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Sneakers

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by ernest, Jul 15, 2004.

  1. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    I just purchased my first pair of Pumas in a long time. I looked at the speedcats and some of the other models, but finally settled on a rather unique pair of driving shoes designed by some Japanese guy whose name I have never heard of and can't pronounce. Â They are quite strange looking, but I just couldn't help myself. Â [​IMG] My wife hates them, and I admit that they do look odd, but I rather like them anyway.
     
  2. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    Kai,

    I have seen these before (in person) but, they are WAY to strange looking for my tastes, but if you can pull them off, more power to you.

    Jon.
     
  3. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Kai,

    Those the latest Puma Mihara. I'm not a big fan of the driving shoe look (I like my sneaks to be based on a chunkier running or basketball shoe model), but those are really pretty cool. Cheers.
     
  4. Mike C.

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    (naturlaut @ 17 July 2004, 04:46)
    They're not as comfortable as Tod's peerless bowling shoes or my Reiter Sport trainers, but they also cost a good bit less. For "designer" trainers, they're quite the bargain. They go with a wider variety of things than one would think, too.
    I, too, am a great fan of Reiter's trainers. Â Since they are not a 'famous' 'brand', they are quite inexpensive too.
    I would love to be able to locate a pair of these: http://www.10001designerclothing.com/acatalo....oes.jpg Any ideas?
    Those are the ones I have, except they are tan suede with a orange stripe. I had to call the Reiter store in Vienna directly and order them. I paid USD230 with shipping. It will be a bit more now due to the exchange rate. They are GREAT shoes though. If anyone else knows where to get them, I'd pick up a second pair.
     
  5. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    "P.S. I know this is not the same color but it is the last fashion in Paris to wear different one on each foot."

    Quoi?

    I'm trying to picture this and...LOL. HAHAHAHA.

    I'm sorry, but that's just silly. Why would you think anyone looks good with two different colored shoes on? Might as well have two different pair of socks on.

    While I like the Pumas (a lot), I think French fashion just took a turn for the worse if this is what people are wearing.

    Jon.
     
  6. AJL

    AJL Senior member

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    (AJL @ 18 July 2004, 12:16)
    They're not as comfortable as Tod's peerless bowling shoes or my Reiter Sport trainers, but they also cost a good bit less. For "designer" trainers, they're quite the bargain. They go with a wider variety of things than one would think, too.
    I, too, am a great fan of Reiter's trainers. Â Since they are not a 'famous' 'brand', they are quite inexpensive too.

    I would love to be able to locate a pair of these: http://www.10001designerclothing.com/acatalo....oes.jpg Any ideas?
    Those are the ones I have, except they are tan suede with a orange stripe. I had to call the Reiter store in Vienna directly and order them. I paid USD230 with shipping. It will be a bit more now due to the exchange rate. They are GREAT shoes though. Â If anyone else knows where to get them, I'd pick up a second pair.
    Mike C.-- How is the fit on these shoes, and what is the sizing translation to US? Is the arch support fairly decent? Also, do you happen to have Reiter phone # kicking around (sure I could find it, just lazy...)? I really like the look of these shoes, and your color combination also sounds excellent--I think I may have seen it a while back on Yoox. Alas, nothing in my size. Thanks in advance, Andrew JL
     
  7. ernest

    ernest Senior member

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    why noy wearing 2 different shoes? it is very fun.
     
  8. VMan

    VMan Senior member

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    (imageWIS @ 19 July 2004, 09:37) "P.S. I know this is not the same color but it is the last fashion in Paris to wear different one on each foot." Quoi? I'm trying to picture this and...LOL. HAHAHAHA. I'm sorry, but that's just silly. Why would you think anyone looks good with two different colored shoes on? Might as well have two different pair of socks on. While I like the Pumas (a lot), I think French fashion just took a turn for the worse if this is what people are wearing. Â Jon.
    why noy wearing 2 different shoes? it is very fun.
    I could see it now... ...Antiqued cognac Lobb on one foot, a retro white and green trimmed Puma on the other.
     
  9. ernest

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    Please not, cognac is for country.
     
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    what a big deal. restaurant?... vety impressive.


    acloolic?
     
  13. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    (kalra2411 @ 20 July 2004, 05:56) goes to restaurants and bars in the westend, drinks whiskey, martinis, or champagne.
    what a big deal. restaurant?... vety impressive. acloolic?
    Not the fact of being impressive, simply the fact of what the average person in London does compared to the person from the country.
     
  14. ernest

    ernest Senior member

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    goes to restaurants and bars in the westend, drinks whiskey, martinis, or champagne.
    what a big deal. restaurant?... vety impressive. acloolic?
    Not the fact of being impressive, simply the fact of what the average person in London does compared to the person from the country.
    here is your problem = your are an average person, a social clone who only makes like everybody because of a lack of personality.
     
  15. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    (kalra2411 @ 20 July 2004, 06:09)
    goes to restaurants and bars in the westend, drinks whiskey, martinis, or champagne.
    what a big deal. restaurant?... vety impressive. acloolic?

    Not the fact of being impressive, simply the fact of what the average person in London does compared to the person from the country.
    here is your problem = your are an average person, a social clone who only makes like everybody because of a lack of personality.
    Lack of personality, I must say you may be right, that is the way of the people in Cities, there is very little individuality, and for a reason, because that it what looks good, two different shoes do not look good. So tell me, you live on a farm yes/no? Simple question - just answer it, do not ramble.
     
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    I must say you may be right, that is the way of the people in Cities, there is very little individuality, and for a reason, because that it what looks good, two different shoes do not look good.

    So tell me, you live on a farm yes/no? Simple question - just answer it, do not ramble.[/quote]
    Instead of bying ridiculious watch better buy you a personality.
     
  17. kalra2411

    kalra2411 Senior member

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    (kalra2411 @ 20 July 2004, 06:16) acloolic?
    I must say you may be right, that is the way of the people in Cities, there is very little individuality, and for a reason, because that it what looks good, two different shoes do not look good. So tell me, you live on a farm yes/no? Simple question - just answer it, do not ramble.
    Instead of bying ridiculious watch better buy you a personality.[/quote] How much? To be a farmer?
     
  18. ernest

    ernest Senior member

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    (ernest @ 20 July 2004, 2:21)
    acloolic?
    I must say you may be right, that is the way of the people in Cities, there is very little individuality, and for a reason, because that it what looks good, two different shoes do not look good. So tell me, you live on a farm yes/no? Simple question - just answer it, do not ramble.
    Instead of bying ridiculious watch better buy you a personality.
    How much? To be a farmer?[/quote] try on sales, it wil llaways be better than yours. that's what you are with your shoes
     
  19. Looking to improve

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    ImageWIS, Wow, nice ones. If I had but known about them... MtB
     
  20. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    (imageWIS @ 16 July 2004, 06:47) My latest purchase (ok, so I am wearing them as I type this): [​IMG] Jon.
    ImageWIS, Wow, nice ones. If I had but known about them... MtB
    I'm probably going to go today and purchase these: [​IMG] What do you think of the color? Jon.
     

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