• We would like to welcome Ratio Clothing as an official Affiliate Vendor. Ratio Clothing specializes in American-made custom shirts offered at a fair price with guaranteed perfect fit. Please visit their new thread and give them a warm welcome.

  • STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

The Streetwear LOAFER Challenge: 5/7 - 5/21

Synthese

Darth Millennial
Dubiously Honored
Joined
Feb 10, 2009
Messages
8,549
Reaction score
30,037
We haven't had one of these in a while, have we? @FrankCowperwood recommended the theme on instagram, and it seems pretty good to me. With that said, here's the idea behind the Loafer Challenge:

All you have to do is wear loafers. Since this is a SW&D challenge, you don't need to have Pitti-ready leather loafer, but all shoes must be slip-ons at the least (and may not be sandals or clogs). It also means I will allow espadrilles. If you have no loafers, you are permitted to wear Vans - but if you have loafers, wear 'em.

If all you do is post your worn jeans and favorite Vans, I may not disqualify you but I will at least give you the severe side eye (for example, if you're set on wearing Vans, try wearing them with something you usually wouldn't pick). I encourage everyone to get creative, as usual. I'd like to think there's a spectrum of possibilities here, so let's see if we can unseat @beepbop, the current (I think) king of the SW&D loafer.

All CM posters are invited to participate, but ties are NOT ALLOWED. Other than that...no rules. Let the battle of love and justice begin.

This will run through Sunday, May 21st, and voting will begin on the 22nd. The victor will receive a custom title from @LA Guy. He doesn't know that yet, though, so let's make the entries worthwhile.

Some Inspiration (share your own, if you have it):
3b8c546b28994daf8627eb9eded1d60a.jpg
a86f608c599d0aa4f3f026b10227d674.jpg
marsell-black-strasacco-slip-on-product-2-659845648-normal.jpeg
tumblr_opk3gqIDQW1r8bgano1_1280.jpg
xWzbMdX.jpg
 

notwithit

Pullup laureate
Joined
Mar 2, 2010
Messages
8,554
Reaction score
6,503
Loafers are so comfy, you've been missing out
I have a couple of pairs of slip-ons that get a lot of wear in the summer (Vans, Buttero, and a pair of Diemmes I've been looking forward to breaking out), but nothing welted.
 

Synthese

Darth Millennial
Dubiously Honored
Joined
Feb 10, 2009
Messages
8,549
Reaction score
30,037
I have a couple of pairs of slip-ons that get a lot of wear in the summer (Vans, Buttero, and a pair of Diemmes I've been looking forward to breaking out), but nothing welted.
Obviously, this is your chance to branch out into a pair of tasseled leopard-print feetsie-covers
 

nahneun

Uncle Nephew
Joined
Feb 25, 2009
Messages
9,333
Reaction score
10,750
you're all heathens. the sartorial gods will smite you all. loafers, you say?! LOAFERS?!?!
 

Cotton Dockers

Distinguished Member
Joined
Nov 23, 2011
Messages
2,149
Reaction score
12,903
@Synthese - feel free to disqualify this as it took place a week or so before this challenge began, but thought I would put this out there to get things started:

2017-04-23_19-06-32_850.jpeg


This is about as dressed up as I can get near the beach without getting the bro side-eye.

EGx2
MonitalyxNMWA
Alden
 

Featured Sponsor

HOW OFTEN DO YOU SHOP FOR CLOTHES ONLINE?

  • I mainly buy my clothes online.

  • I shop online only if there is a sale.

  • I shop online when shipping and returns are free.

  • I shop in store only for very expensive items I want to try on.

  • I mainly shop in store.


Results are only viewable after voting.

Related Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
424,359
Messages
9,098,990
Members
191,398
Latest member
Simtrick

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by

Top