The streetwear shoes and boots thread...No sneakers please

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Johnny_5, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. mlyngard

    mlyngard Senior member

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    I'm not angry, I'm from Philly
    he wants to know why they tie them up and dunk them in water, as in, what is the rational behind wanting the toe to bend upward in the first place
    Exactly. Seems to be counter-productive and serves no purpose.
    It's not actually upturned while wearing them. They're distressed/aged/styled in a way to achieve a certain look. With some looks/outfits a pair of lobb's would look out of place. Is it really that confusing? Are people really not able to wrap their head around things that aren't like the clothes they currently wear?
    I can wrap my head around any idea you offer, as long as it has some kind of rationale. Not 'purpose' or 'usefulness', just rationale. I get the rationale behind ruffled tux shirts, just don't choose to wear 'em.
    Oh. I believe the reason is twofold. So they can tack another $75 on to the price of the boots and simultaneously give the wearer the belief that he'll subconsciously project his virility upon unsuspecting females by having boots with a perpetual erection.
    See, I get that... ;-) But somehow, I feel unfulfilled, Is that the only reason? I've seen this done on a number of boots and worse, on shoes. Why not let it happen naturally if it's gonna happen? Guess that why I hate distressing on shit too.
     


  2. hossoso

    hossoso Coward and P*ssy

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    I've wondered the same thing before but I got used to seeing people in pre-distressed denim so I'll probably stop being offended by the elf-style elements some people find attractive in footwear. I agree with Chrono that the affectation isn't quite noticeable with time and wear.
     


  3. makewayhomer

    makewayhomer Senior member

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    finally got these in and surprisingly managed to wear em down a bit on their first day out. Anyone that can offer some advice on how to treat/maintain/care for the leather would be greatly appreciated as i'm not too familiar with that sorta thing

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    I like these! simple and classic
     


  4. Stylin-1

    Stylin-1 Senior member

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    These pics from SuFu are seriously making me reconsider my stance on the F+B 745.

    (And I mean that in a positive way)

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    Does anyone have any pics of the 745 or 709 in black??
     


  5. InspectorGadget

    InspectorGadget Active Member

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    ik they're called CP slip on dress shoes, does anyone wear them casually?
     


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    My F+B Edos:
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    My F+B 709's:
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    double zipped. I am so booking my trip to Japan soonish.

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  9. Jump Around

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    finally got these in and surprisingly managed to wear em down a bit on their first day out. Anyone that can offer some advice on how to treat/maintain/care for the leather would be greatly appreciated as i'm not too familiar with that sorta thing

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    I'm sorry to bother, but what boots are those? They look great.
     


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    IIIrd Icon Senior member

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    can be worn with or without the tongue guard.

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    atm, i prefer them with cuz i think it's quirky ***tongue trimmed a bit tho'.
     


  11. Electricity

    Electricity Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have some pics of the F+B boots with the bizar opening on the heel worn?
     


  12. Trungtastic

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    sugarcanes look stumpy
     


  13. Yardsale

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    those sugarcanes look like clown shoes.
     


  14. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    can be worn with or without the tongue guard.

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    atm, i prefer them with cuz i think it's quirky ***tongue trimmed a bit tho'.


    Terrifying.
     


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    can be worn with or without the tongue guard.

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    atm, i prefer them with cuz i think it's quirky ***tongue trimmed a bit tho'.


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