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The 'shadow' tee by AS Colour is pretty nice indeed only thing is it's pretty thin and after a few washes the material folds oddly around the neck - that's just my personal experience

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yeah, all as colour tees are paper thin though. good for australian summer, bad for repeated wears/washes.

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amen to that. i find gildan my personal favourite with the higher neck and much thicker material and i think they look better wither prints on them as well, the con is again in summer it's a sweat storm in nz.

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http://www.topman.com/en/tmuk/product/tux-white-leather-tennis-shoes-2339494

 

 

already own several pairs of CPs but felt like getting these anyway. best achilles knock off i've spotted imo, but i'm wary of the sizing (whether it runs big like CPs or not idk, i ordered tts) and also the insole (whether it is leather or not).

 

i ordered with 20% off and free shipping at the time, came to $90-something aud

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margiela lowtops/dior lowtops....adidas gazzelle/samba

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Waiting for Adidas to (re)release the Stan Smiths to buy a pair of white and a pair of black to wear them everyday...

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follow up on the common projects knock offs for those who care and are willing to forego dignity to cop

 

i wear 42 in CPs and bought a 43 in these. they are somewhat roomy in the toebox (forefoot is not as pointed as CPs), but the width is just fine (and i have fat feet). wearing normal socks seems to let these fit just fine.

 

the sole is practically the same length as achilles in size 42 (~12 inches). there is about a thumb width of space between the front tip and my big toe - same as the achilles.

 

  • silhouette is not exactly the same. it's a chunkier shoe all around - even the rubber sole is a little thicker around the stitched edge.
  • the sole itself is also a knock off of the CP sole (i have no idea what they're called)
  • the insole is leather and is glued in but doesn't fit as flush as that of CPs (minor gripe)
  • there is some gold embossment inside (topman branding and '55001506' on the side)
  • heel stitching looks a little dodgy as you can see. it only extends up a tiny bit
  • they are sort of creaky when i walk around in them. will probably stop once they are broken in
  • laces aren't straight laced like CPs. i've made the mistake of criss-crossing a pair of achilles once and the wrinkle/stress point at the forefoot and toeline was all fucked up. not sure if that is a problem for this shoe.

 

they are made in portugal, if that means anything

 

 

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Sifr has a Beanstalk tee without the crazy price tag. These are great for the Taller dudes who don't want to pay Rick prices.

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damir-doma-spring-summer-2013-accessorie KD7 lifestyle has a similar design to damir doma falco's, kd shoes still ugly though

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damir-doma-spring-summer-2013-accessorie KD7 lifestyle has a similar design to damir doma falco's, kd shoes still ugly though

 

they're both ugly imo

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Paul Harnden combat boots - 1300 euros, prices may be more now

 

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William Lennon "Hill" Shepherd's boots - 200 quid

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https://www.weargustin.com/store/1897

 

$149USD, pretty much 1:1 to CP achilles by the looks of it, margom sole, laces and all. I wish they came in all-black (maybe another run down the line)

 

they have some other margom sole sneakers as well

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