Split-toe monks: love, hate, indifferent?

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  1. woolymammoth

    woolymammoth Senior member

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    Split toe shoes of any type are not my style. Camel toe on the other hand...
     
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    ^^ Indifferent towards those two models above, but love this Alden ravello shell NST

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    The double is pretty cool - I think that Lobb got the formal / informal balance right.
     
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    Sorry, ugly to me.
    +1. I'm not a fan.
     
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    Split toe shoes of any type are not my style. Camel toe on the other hand...

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    I don't like monks much to begin with. Also not typically a huge split-toe fan, though I do own a pair I think are serviceable. Together, they don't work for me very well at all.

    I will say that the Lobbs pictured don't look bad, but it's the last speaking to me, not the split toe.
     
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    I don't like split-toe shoes in general but the monks are better than derbies.
     
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    [​IMG] Split toe is front butt for shoes.
     
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    +1. I'm not a fan.

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    I used to like split toes, but cant get with it any more. Monks I have never gotten. I see some that I think look good, but only to look at, not to wear.
     
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    The word "abomination" comes to mind.
     
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    Monks I have never gotten. I see some that I think look good, but only to look at, not to wear.

    That's interesting. I never thought about it like that before. I find myself captivated with looking at pics of monks and double monks but I can't possibly see myself wearing them. Maybe I haven't found the right pair yet...
     

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