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Should I or shouldn't I buy... (clothing item)?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by kronik, Jun 25, 2008.

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  1. g transistor

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    I'd skip completely in that case, nothing worse than looking down at an okay version of what you actually want. [​IMG]

    That is true as well but it depends if you can live with the difference.
    I mean sure I'd want an oiled calf stooges but if a lamb version comes along at a good price, I'd have no regret getting it at all.
     


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    That is true as well but it depends if you can live with the difference.
    I mean sure I'd want an oiled calf stooges but if a lamb version comes along at a good price, I'd have no regret getting it at all.


    Yeah, personal preferance but I know what I'd do. I want a pair of the black distressed in 41. [​IMG]
     


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    Yeah, personal preferance but I know what I'd do. I want a pair of the black distressed in 41. [​IMG]

    I think thats SQs size, go hunt him down for em. You have a better chance of getting them that way than waiting for a used pair to go on sale. [​IMG]
     


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    I think thats SQs size, go hunt him down for em. You have a better chance of getting them that way than waiting for a used pair to go on sale. [​IMG]

    Don't even know who he is. [​IMG]

    I saw a pair on B+S in that size listed as IC, PM'd seller for ballpark range. Answer - I was really hoping for around $1000. [​IMG]

    Kopping power is pretty low since I picked up my Velcro hi's anyways.

    Is there a difference between the mens and womens His?
     


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    SQ said there are very minor differences, but my girlfriend has the tech hi greens and they just look like smaller versions of my blacks. Admittedly I didn't look very closely
     


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    SQ said there are very minor differences, but my girlfriend has the tech hi greens and they just look like smaller versions of my blacks. Admittedly I didn't look very closely

    Look closer and let me know [​IMG]

    If they're the same I can get the taupe or black ones in a 41, not for cheap though but it's nice to know I can source them.
     


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    SQ said there are very minor differences, but my girlfriend has the tech hi greens and they just look like smaller versions of my blacks. Admittedly I didn't look very closely

    The main difference is the material so look and feel-wise are pretty different. The tech/cf material is pretty obvious and makes the shoe look "clean" while the distressed has a bit more edginess, almost like a DBSS like quality. Here's SQ's pair:
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    Pretty big difference already from the regular smooth leather/patent version:
    [​IMG]
     


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    I was talking about the differences in women's and men's, not techs vs distressed
     


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    The main difference is the material so look and feel-wise are pretty different. The tech/cf material is pretty obvious and makes the shoe look "clean" while the distressed has a bit more edginess, almost like a DBSS like quality. Here's SQ's pair:
    [​IMG]
    [/IMG]


    See, those look like these:

    http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/038B52550002.htm
     


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    I was talking about the differences in women's and men's, not techs vs distressed

    [​IMG]
    never mind then.
     


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    See, those look like these:

    http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/038B52550002.htm


    They're look different because of the material. Look at the close up view, the material is textured leather not distressed. The windows on the mid-part of the shoes are also mesh/netted material, SQ's is pure leather. These are details that are much more noticeable in person.
     


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    They're look different because of the material. Look at the close up view, the material is textured leather not distressed. The windows on the mid-part of the shoes are also mesh/netted material, SQ's is pure leather. These are details that are much more noticeable in person.

    Thanks for the reply man, small picture and my defective eyes don't help.
     


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    See, those look like these:

    http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/038B52550002.htm


    Those aren't the distressed though. There's that version, the smooth leather + patent that RFX posted, then there's also the tech version which is basically the one RFX posted but the patent parts of shoe has hatching (like the ones you posted).

    I don't think you can get distressed anywhere anymore. There are small differences/colors in the available high tops every year.
     


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    Here's a giant pic of the pair you posted, you can see the details easily and how the the textured leather looks like canvas.
    [​IMG]
    Those aren't the distressed though. There's that version, the smooth leather + patent that RFX posted, then there's also the tech version which is basically the one RFX posted but the patent parts of shoe has hatching (like the ones you posted).
    I know I have a pic of the tech hi's somewhere, I just can't find it right now.
     


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