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The Ultimate "HARDCORE" Shoe Porn Thread (Bespoke only)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Jul 3, 2010.

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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    exactly my thoughts, too

    these are contest styles. fwiw, seems to be rather tricky to do the "braided" part.


    well, doing it seamless and a hand etched medalion might have looked better[​IMG]
     
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    DWFII Bespoke Boot and Shoemaker Dubiously Honored

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    [​IMG]

    Oh shit. [​IMG] [​IMG]


    Quite a few of these appear to be copies from vintage classics on centipede even dating to 1920s which is not a criticism as I have often wondered if someone would reproduce them in the 21stC.

    Congrats!
     
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    DWFII Bespoke Boot and Shoemaker Dubiously Honored

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    Actions speak louder than words. All the Way Airborne!
    "Lean and mean!"
     
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    Uggs x Lobb
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    FTFY
     
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    FTFY

    Maybe. [​IMG] But I posted them because I thought the soles were very interesting. I wonder if they were made for a special purpose.

    This is how you should care for the shoes in this thread.
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    "Lean and mean!"

    Jumpers. . . Hit it!
     
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    I think those are my kicks! [​IMG]
    Great photos - this is a magical place.
     
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    From a tailor in Manila who is working on opening a comprehensive bespoke "haberdashery": [​IMG] Seamless heel: [​IMG] Channeled sole: [​IMG] Comfortable enough to wear sockless for some all day walking in serious heat and humidity (Manila and Hong Kong). Pictured here on a HK subway, which may be my world-favorite system: [​IMG] They're made of nubuck, which he had on hand for a previous order, and which I thought would be good for a casual shoe. I think they turned out well. These are blake-stitched. He's obsessively working on either goodyear or hand welting. I'll be posting some clothes from him in the next few weeks.
     
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    I have seen it in person, they are great causal shoes. Especially by that price.
     
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    From a tailor in Manila who is working on opening a comprehensive bespoke "haberdashery":
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    Congratulations! They look comfy.
     
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    yes, sir
     
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    my first Lobbs, St. James, on the courtesy of Spoo Pokers big Lobb sale.

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    in exchange for this custom made paprikas by Master Kiss.

    Test driving a pair of paprika thanks to fritzl...
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    quote: i love the paprika.

    thanks again, spoo


    to the Lobbs: unfortunately the previous owner didn't care for them, oh well

    they will go to my cobbler to bespeak the heel adjustement. also one heel is a bit loose.

    craftmanship is good or at least on par with my personal standards.
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    i love the whole story. it's clearly in the spirit of my project.

    thanks again,
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    ^Good luck w/ the changes, F.
    I have seen it in person, they are great causal shoes. Especially by that price.
    Congratulations! They look comfy.
    yes, sir
    Thanks guys. THanks again for lunch, Fishball! And finally, thanks to BBaquiran for introducing me to the maker. When he is ready to unveil his company, it will make quite an impression and hopefully provide a lot of jobs!
     
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    From a tailor in Manila who is working on opening a comprehensive bespoke "haberdashery":
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    A fine acquisition. Thanks for sharing with us.
     
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    Some real porn to bring this thread back to life...

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    Some real porn to bring this thread back to life...


    noice, though am more for the "authentic" numbers [​IMG]
     
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    Some real porn to bring this thread back to life...

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    Now there's a dandy.​
     

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