Shoe Damage Report & Shoe P0rn Central - Part II

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  1. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    There's something that looks off on these pictures, particularly the guy on the right. It looks like he has tiny feet, probably due to the trousers leg opening being a bit wide for such a sleek and close-cut shoe. The Beaulieu side looks more harmonious.

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    i use the wax closest to the colour of my shoes. yes, over the time they develop some natural patina. i like this...

    I do the same -- I am not fussy about using a darker polish. The LS website mentiones that the effect you see on both pairs were obtained by using lighter and darker polishes as the owners liked -- note that both shoes started with approximately the same color.

    Please post photos of results of "Fosters" experiment when it is completed.
     


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    Those trouser openings are wide !? [​IMG] [​IMG] I thought they were smaller.

    Yes, compared to the size of the feet they look wide - they cover almost all of the laces too. Again, can't quite put my figure on it but something here is off and it makes the guys feet look tiny.
     


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    Yes, compared to the size of the feet they look wide - they cover almost all of the laces too. Again, can't quite put my figure on it but something here is off and it makes the guys feet look tiny.

    Maybe it is just your personal preference -- FWIW, to my eyes the pair on the right looks perfect (and the pair on the right has too small a trouser leg opening).
     


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    Terrible rippling? Have you ever worn a shoe? Leather tends to "crease" over time....

    you're funny. i own about three dozens and i'm hard on them, not only due to my weight, lol. none of them is close to this condition. i'm so sorry to disappoint you...
     


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    Maybe it is just your personal preference
    ya sure that's what it is... they're perfect
     


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    Care to explain why? I see two pairs of shoes well worn and well-cared-for by the owners. The antiquing does not look artificial at all. Here are some better pictures from the LS website: [​IMG][​IMG]
    I have red in MensEx magazine that teenage girls loOOve men in patinated shoes. Is it tlue or false?
     


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    Please post photos of results of "Fosters" experiment when it is completed.

    will do, though it's an ongoing thing.

    there's a before picture in the shoes with character thread, but i'm unable to find them, now.
     


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    Have been rocking teh Vash Budapester lately...the look is growing on me... the quality and comfort are first rate.

    [​IMG]
     


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    I have red in MensEx magazine that teenage girls loOOve men in patinated shoes.
    Is it tlue or false?


    Congrats on the funniest post of the day.
    It may be the monthly winner, but there are yet a few days left.
     


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    Oyaji Senior member

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    I have red in MensEx magazine that teenage girls loOOve men in patinated shoes.
    Is it tlue or false?

    Whateber you lead in MensEx is true.
     


  12. Son Of Saphir

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    I have red in MensEx magazine that teenage girls loOOve men in patinated shoes.
    Is it tlue or false?


    Me believe it.
    Girls love flashy shoe.


    Have been rocking teh Vash Budapester lately...the look is growing on me... the quality and comfort are first rate.

    Perfect! [​IMG]
     


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    Brax, you have my admiration and envy.

    Thanks. That's pretty much all of them except for three more Vass that I have on order and one pair of boots that have not yet been photographed. The boots cost a small fortune but they are worth every penny. The fit is very tight so I can barely stand to walk in them for very long.
     


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    you're funny. i own about three dozens and i'm hard on them, not only due to my weight, lol. none of them is close to this condition. i'm so sorry to disappoint you...

    Me believe you.
    Me have high toe box in some older shoes,
    none look mess like that,
    not even close.
    Symptom of average fit and lesser quality leather could be.
     


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    Thanks. That's pretty much all of them except for three more Vass that I have on order and one pair of boots that have not yet been photographed. The boots cost a small fortune but they are worth every penny. The fit is very tight so I can barely stand to walk in them for very long.

    Brax,

    I'd love to see what the boots look like, been on the fence for a while about vass boots vs EG!

    -Geoff
     


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