Show us your SHOES !!!

Discussion in 'General Attire & Accoutrements' started by Veronica Parra, Sep 29, 2005.

  1. Taking styling tips from inbred royals might be a little bit of a stretch. :p
     
  2. With charcoal and navy suits? :p
     
  3. Tomasso

    Tomasso Incurably Addicted

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    Worse than from a a dancer from Omaha, Nebraska or an actor from Bristol, England......[huh]
     
  4. dog20

    dog20 Familiar Face

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    First pair of shoes?

    What kind of shoe and color do you all suggest for my first pair? I would like it to be versatile because I don't see myself buying another pair for awhile. Thanks
     
  5. Isshinryu101

    Isshinryu101 One Too Many

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    darker Brown. BTW, that Avatar is VERY Creepy.
     
  6. Dubya

    Dubya One of the Regulars

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    I say!!

    Steady on old boy!
    We'll have none of that Rebel talk fom the Colonies thankyou very much! :D:D:D
     
  7. dog20

    dog20 Familiar Face

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    Oxfords or brogues? The avatar is of me after a car accident. It's a reminder for me that life is unpredictable and I should enjoy it as much as I can.
     
  8. Flat Foot Floey

    Flat Foot Floey My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Hey dog20. I remember you posted about the accident and trying to buy new clothes some time ago. It's good to see you recovered and are back in the game now.

    I think a pair of plain black oxfords would be the most versatile. No perforation and fancy stuff. They are very elegant as well as kinda understated. But think about it this wa: You don't even need advice. Just buy the shoes you like and enjoy them.
     
  9. dog20

    dog20 Familiar Face

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    Thanks floey, I'm thinking about buying a pair of shoes at a men's fashion place ("The warehouse for men" or "Dillards" here in the US). For the rest of my outfit, I'm going to buy from thrift stores. I'm currently reading Russell Smith's "Men's Style" and I'm learning a lot from it. I've been taking a lot of notes from the book.
     
  10. Talbot

    Talbot One Too Many

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    Don't ignore shoes from thrift stores. There can be nuggets in the dust sometimes...
     
  11. The dancer yes, the actor no.
     
  12. :rofl:
     
  13. Dinerman

    Dinerman Super Moderator Bartender

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    Just won these. Dr. Scholl's Copeg. Looks like they made them from the early '50s through early '60s.

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  14. cookie

    cookie I'll Lock Up

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    Wood Pegged soles like European shoes. I would say 50s with those heels.
     
  15. Isshinryu101

    Isshinryu101 One Too Many

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    F*ck'n A, friend!

    By the way, the term "brogue" refers to the holes that are sometimes punched in the leather, often at the edges. I suppose the "opposite" of Oxfords would be Bluchers. It's the treatment of the leather around the lace holes. If it is sewn underneath the rest of the uppers, it's Oxford. If sewn on top, Blucher...

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    Oxfords:

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    I suggest one of each. Oxfords are often more dressy, as Bluchers are often labeled more "casual".
     
  16. AlanC

    AlanC My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Just received these.

    Nettleton shell cordovan longwings in my narrow size:

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  17. flyfishark

    flyfishark Practically Family

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    I LOVE Nettletons...Those are gorgeous! Congrats.
     
  18. Isshinryu101

    Isshinryu101 One Too Many

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    Nice. Do they have the rubber soles, or the leather ones with the "Nettleton Peg" (Equivalent of the Florsheim V-Cleat)
     
  19. cookie

    cookie I'll Lock Up

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    Beautiful shoe last and overall design IMO.
     
  20. Isshinryu101

    Isshinryu101 One Too Many

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    Thanks, my man. I am in LOVE with the slight spade (and more extreme ones) of the 30's.
     

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