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Everywhere is sold out of Merz Schwanen S72 grey wool socks (the grey S73s shrink too much). Any similar alternatives?
 

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I like these beefy soles but I'm waffling on the style. I was initially leaning toward the plain penny (pic 3 in the IG link) but think the heavy sole might look more balanced with something on top, like the tassel (pic 2 in the IG link). Any thoughts?


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I like these beefy soles but I'm waffling on the style. I was initially leaning toward the plain penny (pic 3 in the IG link) but think the heavy sole might look more balanced with something on top, like the tassel (pic 2 in the IG link). Any thoughts?


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The tassle ones are the only one of the three that just don't make sense to me. I like the first and third though.
 

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Christmas is around the corner, but my social anxiety is already getting worked up thinking about my extended family asking me when I’m planning to have kids.

I’d like to get ahead of the conversation by bringing my judgement into question.

I was thinking a Balenciaga hoodie could do the trick, but perhaps too modest. Another option could be some ostentatious leather pants, but I’m afraid they’d think they’re from Zara and my squandered finances would be in vain. I have a Code Red maneuver in case of an absolute emergency, which I’ve dubbed “Now we know why he defaulted on his student loans”, but this can only be exercised in the most extreme of circumstances.

Open to suggestions.
 

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Thoughts on these boots? I like the idea of a black roughout chelsea, but not entirely sure what I think of the sole. I don’t necessarily hate it, and may actually like it - more ambivalent, I guess. Looks a bit to me like a Rick Owens vibe, or what I imagine when I think Rick Owens, which is likely entirely off-base, and just something I never totally vibed with. But the difference may just be a bit exciting. Try them out or pass?
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Thoughts on these boots? I like the idea of a black roughout chelsea, but not entirely sure what I think of the sole. I don’t necessarily hate it, and may actually like it - more ambivalent, I guess. Looks a bit to me like a Rick Owens vibe, or what I imagine when I think Rick Owens, which is likely entirely off-base, and just something I never totally vibed with. But the difference may just be a bit exciting. Try them out or pass?
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I would prefer a slender version, I feel that its sole would limit their usage to very casual fits. On the same line of black mate suede, you could consider the Wolverine BLVD, which are on sale, at a very reasonable price.


 

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