Shoe Damage Report & Shoe P0rn Central - Part II

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

  1. hikari013

    hikari013 Senior member

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    I feel less bad about the 7~8 pairs I bought last year...
     


  2. PipersSon

    PipersSon Senior member

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    Well phuck me ragged with a baseball bat....

    NAMOR, as a fellow lover of boots (minor, minor league), I'll just cut to the chase buy your favorites.

    That means (wots left)

    • Alden Black Shell Captoe Boot Grant Last


    • Raf Simons Lace-Up


    • Alden Ravello Wingtip Boot
     


  3. isshinryu101

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    I Freaking LOVE IT! When you can sell as well, it opens up a whole new world of Shoe Addiction. Very nice collection as well. You'll be back for more in 2012 I'm sure...
     


  4. Gdot

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    OMFG - I count about 30 pairs that you kept. That's a lot for one year for a working man.
    Thank you proving to me that I'm not so addicted as others. (I think I'll be at about 20 this year - but haven't counted exactly.)

    You've bought some seriously good stuff in there, by the way.
     
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  5. makewayhomer

    makewayhomer Senior member

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    Namor is like the drunkest guy at the party, the guy you're so thankful is around b/c nobody notices how bombed you are.

    (and I mean that in the best way, great selections!!)
     
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  6. mr monty

    mr monty Senior member

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    What did you wear before 2011?
     


  7. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    Damn, Namor. You hit a home run this year!! I want 1/10 of what you purchased.
     


  8. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    based on the shoes in your rotation, your estimated time table is on the low side and i would project 99 years
     


  9. Gdot

    Gdot Senior member

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    Wha oh! Uncle Mac has run the numbers!

    Namor, you better start working on perfect nutrition and healthcare now if you intend to outlast your shoes!

    :D

    (of course we realize you will sell most of them and replace them with new toys long before then)
     


  10. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

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    thanks guys. This is what I wore in 2010:

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    Pair of Gordon Rush laceups I purchased in college. I remember thinking $125 was too expensive for shoes. Earlier this year I gave them away to friend who is in college and he thinks they are amazing. Good for him. :thumbs-up:
     


  11. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    you have demonstrated a very important trait that it is better to give then receive
     


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    Thank you DWF II, son of saphir and isshinryu101 for clearing up the questions.
    I had my doubts about the hand-stitched GY construction. I believe as you all have described it's a marketing euphemism to jazz up the use of gemming.

    Feit has more than just sneakers btw, they produce a line of lace-to-toe hiker boots as well.

    I had no knowledge of stitchdown versus norvegese previously but it's quite clear now.
    I'm afraid most people (as I was) are taken/confused by the spin and believe the associations of quality and artisan workmanship when the term 'handswen goodyear welt' comes up.


    Cheers.
     


  14. Sixth_Sense

    Sixth_Sense Senior member

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    Jesus Christ
     


  15. Son Of Saphir

    Son Of Saphir Senior member

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    Me glad you get addicted. :fistbump:
    The gordon rush look very very bad and very very sad :violin:
     


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