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What is your opinion on these double monkstrap shoes?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by viator, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. viator

    viator Senior Member

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    What do you think of this shoe from Charles Tyrwhitt? I understand that many of their shoes are made by Loake.

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  2. chorse123

    chorse123 Stylish Dinosaur

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    I don't like the toe.
     


  3. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant Distinguished Member

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    Nice shoe- I like chisel toed shoes but this combo isn't the most harmonious.
     


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    There is a Loake 1880 monkstrap which is avaiable at Herring Shoes: [​IMG] The leather is darker brown, though, looks like.
     


  5. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    GQgeek Stylish Dinosaur

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    I don't like the toe.

    +1

    Looks terrible imo.
     


  7. oshinex

    oshinex Senior Member

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    The toe box is way to square for my tastes.
     


  8. viator

    viator Senior Member

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    Thanks everyone, the toe was bothering me as well. Still, I may go check them out in person.
     


  9. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Distinguished Member

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    Thanks everyone, the toe was bothering me as well. Still, I may go check them out in person.

    May be a good idea. It's hard to get an exact fix on those toes. They look a touch boxy on top
    but the sole underneath seems oval and I like the oval. The color of them is much nicer than those Loakes posted (No offence to Loakes lovers). You could probably get away with that toe provided not every shoes in ytour wardrobe have that toebox shape. Then again, nicer shoes to be found for the same $$ and a nicer toe.
     


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