Where do you buy your men's shoes?

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  • ibenam 7 Jan 2013 13:24:09 1,710 posts
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    My shoes seem to last me less than 3 months before starting to wear and break down.

    I don't buy ultra cheap i.e. 70 a pair is usually my limit.

    Do I need to go higher and can anyone vouch for an online seller as can't be arsed getting in to town.
  • StixxUK 7 Jan 2013 13:28:10 7,323 posts
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    Price has no little relation to resilience.
  • captainrentboy 7 Jan 2013 13:36:13 1,127 posts
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    Good ole Hush Puppies have done the job for me. They've lasted well over a year and I wear the buggers almost every day.
  • L_Franko Moderator 7 Jan 2013 13:37:22 9,697 posts
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    To be honest Clarks sell some good shoes from my experience.
  • RichDC 7 Jan 2013 13:39:13 5,595 posts
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    Yep. Nothing wrong with Clarks.
  • CosmicFuzz 7 Jan 2013 13:43:12 26,485 posts
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    I'm wearing clarks right now. Second pair, usually last me a year with pretty much constant wear.

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  • neilka Funniest Forumite, 2014 7 Jan 2013 13:48:34 16,708 posts
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    Did you borrow the thread title from your spam folder?

    Also in the Clarks and unashamed boat.

    Wubba lubba dub-dub

  • L_Franko Moderator 7 Jan 2013 13:49:21 9,697 posts
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    Clarks I have on at the moment have done me two years. They are at the end of their life now but for work shoes to last two years is pretty good going.
  • magicpanda 7 Jan 2013 13:52:32 13,542 posts
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    As a rule of thumb I always spend good money on anything that separates me from the ground.

    Shoes, Beds and Hoverboards.

    My everyday brand for shoes are Timberland. Anything they make last for years. I've got a pair of Timberland trainers that are coming up on 5 years old and they scrub up box fresh.

    If you need smart shoes go Church's but they are fucking expensive.

    Edited by magicpanda at 14:01:13 07-01-2013
  • CosmicFuzz 7 Jan 2013 13:53:25 26,485 posts
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    Shikasama wrote:
    Dear lord, so this morning I saw a thread about how many men here moisturize and now a thread about where to buy the best shoes.

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  • Deleted user 7 January 2013 13:56:13
    I don't have any men yet.
  • neilka Funniest Forumite, 2014 7 Jan 2013 13:58:31 16,708 posts
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    I've got a fantastic face and moist shoes

    Wubba lubba dub-dub

  • CosmicFuzz 7 Jan 2013 13:58:36 26,485 posts
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    :-D

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  • Deleted user 7 January 2013 14:01:07
    I'm surprised there's space in your closet for shoes LB.
  • Deleted user 7 January 2013 14:02:38
    I thought that was pretty good.
  • Bremenacht 7 Jan 2013 14:02:48 20,073 posts
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    As a banking type, I would have expected you to have a solid pair of Church's brogues on.

    (Or are they so very 90's?? :( )

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  • Bremenacht 7 Jan 2013 14:04:29 20,073 posts
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    magicpanda wrote:
    If you need smart shoes go Church's but they are fucking expensive.
    Oh. Beaten to it.

    Je suis Burkey

  • andytheadequate 7 Jan 2013 14:12:10 8,456 posts
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    My last three pairs have been Base ones. All of them have last a few years, and only retired when they started to look a bit scruffy (they hadn't fallen apart). Around 50 - 65
  • Fab4 7 Jan 2013 14:14:42 6,297 posts
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    DM boots/shoes...they last a fucking lifetime**


    ** A shoe lifetime...~5 years.
  • Deleted user 7 January 2013 14:17:37
    If your 70 shoes are wearing out in 3 months you are either unlucky or walking with a mutants gait.

    I always get good bargains in the outlet Timberland shop in Portsmouth for what its worth.
  • neilka Funniest Forumite, 2014 7 Jan 2013 14:25:49 16,708 posts
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    Based on the evidence that he can't be bothered to go outdoors on a Monday, slippers might do the trick.

    Wubba lubba dub-dub

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