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Shoe Damage Report & Shoe P0rn Central - Part II

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

  1. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    thank you
     


  2. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    color 8 lhs
    argyles otc
     


  3. NAMOR

    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    :fu:

    that which has been seen cannot be unseen. I must now find myself a pair in UK11.5
     


  4. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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    and these are one of the worst.
     


  5. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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    suede uptop better than light/different colored calf uptop.
     


  6. Pliny

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    Vass Budapester Oxford Shoe single sole Italian Polish

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    [​IMG]below for real? kid's a prodigy
     
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  7. NAMOR

    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    ^ my initial reaction:
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  8. Gdot

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    Pliny,

    The Vass are SCCCCHHHHHHHWWWWWEEEEEEEEETTTTTT!
     


  9. isshinryu101

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    Another day of Crappy Weather here in New Jersey. I don't know about "global warming", but the weather patterns have sure changed in NJ over the past decade. As my wife has joked me about the growing shoe collection (which had remained steady at 30 pairs, but has since grown), I have responded by explaining the necessity of "Bad Weather Shoes". Of course I've got the requisite Timberlands for big snow days, but what about the rest of the rainy, slushy crap days that'll ruin your favorite pair of calfskin oxfords???

    Discovered these on the "Cool shoes, etc" thread. I paid probably 2x what I would've paid if it hadn't been listed there (as I'm convinced it was between me and a fellow SF'er in the bidding), but can't complain because they've worked out bigtime.

    Vintage (1950's) Lotus Pebble Grain Cap Toe Boots...

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    First time I wore them, I was out with my son in the rain & stepped into a mudhole all the way up to the ankle. No leakage, no wetness, dried perfectly & good as new (or at least as good as 60 year-old boots can be). These things are IRON (and the Veldt welt doesn't hurt).
     


  10. earthdragon

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    I do not know if these have been posted already, but they are so tempting. Even with a 30% off coupon I do not dare to buy them, my wife would kill me :embar:
    Edward Green for Hardy Amies Shannon brogue boots from Matches


    Matches UK & how does one come by a -30%?
     


  11. rabiesinfrance

    rabiesinfrance Senior Member

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    The dog's bollocks.

    It's impossible to buy that quality now. To be honest, I buy vintage boots in preference to modern day equivalents.

    http://www.styleforum.net/t/273863/country-shoe-collection
     


  12. meister

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    What can you say about Vass? They make a great looking shoe.
     


  13. Slewfoot

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    so...friggin...awesome
     


  14. chogall

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    my wallet is happy to know you are a us size 10.
     


  15. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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