Shoe Damage Report & Shoe P0rn Central - Part II

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Oyaji, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. rebel222

    rebel222 Senior member

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    Moo,

    You've been stepping it up lately. However, almost all of your recent posts are on my "never buy" list. I can appreciate the quality, but not the styling. To each his own.
     


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  3. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Those look great.

    Thank you!

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    You know, I was secretly hoping they would not fit so that A) I wouldn't have to keep these on the books and B) you could get to wear them. Alas, they are incredibly comfortable.

    Does anyone know if G&G (these are my first pair) does something different with their construction? These feel almost as if they have a Nike Air cushioning system in them. I have never felt this in any other shoes (Alden, Vass, Lobb, etc.)

    lookin' good moo... i love me some shoe drama

    Thank you. [​IMG]

    Moo,

    You've been stepping it up lately. However, almost all of your recent posts are on my "never buy" list. I can appreciate the quality, but not the styling. To each his own.


    Thanks, and you are right. [​IMG]

    Just dipping my foot into the "higher end" shoe pool where I can on a budget. [​IMG]
     


  4. Son Of Saphir

    Son Of Saphir Senior member

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    Just dipping my foot into the "higher end" shoe pool where I can on a budget. [​IMG]
    Mr moo step up to big time now.
    He shoe addict.
    He mean business now.
    Me proud of Mr moo,
    he very good. [​IMG]
     


  5. Cravate_Noire

    Cravate_Noire Senior member

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    I think this is one of my favourite G&Gs, I was inspired to get something similar in a bespoke version.
     


  6. Xiaogou

    Xiaogou Senior member

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    Does anyone know if G&G (these are my first pair) does something different with their construction? These feel almost as if they have a Nike Air cushioning system in them. I have never felt this in any other shoes (Alden, Vass, Lobb, etc.)


    Totally agree with you. I love the Lobb 7000 last as it can accommodate 3 various orthotics that I rotate between. My G&Gs are superior in terms of comfort. After an hour of wearing them I dont even notice them.

    Just dipping my foot into the "higher end" shoe pool where I can on a budget. [​IMG]

    What's a budget? [​IMG]
     


  7. banis

    banis Senior member

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    The number indicates the base size of the raw last from which the bespoke last is then made, about all bespoke shoe makers use them with very very few exceptions and it's how bespoke works.
    I think in one of the photos on the Delos website you can see how he works on a large block of wood (I dont see any benefits from carving and shaping a cubic block compared to carving and shaping something that requires a bit less of carpenter work).
    I think Bengal Stripe can educate us here better than I though.
    Ugolini makes only bespoke, there was no last or something to try on, it was made according to my instructions/imaginations.
    The modification of rtw lasts is often quite limited, Saint Crispin's for example does it on request, but only at the instep and toebox and of course they wont do anything with the shape...



    Btw. I know bespoke clients who want to see a 41 on their lasts because they are convinced that it's their size.
    Shoe maker has to order whatever raw last he needs (it's 2 sizes different or so) for that client with a stamped 41. Point.

    Thanks for explanations.
     


  8. fritzl

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    Just dipping my foot into the "higher end" shoe pool where I can on a budget. [​IMG]

    the most surprising roller coaster ride on here [​IMG]
     


  9. Pliny

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    Picked these up off of Fstyles and added a bit of amateur antiquing to them.

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    Hey nice job - not a big loafer fan but that's a great style. Weston's ?
    and what are the deets on the antiquing please?
     


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    Pliny Senior member

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    NORE are these on the 82? [​IMG] fantastic proportions - love the shape, long but not crazy or pointy
     


  11. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Does anyone know if G&G (these are my first pair) does something different with their construction? These feel almost as if they have a Nike Air cushioning system in them. I have never felt this in any other shoes (Alden, Vass, Lobb, etc.)


    G&G x Nike Air - next level collabo right thurr [​IMG]
     


  12. isshinryu101

    isshinryu101 Senior member

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    Received these in the mail today and just gave them a quick spit-shine. I got them off of B&S a couple weeks ago

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    I Know what these are! Maybe the nicest shell gunboats i've ever seen, and the unique designs are wonderful. Congrats & wear 'em in good health!!!
     


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    Received these in the mail today and just gave them a quick spit-shine. I got them off of B&S a couple weeks ago

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    extremely nice!
     


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    how is the fit and where did you buy these from?
     


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    ThinkDerm Senior member

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    The importance of proper fitting shoe trees!
     


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