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Dropped by Winners and didn't realize they already had their Runway Event in early Sept. Picked up a pair of designer shoes (no box), but they r pricey. Researched the internet to see if they were legit, and found this pic:

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mebiuspower wrote: Got an email from Leatherfoot saying they're moving to RBC Plaza...

I kind of already figured that anybody BUT people working on Bay St would wear expensive dress shoes.
Always thought their move to the Avenue location was a bad idea, a bit out of the way. Pretty happy about the move as it'll be walking distance from home for me now, wonder if they will keep the same operating hours at RBC Plaza.
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Becks wrote: Dropped by Winners and didn't realize they already had their Runway Event in early Sept. Picked up a pair of designer shoes (no box), but they r pricey. Researched the internet to see if they were legit, and found this pic:

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what are they?
they look pretty
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Leatherfoot has a 25% off sale right now on their website except they haven't restocked anything in a long time. I'm guessing nothing will be coming in until they finish their move to RBC Plaza
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Is Frye boots any good? Online review says it's over price for its quality?
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balance wrote: Is Frye boots any good? Online review says it's over price for its quality?
Nice boots but overpriced imo. I’d rather get wolverine 1ks for like $200 plus less.

Or even Allan edmonds boots with the current sale.
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nasa25 wrote: Nice boots but overpriced imo. I’d rather get wolverine 1ks for like $200 plus less.

Or even Allan edmonds boots with the current sale.
I brought a pair from the bay because its 50% off. So 200 CAD + Tax. Will decide once it get here. So what do you guy recommend to polish / protect your dress shoes/boots? :)
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Well at $200 they’re worth it lol.

For protection I load up on red wing cleaner, boot oil and protectant.
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nasa25: say you won it in a raffle. That's what I do with like 86% of my purchases
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nasa25: lmao
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Which dress socks do you guys recommend? Happy socks? How much are they during sale
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GTA Shoe Shine did these 2 pairs for me. The black pair had a major scratch that he was able to fix along with 2 minor scratches. They look brand new again.

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Excellent repair indeed on the scratch.

It's good to see the standards different cobblers have. If you follow the Pro guys on istagram, you'll see them. Unless you went offroading after they were returned, it's funny, he didn't bother (unless it was a separate fee you cheaped out on?) sanding & repolishing & painting the brim/sole. The mirror shine is pretty good. But once you've seen the stuff from @vrublevskiy_alexey & @shoespatina (my latest follow), Nothing compares.

& btw I feel your pain, Deskwork is not made for dressy shoes....Sharp edges, chair casters....they're all butchery hazards for polished leather :(. Regardless to where you experienced the trauma.
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Anyone have any recommendations on a decent pair of unlined chukka boots for <$500? I still have a pair of the Aldens in tan (got it at $300 USD a couple of years back) but the suede is quite well worn.
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mebiuspower wrote: GTA Shoe Shine did these 2 pairs for me. The black pair had a major scratch that he was able to fix along with 2 minor scratches. They look brand new again.
That shoe shine is so hot! They clearly did a nice job. :)
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bubble.tea wrote: & btw I feel your pain, Deskwork is not made for dressy shoes....Sharp edges, chair casters....they're all butchery hazards for polished leather :(. Regardless to where you experienced the trauma.
Most of the scratches are from airplane seats. Chelsea boots are easy to take on/off at airport security and they're comfy like slippers.
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mebiuspower wrote: Most of the scratches are from airplane seats. Chelsea boots are easy to take on/off at airport security and they're comfy like slippers.
Funny you say that. I've read comments that Pilots complain about the cockpit being a slice & dice affair on shoes.

Mmmmmmmmm....nothing helps me drift off into sleep than the aromatics of toejam socks on a plane...;)
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