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Vans ripoff Common Projects on another level.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by seany, May 6, 2011.

  1. thatoneguy

    thatoneguy Senior member

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    What is your point?

    didn't you have cps at one point anyway?
     
  2. chronoaug

    chronoaug Senior member

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    They wear lobb boat shoes then again they can't get anywhere near the water BUT THEY'RE BETTER QUALITY!!!111
    I hope lobb and alden start making thick, luxurious leather pants, socks and shirts too. Tired of subjecting my body to these lesser materials i am currently forced to wear. Why would i let cotton/nylon socks touch the inside of my laceups? Ridiculous
     
  3. Rosenberg

    Rosenberg Senior member

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    I hope we've all learned once and for all that CPs great "quality" is non-existant and you are, in fact, paying for a name and design 0. $300 might be insane for some, reasonable for others, but they're still just sneakers.
     
  4. chronoaug

    chronoaug Senior member

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    I hope we've all learned once and for all that CPs great "quality" is non-existant and you are, in fact, paying for a name and design 0. $300 might be insane for some, reasonable for others, but they're still just sneakers.
    can't that apply to button up shirts, laceups, scotch, belts, watches, food, beer, etc....? Stuff is just stuff. Who cares? They obviously look good, are nicer than other sneakers and if you can afford it, why not?
     
  5. macuser3of5

    macuser3of5 Senior member

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    cool design is worth it
     
  6. Rosenberg

    Rosenberg Senior member

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    can't that apply to button up shirts, laceups, scotch, belts, watches, food, beer, etc....? Stuff is just stuff. Who cares? They obviously look good, are nicer than other sneakers and if you can afford it, why not?

    Yeah, that was pretty much my point
     
  7. Jacob_G

    Jacob_G Senior member

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    anyone please open a thread about sneaker quality right now! what is the best stuff to get?
     
  8. habitant

    habitant Senior member

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    I'll agree on the poor quality, some of my CP's have snags in the leather, and it discolours fairly easy.
     
  9. jet

    jet Senior member

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    my nikes and adidas have superior leather
     
  10. wahwho11

    wahwho11 Senior member

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    mind your clark's beeswax
     
  11. dmash

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  12. brett.

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    Sounds like someone has the pictured CPs and is feeling very wronged. Oh so very wronged.

    I second this.

    I think the last CP shoe that I was really impressed by was the first generation training boot, but I still think theyre overpriced.
     
  13. London

    London Senior member

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    I have the first Cp achilles that they released and the leather was absolutely supple and incredible. Since then, they've been using lower quality, stiffer leather. Very noticeable change
     
  14. Liface

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    Eight pages of arguing and not a single link... where to cop?
     
  15. 951socal

    951socal Senior member

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    what the fuck, did Moo just have a spell AND 951socal up me in this thread? 5 stars. The truth is yet unborn, we can only imagine it.

    up ypu? you type like an e-thug.

    and no i don't think you deliver on what you're advertising.

    im actually in the process of obtaining a cheaper used TOJ jacket so i can dissect it and throw up a comparison thread to cheap leathers like varous mmm pices, a vintage schott


    and low end leathers like wilson which uses the same zippers you use

    feel free to send a jacket over if you feel that a varsity doesn't reprsent your work
     
  16. Nereis

    Nereis Senior member

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    My parents ran a little clothing boutique and I have handled a lot of leather in my life. Drew's is top notch no question about it. My DR is quite literally the softest leather I've ever worn.
     
  17. benjamin831

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    *Yawn. What's new?

    Everybody knows that when you're paying $400 for a pair of sneakers, 90% of the price goes towards the brand name, not quality of materials or workmanship. That said, CP leather is only so-so.
     
  18. macuser3of5

    macuser3of5 Senior member

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    up ypu? you type like an e-thug.

    and no i don't think you deliver on what you're advertising.

    im actually in the process of obtaining a cheaper used TOJ jacket so i can dissect it and throw up a comparison thread to cheap leathers like varous mmm pices, a vintage schott


    and low end leathers like wilson which uses the same zippers you use

    feel free to send a jacket over if you feel that a varsity doesn't reprsent your work

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Froosh

    Froosh Senior member

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    So is there a reasonably priced alternative to the white CP Achilles low? Can't justify spending that much on sneakers that are going to get beat up and it's really hard to find full leather Rod Lavers.
     
  20. tylerjbritt

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    Eight pages of arguing and not a single link... where to cop?

    +1
     

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