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

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Synthese, May 7, 2017.

  1. Synthese

    Synthese Darth Millennial Dubiously Honored

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    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):
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  2. baltimoron

    baltimoron Distinguished Member

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    While @beepbop 's loafers are indeed great, I wouldn't count out @penanceroyaltea and his espadrilles. Hope he won't mind me posting up one of my favorite fits of his

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  3. conceptual 4est

    conceptual 4est The Classic Gentleman is Back

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    I just bought some shitty margiela loafers so I want to play
     


  4. troika

    troika Distinguished Member

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    I just DIY dyed some loafers, perfect for this. Great idea for a challenge
     


  5. notwithit

    notwithit Pullup laureate

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    @beepbop 's loafers have me rethinking my hitherto deep-seated aversion to loafers.
     


  6. beepbop

    beepbop Senior Member

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    Loafers are so comfy, you've been missing out
     


  7. notwithit

    notwithit Pullup laureate

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    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.
     


  8. Synthese

    Synthese Darth Millennial Dubiously Honored

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    Obviously, this is your chance to branch out into a pair of tasseled leopard-print feetsie-covers
     


  9. nahneun

    nahneun Uncle Nephew

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    you're all heathens. the sartorial gods will smite you all. loafers, you say?! LOAFERS?!?!
     


  10. baltimoron

    baltimoron Distinguished Member

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    Should synth expand to whole cuts?
     


  11. Cotton Dockers

    Cotton Dockers Distinguished Member

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    @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:

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

    EGx2
    MonitalyxNMWA
    Alden
     


  12. Synthese

    Synthese Darth Millennial Dubiously Honored

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    Anything without eyelets is probably ok
     


  13. oulipien

    oulipien Senior Member

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    Bring on the weird artisanal zipper boots!
     


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    penanceroyaltea Distinguished Member

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    Thanks @baltimoron , so I'm taking it that espadrilles are ok too?
     


  15. Synthese

    Synthese Darth Millennial Dubiously Honored

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    Espadrilles are OK! Also, I'm not sure I'll count this as my entry, but let's keep the pictures coming.



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