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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by earthdragon, Nov 18, 2008.

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  1. Oli2012

    Oli2012 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I agree.

    Interestingly manton et al see a brown calf/suede penny loafer in their 'essential' top 3 shoes.
     
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    Double monks over both. Only marginally less versatile but much more fun
     
  3. Foxhound

    Foxhound Well-Known Member

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    You're just trying to justify/clarify you're up coming purchase.


    I understand that Chelsea's aren't for everyone, they remind a lot of people of work boots, Blundstones etc. I personally love them. Next pair of dress shoes, whilst probably far off, will be Chocolate Suede RMW.
     
  4. PapaRubbery

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    I associate Chelseas with pollies, and more frequently, women. Chelseas are huge among women, and the Chelsea boot looks too feminine for me.

    Hell, I was going to buy the mrs these tonight - http://www.meermin.es/ficha_articulo.php?id=4156
     
  5. Arch3r

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    It's not that I don't like them I just don't think they fit my personality. Always reminds me of Ivy league jocks. I wouldn't go as far as saying they shoul dbe in the top three though... Maybe if you classify as 1. Black Oxford 2. Brown dress 3. Casual (Penny/sneakers etc)

    I like the idea of this and on the topic of top three shoes my rotation is only 3:
    1. C&J Hallams (Black)
    2. C&J Lowndes dbmonks (Brown)
    3. Random brown suede chukkas
     
  6. Prince of Paisley

    Prince of Paisley Well-Known Member

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    I prefer tassel loafers to pennies.

    One look I don't care for is the blobby calf or cordovan penny loafer with baggy chinos that seems popular in some (American) circles.
     
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  7. Henry Carter

    Henry Carter Well-Known Member

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    I'm wearing chelsea RM's now :hide:

    Country uniform of dark denim, light blue OCBD and tweed SC. Lucky I'm a pretty manly bugger.
     
  8. Prince of Paisley

    Prince of Paisley Well-Known Member

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    As long as you're not a pretty Manly bugger.
     
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  9. PapaRubbery

    PapaRubbery Well-Known Member

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    Where's the tie, Jase?!?!?
     
  10. Henry Carter

    Henry Carter Well-Known Member

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    No tie today, stuck in the office all day and not client facing so thought I'd go without.
     
  11. Romp

    Romp Well-Known Member

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    Yes I agree its in the pipeline
     
  12. Johknee

    Johknee Well-Known Member

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    Noice, very noice.

    Do you know if it's possible to order in other colours?
     
  13. nabilmust

    nabilmust Well-Known Member

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    My top 3 essential shoes would be:

    1. Brown
    2. Black
    3. New shoes
     
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  14. Prince of Paisley

    Prince of Paisley Well-Known Member

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    Johknee - you can definitely order in other colours - in suede there is the rather confusing choice of "mid-brown" (these, more like snuff), "brown" (actually chocolate), black and "dusty brown" (more like very light sand or bone IRL).

    Interested to hear what you had in mind.
     
  15. The Ernesto

    The Ernesto Well-Known Member

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    What are the soles like PoP?
     
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    fxh Well-Known Member

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  17. Johknee

    Johknee Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking of a darker shade of brown, more 'chocolatey'. Although, that mid-brown is a great colour.
    Maybe I'll order two pairs! ha!
     
  18. fxh

    fxh Well-Known Member

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    Do they really? Anyway its a different context - ultra conservative USA. You'd not find that on any UK list.
     
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  19. lachyzee

    lachyzee Well-Known Member

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    I'm discovering that Minnis Fresco isn't idea in the rain.... It's so porous that you get wet!
     
  20. The Ernesto

    The Ernesto Well-Known Member

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    That's the 'fresco' part.
     
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