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The Boat Shoe/Related Shoes Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by lemmywinks, Feb 28, 2010.

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    Anyone watch "How to make it in America" tonight? If so, did you see the boat shoes the store owner was rockin? Hilarious!
     


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    [​IMG]

    Nice. What are they?
     


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    Second. I never break my topsiders out until I can wear them comfortably without socks (read: temp is high enough). A friend of mine, however wears them throughout the winter [​IMG]

    I try not to say this more than a few times a year, so as not to be tedious: the notion of wearing shoes without socks really freaks me out. Your foot just rubs around on the inside, without a soft, comfortable cotton covering. It's like... I don't know, like wearing a denim jacket without a shirt under it or something.
     


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    I try not to say this more than a few times a year, so as not to be tedious: the notion of wearing shoes without socks really freaks me out. Your foot just rubs around on the inside, without a soft, comfortable cotton covering. It's like... I don't know, like wearing a denim jacket without a shirt under it or something.

    Different strokes, man. I think that wearing topsiders with socks, esp. when you're wearing shorts, just looks foolish. I don't find it uncomfortable at all [​IMG]
     


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    Original brown leather topsiders, and BoO Black topsiders.

    Considering replacing the laces with safety pins in the originals.
     


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    which boat shoes look the best with shorts? I think the lower/sleeker the profile, the better they will probably look with shorts, but what do you guys think are the most versatile colors for wearing in the summer?
     


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    probably will still wear the same navy pair i've beaten into the ground the past 3 years. Still in great shape with no rips, tears or any signs of falling apart. Kudos to sperry for that considering how badly i've beaten these up
     


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    brown/burgundy ish timberland (very nice quality leatherz)
    bean blucher mocs´
    bean camp mocs

    is where im at. Wouldnt minde some crazy red shoes either, but bland brown is easy.
     


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    these blue suede sperry's caught my eye but I have a feeling that suede & boat shoe has some functional distortion I just love the red sole wit da blue suede [​IMG]
     


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    just kopped grey version of those ^, not to worried about the suede, they aren't dress shoes just beat them up abit.
     


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    the shah Persian Bro #2 and enabler-in-chief

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    these blue suede sperry's caught my eye but I have a feeling that suede & boat shoe has some functional distortion I just love the red sole wit da blue suede [​IMG]
    [​IMG] probably better put together and you won't have such a dilema either
     


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