Santoni Shoe Porn

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Soph, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. Soph

    Soph Senior member

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    quick story .i went with my wife to a dinner ingagement there were several guest.when we entered there was a women across the room just a glance.
    i turned again now shes starting to stare.she looks at me from head to toe.
    now shes staring at my shoes and did not take her eyes off of them.actually
    maybe the shoes were just as beutiful and as shapely as she was.(smile)
    the shoes were my black three eyelet u last vass. the moral to the story is donot travel far without your vass,s. i still know for a fact MR SANTONI puts
    his heartinto his shoe without a doubt. his limited editions come out onl few pair a year and there becoming more limited and later in presentation each year . due to he,s getting older.every one likes what they like different shoes for different occasions. and ihave this three eyelet indark congac also.
    from our mutual freind


    ===== That friend even got me a great Borrelli grey suit. He's the man!
     
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    lutfa Senior member

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    hows about two for the road. on the house ok three
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  3. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    okay, as a santoni fan, i was sold by the vass on the u last. thing is, where can i get some?
     
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    That is actually a perfect description of why I do not like Santoni. A shoe made in the style of Santoni needs to look like it is an artisanal product. It needs to show the love somebody put inot making it. Santoni shows none of this.
    I feel the same about Santoni shoes as Matt, Z and Andre - their attraction seems entirely superficial, no depth, no soul. Andre hit the nail on the head. There's one feature that I consider rather off-putting as well. What's these machine printed numbers on the lining? Machine printed numbers "fatte a mano"? DOH? They maybe have been hacked "a mano" into the computer that controls the printer. And what's with that fake handwriting logo? These shoes simply don't feel as if they are for real.
     
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    I like some of the Santoni models but some of these above are quite garish.
     
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    You know what I'm gonna remove these and start my own thread. Too much credit for the OP

    grrr
     
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    acidboy Senior member

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    special flower on aisle 4
     
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    I feel the same about Santoni shoes as Matt, Z and Andre - their attraction seems entirely superficial, no depth, no soul. Andre hit the nail on the head.

    There's one feature that I consider rather off-putting as well. What's these machine printed numbers on the lining? Machine printed numbers "fatte a mano"? DOH? They maybe have been hacked "a mano" into the computer that controls the printer.

    And what's with that fake handwriting logo?

    These shoes simply don't feel as if they are for real.


    They seem to be a caricature of everything that can go wrong with Italian Design.
    To me the shoes are theatrical, excessive, exaggerated in their "style"and overly antiqued.
    For an example of the many Italian vendors which produce elegant, tasteful footwear,
    Marini in Rome is a good place to start:

    http://cobblersweb.style.coocan.jp/b...6/g.marini.htm

    The same site has others of the same caliber
     
  12. GuidoWongolini

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    My only pair..
    - like em, but too sharp for me..
    - only plan to break them out for cocktails not beers

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  13. mr monty

    mr monty Senior member

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    For some nice Santoni shoes, go back a couple of years. Too many of the current models have "ugly" toes [​IMG]

    older model
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    Santoni do make some more British-looking shoes, and I like those--excellent leather. But I really dislike pointy Italian shoes.
     
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    [...] theatrical, excessive, exaggerated in their "style"and overly antiqued.[...]

    Not all of them, I think.

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    After about a year (and after placing steel tips):

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