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How do I stop buying new clothes and bags and other unnecessary things that relate to my attire? This is really getting out of hand lol.
the only people who know the answer no longer post on SF. or maybe the answer is to leave this place
 

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This one looks similar
Thanks! I meant the style more generally. What would one search to find that type of slim belt with that type of buckle?

I actually just placed an order with Rubato.
 

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Where might I locate other belts in this style?

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Not the same, but quite similar:


 

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I've been looking at Anderson's on Mr. Porter, and a lot of them are similar to what you posted. No experience, so I can't speak to the quality, but they seem reputable.
They are known for their braided stretch leather belts, which are good quality. I have one that's holding up after about 5 years. I've had mixed success with their other offerings.

Not the same, but quite similar:


The Soho in 1" width is in fact the style I'm going for. I've ordered two. We'll see if they fit.

Thanks!
 

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@whorishconsumer Ive detected a change in your obsessions/buying pattern. Are we seeing a move from strictly Japanese repro (or strictly RMC) to CM casual?
 

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I'm looking for a classic but a bit chunkier black derbies and some obvious choices so far are dr martens, solovair and red wing postmans - also really liked evan kinori x trickers but feel the price is too high. Anyone can comment on any of these or recommend other options?
 

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I'm looking for a classic but a bit chunkier black derbies and some obvious choices so far are dr martens, solovair and red wing postmans - also really liked evan kinori x trickers but feel the price is too high. Anyone can comment on any of these or recommend other options?
Raf Simons
 

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I'm looking for a classic but a bit chunkier black derbies and some obvious choices so far are dr martens, solovair and red wing postmans - also really liked evan kinori x trickers but feel the price is too high. Anyone can comment on any of these or recommend other options?
Paraboot Arles, Chambord (moc-toe), Avignon (split-toe), or Michael (tyrolean moc-toe-ish).
 

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I'm looking for a classic but a bit chunkier black derbies and some obvious choices so far are dr martens, solovair and red wing postmans - also really liked evan kinori x trickers but feel the price is too high. Anyone can comment on any of these or recommend other options?
I think Raf Simons were popular on here for a while. I bought a pair and felt the quality didn't live up to the price, but that's true of almost all designer-label shoes. I assume you can find them on the second-hand market. Grained leather will be likely better than smooth since designers tend to use polished/ corrected grain leather.

IIRC, Trickers' Roberts was also popular, but they are also often made from corrected grain leather.

FWIW, I bought mine to wear with loose topcoats and chunky sweaters, and over time, I just found myself reaching for black Blundstones. The style is similar in vibe, if not exact shape, as many of these chunky black derby options.
 

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Paraboot Arles, Chambord (moc-toe), Avignon (split-toe), or Michael (tyrolean moc-toe-ish).

None of these are "classic derby" styles. I like paraboot a lot but I can't see how these would fit.

@MGoCrimson showed us the Heschung Orme which look great.

Like OP said there's Docs and there are plenty of "nicer" variations.

I personally really like the C&J Lanark 3:

Trickers x EK are just a base model with a bit of a markup but you can find the woodstock or robert derby for good prices around as well.
 
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