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    Brand and Style of Shoes

    Just for, oh I don't know...to separate those who have meetings today, and those who are working today.

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    What brand and style of shoes are you wearing right now?

    I've got Dr. Martens on--a chunky, low cut "urban" style that I bought a couple of weeks ago (my first pair of Docs). Now that they're broken in, they're so comfortable I could live in them.

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    Worn out ratty docksiders. I hate buying new shoes.

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    Salomon hiking boots for outside

    Hart's leather wing tips for inside, they are starting to get a little bit ratty, after 6 year, 12 heals and 5 new soles.

    Shoes are the only thing I actually enjoy shopping for and buying, hence I am Imelda Jr. with about 20 pairs of shoes on teh go at any one time.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    Black 3 hole Doc Martens that I've had since 1991 before they were "cool."

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    I'm wearing a suit today - the good one.

    Bought at Dillards - Cordovan Classic Dress Shoes - Five eyelets - $65.00

    Thaking them off at the end of the day - Priceless.

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    Skechers

    Very scuffed and ratty Skechers "dress" shoes I bought at Mervyns (the local equivalent of Kohl's). They were cheap and comfortable, but are about three months past the chuck'em stage. Given that it is finally raining here, I am reluctant to buy new shoes

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    Right now: Banana Republic square-toed dress shoes (black)

    Does someone have a bit of a foot fetish here?

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    In winter, I usually wear Simple Clogs w/ lug soles; Timberland boots for outside. Both pairs are at least 6 years old.

    Dress shoes - Bass bucks or monk's shoes. My daughter always calls the monk shoes "George Washington shoes" because of the big buckel.

    No high heels or pointy-toed shoes for me.

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    on doc's

    I used to have a few pairs, but now that you can only get the commando/ranger pattern sole I don't. They also seem to be made much cheaper then at teh end of teh 80's. I had a pair for 8 years without much wear, bought a new pair and they died within 2 years.

    good leather shoes never go out of style and can last forever if polished regularily, not worn in snow and rehealed ($35) and resoled ($40).

    The shoes I have on now were $250 (on sale from the warehouse in Fredericton) and the Black ones I bought from a shoe store were $400. I know its expensive, but they last.

    All prices are CDN of course.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    Originally posted by kms
    Dress shoes - Bass bucks or monk's shoes. My daughter always calls the monk shoes "George Washington shoes" because of the big buckel.

    No high heels or pointy-toed shoes for me.
    Ditto... at work, I mostly wear my pilgrim shoes as well. High heels I keep for outside the office... plus, everyone save on person in this office is short. I'm already taller than most of the guys... with the high heels, it's more like towering.

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    Originally posted by nerudite
    High heels I keep for outside the office...
    Yeah me too.

    http://www.cyburbia.org/forums/showt...=&threadid=758

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    Loafers: Oxblood Colored Bass Weejuns

    A bit preppy.

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    Originally posted by nerudite


    Ditto... at work, I mostly wear my pilgrim shoes as well. High heels I keep for outside the office... plus, everyone save on person in this office is short. I'm already taller than most of the guys... with the high heels, it's more like towering.
    I wear heels.. I like towering- being 5'11" I've been taller than most for a long time, why change now? Besides, it's kinda entertaining when I'm in a meeting with someone and when we get up to leave they realize I'm nearly a foot taller than they are. Helps to see where people are over the cubes too-

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    Originally posted by TexasPlanner

    Helps to see where people are over the cubes too-
    Yeah, I dig that... I can always spot people in one of the mazes, since I can see over the cube walls. Ditto for being able to see the stage during concerts. Definitely a bonus.

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    shimano sandles I use when I'm touring on my bicycle

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    $14 Pro Spirit tennis shoes from Target; on sale, kid's size 4 (I'm on the short side)

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    Some $29.95 dress shoes, no idea what brand....

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    Shiny black patent leather, square toe - first time I've owned such shiny shoes! Medium heel.

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    Beat up, Dockers casual shoes....love 'em....will get another pair once these wear out. Bought them last winter for $39....
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    Size 6 1/2 Nine West Camel Colored 2 and 1/4 inch heels. very comfy, actually. got them at the outlet. Rob likens me to a peanut, so I own one pair of dressy flats - black loafers. 27 out of 28 work days i'm in heels.

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    A pair of blue canvas Nike sneakers... only because I knew I'd be walking a bunch with the "tour" for the new City Council members.

    Usually? A pair of Bass hiking boots...

    And yes, I've worn my sandals, too. Why not? The City Council and Planning Commission members wear them to meetings!
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    Aldo (italian shoe maker) square-two black leather. Kudos to the Canucks for the favorable exchange rate...in the US these shoes are about $150...got them in the Great White North for USD$39. Can't beat it with a stick, I say.
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    Timberland Deck Shoes somedays and Birkenstocks on other days. For outdoor use, I prefer my Asolo hiking boots or when the snow really piles up, my 15 year old Kaufman Sorels (sadly, no longer made near my alma mater in Waterloo, ON)

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    Call me cheap, but these are the type of my work shoes I go with:



    Payless baby!! $12.99!! I almost always wear pants, and believe it or not, they are SO comfortable. Plus, they are dressy enough for in the office, but a little bit practical for when I am outside. And, hell, if I ruin them, I go buy another pair.

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    All the talk about shoes.. I had to go buy some!!
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