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The definitive SF-approved non-baller sneaker thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by lemmywinks, May 27, 2010.

  1. lemmywinks

    lemmywinks Senior member

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    Definitely approved

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    Kind of approved

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    Needs more appreciation

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  2. driveslowk

    driveslowk Senior member

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    I approve of some Supra's.

    Only chuck Hi's.
     
  3. willy cheesesteak

    willy cheesesteak Senior member

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    I think I need to switch out the insoles on my Supergay's. The canvas does feel nice though. My go to this summer: [​IMG] Wouldn't mind a pair of the navy ones or the white ones: [​IMG] Mark McNairy for Pro-Keds.
     
  4. InspectorGadget

    InspectorGadget Active Member

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    rocking beat ass springcourts on lazy summer days
     
  5. JO3B

    JO3B Senior member

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    can we add spring courts to this list? i think i want a pair.
     
  6. stylenoob718

    stylenoob718 Well-Known Member

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    thinking about picking up a pair of these for the summer [​IMG]
     
  7. Blog Marley

    Blog Marley Senior member

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    beat me to starting this thread. For some reason I've been interested in these two:

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  8. XeF4

    XeF4 Senior member

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    [​IMG] dey see me trollan
     
  9. Brood_Star

    Brood_Star Well-Known Member

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    seavees
    pf flyers non-albins (sumfuns, bob cousy all americans, glides)
    spring court
    new vans home skool lo ($90)

    sort-of approved
    keds
    tretorns
     
  10. jet

    jet Senior member

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    great thread idea even though there are two other threads like this

    also good that my thread won't be shit up with plastic garbage
     
  11. XeF4

    XeF4 Senior member

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    great thread idea even though there are two other threads like this

    also good that my thread won't be shit up with plastic garbage


    >implying all sneakers won't one day be garbage

    >your thread


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  12. nicelynice

    nicelynice Senior member

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    crosspost from WAYWT [​IMG] Tough leather, durable sole, been wearing these for two years now
     
  13. snake

    snake Senior member

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    For me, Chucks have been the most uncomfortable shoes I've ever worn.

    Great idea for a thread though, I've been looking for a pair of summer beat-up sneakers.
     
  14. nicelynice

    nicelynice Senior member

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    For me, Chucks have been the most uncomfortable shoes I've ever worn.
    Agreed, donated mine after they gave me blisters after a weeks wear They also completely wear out after six months of hard wear
     
  15. Smahatma

    Smahatma Senior member

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    great thread idea even though there are two other threads like this also good that my thread won't be shit up with plastic garbage
    This thread also serves as a convenient gauntlet for rounding up plebes so that my assistant doesn't have to spend as much time sifting through the entire forum for worthless members to add to my Ignore List.
     
  16. chronoaug

    chronoaug Senior member

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    That's a good idea. Having a plebe ignore list and a fat ignore list is something to start figuring out
     
  17. jet

    jet Senior member

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    This thread also serves as a convenient gauntlet for rounding up plebes so that my assistant doesn't have to spend as much time sifting through the entire forum for worthless members to add to my Ignore List.

    precisely my thoughts
     
  18. lemmywinks

    lemmywinks Senior member

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    What are your favorite non-baller high tops other than the Converse Highs?
     
  19. reprehensible

    reprehensible Senior member

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    Agreed, donated mine after they gave me blisters after a weeks wear
    They also completely wear out after six months of hard wear


    As a dedicated wearer of boots it pains me to say this, but chucks are the most comfortable shoes I've owned in my adult life. The only competition they have is a custom pair of Wesco engineer boots that I can't wear with any jeans I currently own (I really mean can't; they either wouldn't fit over them at all, or would be stretched tight and look super-ridiculous).

    It's the softness of the upper and the flatness of the sole that makes them work for me. Other shoes tend to irritate my little toe, and there are just general dimensional problems (my feet are a little narrow and a little flat) that lead to woe. So a shoe that's basically a sack tied to your foot turns out to be ideal.

    I like the look of Stan Smiths, and unlike the shoes in the other thread they're something I could conceivably get this year. I do fear that the harder leather construction will make them less pleasant to wear.
     
  20. pallidsoul

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    [​IMG] Just got these a couple days ago. Good, bad, meh?
     

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