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#376 2017-08-31 07:57:20

The Woolster
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

stanshall wrote:

/\  cool stuff Woolly, do you Karhu?

I did as a kid in the early 80s, as did most of Finland, and then when they launched the Karhu Originals line about 15 years ago, I bought a pair of made in Finland Supergreens and another pair of blue and white Champions. Sadly, they have moved the manufacture abroad now, which is a deal-breaker for me.

I saw these on the bus today, though, and thought they looked good:
http://www.fourcountiesglidingclub.co.uk/images/large/products/Karhu%20447_LRG.jpg

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#377 2017-08-31 08:01:15

stanshall
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

The Woolster wrote:

stanshall wrote:

/\  cool stuff Woolly, do you Karhu?

I did as a kid in the early 80s, as did most of Finland, and then when they launched the Karhu Originals line about 15 years ago, I bought a pair of made in Finland Supergreens and another pair of blue and white Champions. Sadly, they have moved the manufacture abroad now, which is a deal-breaker for me.

I saw these on the bus today, though, and thought they looked good:
http://www.fourcountiesglidingclub.co.u … 47_LRG.jpg

definitely understand your frustration with the overseas manufacturing of an iconic brand, but those new Karhus do look nice, I always have liked that color in a sneaker.


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#378 2017-08-31 22:47:06

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

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"I happen to believe that the 1954 decision was right. But my belief does not matter; it is now the law. Some of you may believe the decision was wrong. That does not matter - it is the law. And we both respect the law." - RFK

 

#379 2017-09-02 23:31:42

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

https://garywarnett.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/photo-25.jpg


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#380 2017-09-07 20:40:36

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

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"I happen to believe that the 1954 decision was right. But my belief does not matter; it is now the law. Some of you may believe the decision was wrong. That does not matter - it is the law. And we both respect the law." - RFK

 

#381 2017-09-12 15:26:32

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/da/e8/12/dae81278bd227b4568baf990cf45a73d--new-balance-print-ads.jpg


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#382 2017-09-13 09:37:44

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

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#383 2017-09-13 10:42:40

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

Interesting to note (well to me anyway) that Jack Purcell sneakers were made by the BF Goodrich company. A famous old American tyre maker, now owned by Michelin of France.


'I'm not that keen on the Average Look .......ever'. 
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#384 2017-09-13 17:28:27

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

https://s26.postimg.org/9mmmu9l55/Screen_Shot_2017-09-13_at_19.03.32.png


"I happen to believe that the 1954 decision was right. But my belief does not matter; it is now the law. Some of you may believe the decision was wrong. That does not matter - it is the law. And we both respect the law." - RFK

 

#385 2017-09-15 09:51:34

stanshall
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/76/ea/e7/76eae7cc72dbfda1300daf03be7a1e1f--keds-spotlight.jpghttps://i.pinimg.com/736x/d1/2d/51/d12d518d2b10097654b3fe54d07215e5--keds-vintage-black.jpg


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#386 2017-09-15 09:54:23

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

does this rendition of Stan Smith make you want to buy his sneakers or call the police?:

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/a9/8c/e4/a98ce4b86609405644e7c095be63c27b--pub-adidas-stan-smiths.jpg


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#387 2017-09-15 17:56:12

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

stanshall wrote:

does this rendition of Stan Smith make you want to buy his sneakers or call the police?:

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/a9/8c/e4/a98c … smiths.jpg

Lock your doors, folks...

Interesting pair of Stan Smiths (?) on John...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/b7/ef/98/b7ef98e0db79aba64cc0b25c5356a7cb.jpg


"I happen to believe that the 1954 decision was right. But my belief does not matter; it is now the law. Some of you may believe the decision was wrong. That does not matter - it is the law. And we both respect the law." - RFK

 

#388 2017-09-15 22:42:26

Babbling Brooks
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

Black plims! That's the problem really John was always a rocker at heart. Yoko appears to have gone fully Berlin with her choice of clothes.


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#389 2017-09-19 19:37:46

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-5HuSLmd81qY/TYycvnbzdPI/AAAAAAAADqg/cWq57I27hDc/s640/screen-shot-2010-12-29-at-5-33-17-pm.png


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#390 2017-09-19 23:47:53

woofboxer
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

woofboxer wrote:

Interesting to note (well to me anyway) that Jack Purcell sneakers were made by the BF Goodrich company. A famous old American tyre maker, now owned by Michelin of France.

I believe that Goodrich also made PF Flyers!


'I'm not that keen on the Average Look .......ever'. 
John Simons

 

#391 2017-09-22 09:31:36

stanshall
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

https://ovkstatic.cdnservices.de/media/catalog/product/cache/2/small_image/300x/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/c/g/cg2919_1.jpg


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#392 2017-10-01 10:50:13

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

https://s25.postimg.org/ikiwhht6n/IMG_0790.jpg

Brooks Chariot reissues - tempted.


'I'm not that keen on the Average Look .......ever'. 
John Simons

 

#393 2017-10-01 20:55:21

Berkeley_Breathes
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

woofboxer wrote:

https://s25.postimg.org/ikiwhht6n/IMG_0790.jpg

Brooks Chariot reissues - tempted.

As am I. My next sneaker purchase is the Saucony Jazz, though, and I've been wanting them for so long I can't lose my focus now...


"I happen to believe that the 1954 decision was right. But my belief does not matter; it is now the law. Some of you may believe the decision was wrong. That does not matter - it is the law. And we both respect the law." - RFK

 

#394 2017-10-01 21:41:46

stanshall
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

/\  Saucony Jazz are comfortable Beebs, I have some, worn them on and off for years, used to get them at Paragon for $35 circa '97, they were a great bargain ... recommended .....

that being said, I'm with both Woof and you in wanting a pair of Brooks Chariots too, I like the way they lace up, think they look cool .....


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#395 2017-10-05 22:25:50

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Re: The Question of Sneakers

https://media.glamour.com/photos/56964d7893ef4b09521054df/master/h_1025,c_limit/fashion-2013-08-01-marilyn-monroe-jeans-clash-by-night-main.jpg


"I happen to believe that the 1954 decision was right. But my belief does not matter; it is now the law. Some of you may believe the decision was wrong. That does not matter - it is the law. And we both respect the law." - RFK

 

#396 2017-10-06 02:15:44

The Woolster
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

^ Oh yess!!! Marilyn wearing Keds there, maybe?  I have never seen this film, but totally dig Keith Andes' look.. the sneakers, the chambray, the HBT dungarees... also the way he wears his belt here. Great stuff, and just the kind of thing I'm into at the mo.

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/e3/ee/e3/e3eee3b84c6b378931121af8a71b207b.jpg

https://pmcfootwearnews.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/clash-by-night.jpg?w=1170

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#397 2017-10-17 11:19:05

stanshall
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

ACG-inspired hiking-boot-style so-called mid-runner:

http://forums.filmnoirbuff.com/uploads/275_mr_2_mid-runner.jpg


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#398 2017-10-28 14:31:25

Berkeley_Breathes
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

"What the f*** are you looking at?"

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-a8e4E4D6ySs/Vn2q3K7lB6I/AAAAAAAAANA/Xyu0ysWReT8/s1600/tumblr_np4zuvsaOR1qzml3jo7_1280.jpg


"I happen to believe that the 1954 decision was right. But my belief does not matter; it is now the law. Some of you may believe the decision was wrong. That does not matter - it is the law. And we both respect the law." - RFK

 

#399 2017-10-28 20:27:39

Berkeley_Breathes
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

http://www.sothebys.com/content/dam/stb/lots/N08/N08996/003N08996_6G7JV.jpg


"I happen to believe that the 1954 decision was right. But my belief does not matter; it is now the law. Some of you may believe the decision was wrong. That does not matter - it is the law. And we both respect the law." - RFK

 

#400 2017-11-08 09:22:10

Berkeley_Breathes
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Re: The Question of Sneakers

Pauline Kael

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-rMe94_QDxvU/WgBh4o5oV8I/AAAAAAAANtk/FRoufCyo43My4k29JRXW3YV7VIKCoiAKACLcBGAs/s1600/Kael-tennis-shoes.jpg


"I happen to believe that the 1954 decision was right. But my belief does not matter; it is now the law. Some of you may believe the decision was wrong. That does not matter - it is the law. And we both respect the law." - RFK

 

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