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Random Fashion Thoughts (Part 3: Style farmer strikes back) - our general discussion thread

gardenvariety

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Hi everyone,

Im looking for a water resistant sneaker and if anyone here have recommendations on what worked for them? I’m into the classic tennis shoe silhouette so nothing super chunky.

or is too oxymoronic to ask?
Didn't they make goretex stan smiths?

My friend has some of the goretex chucks and likes them
 

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Thanks, all. I do have some hiking boots which are great for strong downpours, but for drizzly days or just slick commute around town, flat sneakers aren't sufficient.

I'll take a look at some GORE-TEX collaborations and see where it takes me.
 

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I've had a pair of waterproof leather chuck hightops from a couple of seasons ago that have served me very well. Very waterproof, neoprene inner boot, tongue gusset, and look pretty normal. A quick look for a link and it looks like it's discontinued. The utility line they have looks fairly similar but beefed up a bit. I can't comment on the performance. The old one's leather was backed and did amazing with wet conditions and the gusset worked. Too bad they are gone. I would 100% rebuy one... looks like I'll be on the hunt too.
 

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I have a pair of Moonstar All Weather high tops that I like. They're rubberized and thus waterproof, at least at the bottom. They are kind of goofy looking, but I think go well with slightly offbeat workwear brands such as Engineered Garments. They can also be worn with some CM type stuff, so long as you're not doing a sport coat. Drake's used to sell them and I think they go well with their look. They come in a bunch of colors, but here's white and green

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Kal Varnsen

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Thanks, all. I do have some hiking boots which are great for strong downpours, but for drizzly days or just slick commute around town, flat sneakers aren't sufficient.

I'll take a look at some GORE-TEX collaborations and see where it takes me.
How about water resistant? Muji makes them, although I don't know anything else beside that.

 

e0d9n0b5

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muji sneakers are great. don't think they're especially good in water or anything, but it rains plenty here and i still wear em.
 

Reginald Bartholomew

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How about water resistant? Muji makes them, although I don't know anything else beside that.

The Muji sneakers aren't that water resistant, in my experience. I didn't notice them being particularly better in a drizzle than my Chucks. Pretty comfy and and decent to walk around in, though. I like their knit ones for summer.
 

OccultaVexillum

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I still love mine, and was wearing them a few days ago before it started to get too cold here. Whatever happened to Snowman?
yeah I still wear mine a lot which is why I’m always looking for a back up pair. I wish Dan still made clothes in some capacity.
 

Racing Green

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Hi everyone,

Im looking for a water resistant sneaker and if anyone here have recommendations on what worked for them? I’m into the classic tennis shoe silhouette so nothing super chunky.

or is too oxymoronic to ask?
Gore-Tex Stan Smiths. I got a pair last winter and they worked a treat. Love them.
 

peachfuzzmcgee

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Never did quite like Mayhem. Even less now that hipsters seem to think that black metal is cool.
Black Metal has always been a hipster genre, and I can’t be convinced otherwise. If by hipster we mean a bunch of music nerds into underground whatever, I don’t think that has ever changed.

also Varg is an absolute piece of shit.
 

Superb0bo

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"Mysteriis.." is a complete classic, but Mayhem were never my favorites either. Always partial to Burzum and Satyricon (from the norse second wave).
 

Superb0bo

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Black Metal has always been a hipster genre, and I can’t be convinced otherwise. If by hipster we mean a bunch of music nerds into underground whatever, I don’t think that has ever changed.

also Varg is an absolute piece of shit.
This is complete nonsense, you have no idea what you are talking about.

edit: if you with hipster mean "elitist", sure.
 

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