Spectator Porn

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. meister

    meister Senior member

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    Not mine, but great looking Brooks Brothers spectator double monks

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    This just goes to show how bad the BB photos are on their website. If they had looked this good I would have bought a pair on sale.
     
  2. PhiloVance

    PhiloVance Senior member

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    I'm on the fence as to purchasing these:

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    are these still on the BB website? Don't see 'em anywhere . . .
     
  3. Michael Ay329

    Michael Ay329 Senior member

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    Not mine, but great looking Brooks Brothers spectator double monks

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    I can't decide if I like these BB monks. Its nice and busy...the way I like it...but its a bit overwhelming
     
  4. Michael Ay329

    Michael Ay329 Senior member

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    Thanks for posting...I don't like how this shoe came out...the brogueing and gimping on the sides of the shoe just don't blend in well when transitioning from one color to another
     
  5. the.chikor

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    Wunderbar!

    A very nice pair of black and white vintage spectators that I bought recently. They appear to be NOS which is nice and highly unusual. They are from the venerable firm of French Shriner and Urner. The "Urner" was dropped in the 1950s so with the bit of a spade sole and all I suspect these may be late 40s more probably early 50s. Size 8.5D (USA).

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    Those are stunning!
     
  6. designprofessor

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    1. Martegani MTO -iron /cognac calf
    2. Gravati -brown white bluchers
    3. Martegani MTO, - cognac and cola suede
    4. Allen Edmonds, tan calf and linen
    5. G&G Astaire
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  7. jobro

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    clockwise from top:

    1. Martegani MTO -iron /cognac calf
    2. Gravati -brown white bluchers
    3. Martegani MTO, - cognac and cola suede
    4. Allen Edmonds, tan calf and linen
    5. G&G Astaire


    AE Ridgefields are my favourite.
     
  8. coolshoes

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    This just goes to show how bad the BB photos are on their website. If they had looked this good I would have bought a pair on sale.
    They looked great IMO on the BB website as well, but they were produced on an incredibly narrow, "pinched toe" last. One of the least comfortable pair of shoes I've ever tried on. Just horrible.
     
  9. greekgeek

    greekgeek Senior member

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    I just picked these up.



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  10. Master Shake

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    I just picked these up.



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    Very nice.
     
  11. Sanguis Mortuum

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    Is that black suede? Brown and black in the same shoe? No thanks...
     
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  13. Sanguis Mortuum

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    There's some awesome C&J spectators on eBay right now, unfortunately way too big for me but if you're size UK10.5 then you're in luck:

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    My first pair of new AEs. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    My first pair of new AEs.

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    Lovely shoes, were did you find them.....?

    Adrian
     

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