Versality of Lobb Red Museum

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  1. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    Looking at a pair of JL red museum shoes. I have looked for images of how this color ages over time. Anyone own these and can comment?

    What color suits/pants work best with this color? I am stepping out on the limb here.

    Thanks
     


  2. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    I think I know what you are talking about, I had a pair, my only words of advice would be.... don't do it.
     


  3. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    +1

    Put it like this - I don't own them, and don't plan to.
     


  4. Macallan

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    Slighty more versatile then EG's Old Rose, I would limit them to jacket and trouser combos (and not worn with suits); however, bear in mind, you will wear them less often compared to other shoes.

    Do you worn a pair of blue shoes, they are a more conservative option and something you will wear more often - I have EG shoes in old rose and midnight blue antique, they latter are worn more often. If you want a different option, something you do not you plan to wear all the time and understand the limitations- go for it.
     


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    Don't do it...

    They are too hipster chic for my liking ..
     


  6. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    Thanks everyone, I appreciate the advice-"on to the next one..."
     


  7. Stirling

    Stirling Senior member

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    The colourway is somewhat comical, so I think they'd suit you [​IMG]
     


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    If he wants to stand out . go for it.
     


  9. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    Sterling, I see you're riding my nutzzz again and contributing absolutely NOTHING, as with most of your posts. I am starting to think English is your tertiary language and that's why you come of as an ass in most of your posts, even those not involving me.

    I appreciate it, though :) It's been awhile...my offer still stands..anytime, anywhere internet tough guy. That's about all you'll get from this small-timer. Now do you care to put up or just keep riding my nutzz? :slayer:
     
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  10. Frankie22

    Frankie22 Senior member

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    Nonsense, if YOU like the shoe, and you feel good in them absolutely buy them.
     


  11. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    I haven't seen them in person, and many of those that commented have. I have my own style, depending on the day and my activities for the day, but not into flashy. I don't want to make a $700 mistake. I appreciate it though.
     


  12. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    I've seen those red Lobbs and they are stunning; however, I can't imagine being able to pair them with clothing on a regular basis. Same thing with the green Lobb's that I'd love to have, but I know I'd wear them once a year, if that. Heck, it's hard enough for me to find occasions to wear my navy shoes. I love seeing the "fancy" colors, but based on my experience with the more conservative navy, I'll just enjoy seeing them in the store, not my closet.
     


  13. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    I have a pair of navy that I love, they get plenty of use.

    My concern is that they won't get worn enough, I was hoping they were more toward an Oxblood or Bordeaux in color.
     
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    I have two pairs of oxblood and I don' wear them at all..
     


  15. Stirling

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    Snap. I really love them, but they never seem to be my go - to -shoes, even though on paper I have a dozen or so outfits they should be ideal for.
     


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