Menswear: Shoes and Boots thread


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discobobulated
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826 posts since 21/4/10

posted 25 Feb 2020 19:20, edited 25 Feb 2020 19:20
My Danner are a good fit and comfortable. Had to put on a Compeed plaster on once when the laces were too loose and the top of the boot rubbed against back of my leg. Otherwise, not had any issues. Would def wait a bit till I tackle Ben Nevis in them though Laughing out loud
roophees
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1689 posts since 18/12/10

26 Feb 2020 08:53
cheers all
swede
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8703 posts since 21/3/09

26 Feb 2020 09:03
nice them moomins
Tobypricec
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457 posts since 6/1/15

26 Feb 2020 10:53
Yeah my Mountain Light 2’s gave my ankles a beating for about the first month but now they’re perfect, done all the 3 peaks in them without a problem.

I went up half a size in them, and in my Danner Lights too, find them to fit small if anything
Crackajack
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7540 posts since 21/4/05

21 Mar 2020 22:20
Wallabees / Padmore equivalent

High or low? I'm thinking low
jacko198
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373 posts since 23/10/09

posted 23 Mar 2020 18:45, edited 23 Mar 2020 18:45

Fracap's
Yay or nay? They are going for £51. Really not sure on them
TROYBOY
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662 posts since 28/2/12

23 Mar 2020 18:51
too much going on for me.
the moc toe/monk strap/tractor sole.
nice colour though
Superprecise
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2160 posts since 16/7/11

23 Mar 2020 18:52
They look like a fart smells
DuffMan
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14375 posts since 21/2/07

23 Mar 2020 18:59
Strong nay
quest
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3481 posts since 11/7/11

23 Mar 2020 19:22
Outrageous
jacko198
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373 posts since 23/10/09

23 Mar 2020 19:28
Theres a few bits on sale at Stuarts, Redwings etc

https://www1.stuartslondon.com/footwear-c67#m121:m65:sort3
zappa1903
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262 posts since 26/8/14

23 Mar 2020 19:28
Definitely nay
toiler
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125 posts since 4/5/09

3 Apr 2020 09:43
Anyone had any wild bunch bits and can comment on quality?
jplxx
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1496 posts since 3/11/09

posted 8 Apr 2020 18:15, edited 8 Apr 2020 18:15
Anyone had a pair of trainers resoled? It possible or pointless?

I have a pair of Logan’s that were getting almost completely fucked so I boxed them up and stopped wearing them and just found them and want to get them back to life.
Not my photo but that’s them new Cool

Might take a photo and send to vibram academy see what they say once the world goes back to normal.
jplxx
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1496 posts since 3/11/09

12 May 2020 12:25
Any recommendations for resoling boots in the U.K.? Someone who’ll take extra care compared to Vibram academy. Cheers.
Crackajack
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7540 posts since 21/4/05

12 May 2020 12:48
Felix Jouanneau

https://www.felixjouanneau.com/repairs
jplxx
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1496 posts since 3/11/09

12 May 2020 12:50
He isn’t taking on any repairs been in touch with him. He recommended dr soles? But when I looked up they’re based in Taiwan? Or I might be looking wrong place.
Crackajack
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7540 posts since 21/4/05

12 May 2020 13:25
Not used them myself but lad from Clutch Cafe said these were good when I asked where they recommend.

http://taylormadeshoes.co.uk/repairs/

Used Tony's for small jobs and they were fine. Some big hitter shoes there for collection which is probably a good sign.

Tonys Heel Bar
Address: 9 Crown Passage, St. James's, London SW1Y 6PP
Ronald
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1392 posts since 9/5/04

posted 12 May 2020 15:49, edited 12 May 2020 15:49
Tony's Heel Bar has moved to Kentish Town, but is still the best in London.
1 Wolsey Mews, Kentish Town, London NW5 2DX

They do collection from all the Jermyn Street shoe shops, don't know if they do home collection too.
Rirawin
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9344 posts since 17/7/05

posted 12 May 2020 18:53, edited 12 May 2020 18:53
jplxx wrote: He isn’t taking on any repairs been in touch with him. He recommended dr soles? But when I looked up they’re based in Taiwan? Or I might be looking wrong place.

Yup Dr Sole is based in Taiwan and he did a faultless job in resoling several pairs of Visvim boots and shoes with Vibram soles I supplied. He went as far as replacing the welt by hand-stitch too. Not just the usual peel off old sole and stick the new one on. Last time I saw him he said he no longer resoles with customer supplied Vibram soles, instead he'll only resole with his Dr Sole soles, which I believe some people here have had done in the past.