
     


  14. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    4 pairs

    Vass widsor, alt wien, Dieta & BOP
     


  15. JayJay

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    You should take a pic, JayJay. Would love to see the herd.


    I may try to do so over the holidays.
     


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