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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew,
    thank you
    i generally wear a blazer; however, i do wear bals with either cords or khakis without blazer or sc
     


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    Where did you get the shoe rack? I need one. Outstanding collection
     
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  3. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew,
    good shine on your full straps
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    wear in good health
     


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    for what it's worth, and as someone else said - the black captoe with commando sole was too militaristic for my liking. i was comparing the black captoe on barrie with double leather from Alden SF with the black captoe on grant with commando from Alden DC.. went with the double leather version. i do like the commando sole on my #8 plazas from j gilbert however.


    also,from a few pages back, i can barely justify having the same style shoe in different leather/color, i have no idea how you guys can make the leap to having 2 pair of lwb in the same leather/color with only very minor differences. :stirpot:
     
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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew,
    why?
     


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    I just sent a email and hopefully to the right place. I would of called but I am typing this from a conference
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew,
    i would keep both. if you want to sell one of your lwb, i wouldm keep the ravello
     


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    Short answer: Much easier to wear in inclement weather.

    Longer Answer: Where I live it snows regularly and is wet much of the winter. Leather soles, of course, can be protected with overshoes. And I wear overshoes to and from work and during the workday as needed. I have no problem with that. However, if, for example, I am heading out for an evening with my wife, or a school sporting event for a child, or a trip to the shopping mall, etc., I don't like to wear overshoes. Commando soles (or waterloc) work great for such events. And while the commando does dress down a boot somewhat, that is fine with me as my boots are mostly worn for casual to business casual settings.
     


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    for sure
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    tingley overshoes, the best 20 investment you will ever make
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    swims do not provide protection from rain
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew, good shine on your ptb
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    wear in good health
     


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    Alden for BB PTB in color 8: splendid. :slayer:
     


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