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Stop wearing dress shoes (oxfords, brogues, monks) without socks!!!!

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by edmorel, Aug 19, 2009.

  1. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    For a long time I felt without style or grace Wearing shoes with no socks in cold weather
     


  2. ruben

    ruben Senior member

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    I try to not get bothered by other people's clothes, but this is pretty low on my list.
    Jackets with Jeans an narrow lapels bug me more.
     


  3. Luddite

    Luddite Senior member

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    I don't understand this puritanical objection to exposed ankles.

    Also, if the first thing you think of about feet is smell, there's more to worry about than socks.
     


  4. jpb

    jpb Well-Known Member

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    I only wear loafers without socks, but there's no reason your shoes should smell if you wash your feet. None of my shoes smell. Even the Vibram Fivefingers I wear in the gym don't smell.
     


  5. KlezmerBlues

    KlezmerBlues Senior member

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    I wear dress socks without shoes. Is that appropriate?
     


  6. CYstyle

    CYstyle Senior member

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    I wear dress socks without shoes. Is that appropriate?

    Madmen. when they go to coopers office.
     


  7. Kentishman

    Kentishman Senior member

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    What about wearing a dress, shoes and no socks? (I don't BTW [​IMG])
     


  8. emakris

    emakris Senior member

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    I wear dress socks without shoes. Is that appropriate?
    Depends. Do you wear them with office pants? (still trying to figure out what "office pants" is, btw)
     


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    lfl Well-Known Member

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    i don't mind the look but it's too uncomfortable
     


  10. stylesmurf

    stylesmurf Senior member

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    Jackets with Jeans an narrow lapels bug me more.

    Is this really a problem? I was thinking of matching some casual blazers (cotton/linen) with dressy dark jeans (i.e Rag & Bone) for very casual environments where I want to dress up a little bit but not be completely out of place.
     


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    I'm wearing sockless loafers right now, so damn me.
     


  12. oscarthewild

    oscarthewild Senior member

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    I've never understood this myself. What is the point? It looks like hell and it has to be uncomfortable once the leather gets a little damp. I can only imagine the smell after a few days.


    Duhh!
    Them pheromones attract the pretty ones!
     


  13. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant Senior member

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    Very dressy shoe sockless+ very casual pants= me no like
    [​IMG]


    COWARD!!!

    [​IMG]
     


  14. scruff

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    go cockless not sockless.
     


  15. meister

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    I'm doing everyone a big favor, no need to thank me. There is a disturbing trend in WAYWN and in the Sartorialist of men with dress shoes and no socks. Very few shoes look good without socks. Loafers, boat shoes, bucks. Dress shoes are not made to be worn without socks and you do not look good. Because some Japanese dude is copying some idiot in Italy who thinks he is styling wearing a three piece suit, brogues and no socks, does not mean that you have to do it. Sweat in said leather lined shoes is also not a good thing. Please stop wearing sportcoats, suits, the whole nine yards and then go sockless. I repeat, you do not look good. If it's leather and a leather sole, has a heel and you have to lace it, wear some phucking socks.

    Thanks for having the courage to say it loud and proud....
     


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