These might have been the shoes in the old joke:
A guy is walking with his girl down a winter street in NYC when he steps in a puddle that wets him to mid-calf. "Damn! He says. There goes a thousand dollars!" The girl replies "Your shoes cost a thousand dollars?!?" And he says "That one did."
The fashionable kids buy shirts with tiny collars to go with their 1.5 inch ties
If I lived in Brooklyn I would go here:
custom made suits from "$695-$1195."
ready made from good brands "from $375 to $695 for suits, $195 to $575 for sportcoats and overcoats $225 to $625 (including cashmere)."
Make an appointment when...
How's the selection at Fairclough? I'm primarily looking for the tanker boot in CXL or possibly an Indy boot in CXL, styles that seem unlikely to be on the shelf at either of these stores.
They changed shape to match the tree, including the curve on the bottom and the point in the toe. After time with the flat-bottomed tree and the end sanded blunt they returned to close to the original shape. I have plenty of experience also, you're not the only person to own leather shoes you know.
I have a Napa leather pair of Santoni loafers and they actually distorted with a standar spring-loaded pair of Woodlore. I ended up buying an adjustable pair like this
and even sanding the point off of...
I only own one pair of jeans and generally wear my chukkas or penny loafers with them. A polo versus a button up shirt makes some difference as I would generally forgo the chukkas for loafers or NSTs. I wear various boots or NSTs when wearing a flannel shirt or work wear and jeans. My only pair...