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    Trying to find a boot discussion

    Back in November or so, there was a discussion here about a department-store brand pair of dress boots. They were cap toe, possibly quarter-brogue, offered in both a brown and black, and had a vaguely military name (Commander springs to mind, but google isn't helping). The MSRP was around...
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    Shoe care for toxic feet.

    My feet are illegal under the Geneva Conventions. I had some Birkenstock sandals a few years ago, and when I took them in for their version of recrafting, the saleswoman said she'd never seen the cork turn completely black. However, I've just taken the plunge and bought some AE McAllisters...
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    What's up with blue dress shoes?

    This might just be a Japan thing, but for the last few years, quite a few of the men's shoe stores have been carrying a variety of blue (or purple, I'm a touch color-blind) dress shoes. They're available in a variety of price points, so I don't think they're just for the younger "disposable...
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    Coating on new leather shoes?

    I think I know the answer to this one, but I don't want to screw up my shoes without checking first. I got a new pair of Regal dress shoes a while ago, and they've had nothing but a few coats of creme shoe polish. However, I noticed that the creases that are forming are kind of...sparkly. I...
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    Katharine Hamnett men's shoes?

    I'm currently without a pair of laceup dress shoes, but I've found some at the local Regal shoes branch that I rather like. The thing is, they are made by Katharine Hamnett, who it seems is most well known for t-shirts. Has anyone owned men's shoes by this designer? Are they worth the price...
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    Laceup dress shoe advice needed

    Hello all, I'm looking for some advice on choosing a pair of lace-up dress shoes. Please be gentle, as I've only started paying proper attention to my wardrobe for about a year, and still have a lot to learn. I've got two pair of dress shoes currently, both slip-on because a) I live in Japan...
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    Colorful vests/waistcoats with suits?

    I'm just getting into dressing, well, better, and I've been looking at some of the colorful vests that used to be popular, and which are making a resurgence with the steampunk fans. Just wondering, are these sort of loud paisleys and such (think of Sixsmith's waistcoat in Cloud Atlas)...
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    Help! Soft hand soap on my silk tie!

    I'm new here, I apologize if this is the wrong forum. If so, could a mod please direct me to the appropriate place. Left work today, on the way home, I stopped at the local bookstore. While there, I needed to use the restroom, but after I'd finished my business there, while washing my hands...