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Shoe Damage Report & Shoe P0rn Central - Part II

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

  1. JayJay

    JayJay Stylish Dinosaur

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    +1. Love these two pairs. Proportions are perfect.

    +2. They both seem to be substantial but don't have the heavy look that I associate with Alden double-soled shoes.
     


  2. aj_del

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    I am not really a fan of black shoes but these are ridiculously good looking. I wish EG was within my pay grade. Picture is from blog.leffot.com [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    just found these at my returns store in perfect condition. quite a beautiful color for a brand ive never bought anything from. thanks for giving them a name big bris
     


  4. ManofKent

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    These might be the best 2 pairs of Vass I've ever seen. WANT.

    + whatever
     


  5. ManofKent

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    Not great photos but they'll have to do.

    Trickers I picked up in a local charity (thrift) shop at the weekend, probably only worn a couple of times from the condition. I wasn't going to say no for £6 and the price of a pair of laces.

    No idea of age or model - if there are any Trickers experts I can post the codes written on the inside - not sure which are the model and which are the last.

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  6. Reevolving

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    These must be on the "Lechter" last? Wow, almost as ugly as those CG/C&J loafers with the green ribbon.... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


  7. HORNS

    HORNS Stylish Dinosaur

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    I've never been a fan of Alden, but these are purchase-worthy for sure!

    My only issue is the sole treatment, like someone else said. I wish they would have smoothed out the leather on the sole edges more, so they wouldn't look as rough and raw. Since the double sole is such a higher percentage of the shoe that you do see, compared to single soled, it needs to be smoother and more refined. It wouldn't be as big a deal if the upper was Scotch grain, but it certainly does with shell.
    My opinion, of course. Awesome shoes, regardless!
     


  8. HORNS

    HORNS Stylish Dinosaur

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    My first English made shoes.. Joseph Cheaney for Lane Crawford. I was supposed to buy c&j westbourne but I need a pair of dark brown captoes. Hope I made the right decision. What can you say about the quality of these shoes?

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    Wow, these are lovely. Great overall shape and the color is perfect.
     


  9. Wes Bourne

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    My only issue is the sole treatment, like someone else said. I wish they would have smoothed out the leather on the sole edges more, so they wouldn't look as rough and raw. Since the double sole is such a higher percentage of the shoe that you do see, compared to single soled, it needs to be smoother and more refined. It wouldn't be as big a deal if the upper was Scotch grain, but it certainly does with shell.
    My opinion, of course. Awesome shoes, regardless!


    I believe these are crepe soles, not leather, hence the rough and raw look of the sole edges.
     


  10. onix

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    These must be on the "Lechter" last? Wow, almost as ugly as those CG/C&J loafers with the green ribbon....
    First time seeing shoes with laces? or is it because they're wholecuts?
     


  11. HORNS

    HORNS Stylish Dinosaur

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    I believe these are crepe soles, not leather, hence the rough and raw look of the sole edges.

    Well that makes sense.
     


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    Fedex showed up very early today. [​IMG]
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    Wow, these are incredible. [​IMG] I really like that sole too. When I first tried it I was concerned it would wear down too quickly but that has not been the case at all and it is very comfortable.
     


  13. HRoi

    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    i must have these.
     


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    I am not really a fan of black shoes but these are ridiculously good looking. I wish EG was within my pay grade.

    Picture is from blog.leffot.com

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    What would people think of pebble grain in the above? I'm looking for a more casual shoe to go with jeans. Does pebble work with the Westminster? Any ideas how to make them more casual? Double sole?

    Edit: also does anyone know of a thread I can bounce shoe ideas around?
     


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    What would people think of pebble grain in the above? I'm looking for a more casual shoe to go with jeans. Does pebble work with the Westminster? Any ideas how to make them more casual? Double sole?

    Edit: also does anyone know of a thread I can bounce shoe ideas around?



    You mean like these?

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