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What would you buy, between these two? (Crockett & Jones)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by sherlocksmycrof, May 12, 2013.

What would you buy, between these two?

  1. Rosemoor

    6 vote(s)
    31.6%
  2. Weymouth

    13 vote(s)
    68.4%
  1. sherlocksmycrof

    sherlocksmycrof Well-Known Member

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    Rosemoor Tan Antique
    358 Last

    VS

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    Weymouth Dark Brown Antique
    337 Last
    Wholecut
     
  2. VinnyMac

    VinnyMac Senior member

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    They're both nice. Do you want to go simple or more fashionable?
     
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  3. TiberiasUSA

    TiberiasUSA Senior member

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    :eek: I was the only one so far that voted rosemoor

    Both great shoes
     
  4. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'm not a big fan of shoes that are one piece across the front. Without a cap or brogue detail, the plain leather makes creases more evident. That bugs me. If it won'y bother you then the Weymouth, by a mile.
     
  5. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    Both unacceptablle to my taste.
    They are pointy and antiqued.
     
  6. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Are these to be worn exclusively with suits? These are fairly formal looking shoes.

    Personally, not a fan of medallion toe wholecuts. I had a pair of AE Weybridges, but sold them.

    If I had to choose, I'd pick the dark brown ones. A little be more versatile.
     
  7. sherlocksmycrof

    sherlocksmycrof Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Mainly navy, grey, and charcoal suit.
     
  8. Loathing

    Loathing Senior member

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    I wouldn't buy either.
    Why not just get cap-toes or punch-caps?
    And also, you should buy a darker shoe for suits.
     
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  9. Macallan

    Macallan Senior member

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    I did vote for Weymouth yesterday: however, as you plan to wear the shoes with suits, I say look at other shoes, as mentioned by Loathing
     
  10. sherlocksmycrof

    sherlocksmycrof Well-Known Member

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    Well, these shoes will be for an informal occasion with a suit. Shopping, theatre, party, and so on. These shoes will not reach my work place or business meeting. I want something different yet elegant.
     
  11. Mr Engineer

    Mr Engineer Senior member

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    The Rosemoor Tan Antique are looking nice
     
  12. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior member

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    Nothing wrong with above shoes in the work places - Ensure you have quality matching belt and the colour of the suit clothes blends well.
    They go easily with a light blue, blue, biege and checkered brown suit. Rosemoor for me.

    And when you're bored with the colour, read the Shoe Care thread on tips how to change the colour...
     
  13. minervau

    minervau Senior member

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    I'd go with Weymouth. The visual appeal of a wholecut is that the shoe is only made of one piece of leather, so it's as simple and minimalist as you can get. The Rosemoor strikes me as an odd compromise -- not a wholecut, yet will suffer from the shortcomings of one (e.g., more easily showing creases on the toe box).
     

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