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Jovan

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What do you think? They look nice and the leather seems decent enough. Good price. I'm not completely sure about the contrast deerskin and calf.
 
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preface this by saying i know basically nothing about shoes, but i also dont like that deerskin/calf contrast.

To me it looks just mismatched enough to be conspicuous and not mismatched enough to be a feature...kinda like when people buy new navy pants to go with their orphaned navy suit jacket.
 

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Those look beautiful. I'd go ahead and get them, can't beat the price! Post pictures if you do end up getting them.
 

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I'm curious as to the construction... welted, stitched, glued, etc?
 

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Not a fan of the contrast - I vote no.
 

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i bit square in the toe for my liking, but the calf/ deer combo is a great ideer! if they are you thing then get them!
 

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Quite a nice shape. Also not a fan of the contrast, but if you like it - the price represent good value.
 

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I have 4 pair of ankle boots or some variation. You'll get good mileage out of the burgundy / brown. I may be in the minority, but I think a nice sharp polished ankle boot looks good with a suit. Allen Edmonds may have some sleek models at a discount as well and they seem to feel more substantial than the JM's. IMO
 

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I think they're awful
 

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Well, that's your opinion and you're allowed to have it but I don't agree.
 

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Originally Posted by designprofessor
I have 4 pair of ankle boots or some variation. You'll get good mileage out of the burgundy / brown. I may be in the minority, but I think a nice sharp polished ankle boot looks good with a suit. Allen Edmonds may have some sleek models at a discount as well and they seem to feel more substantial than the JM's. IMO
I was going to go for the black, actually.
 

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