"Those are in fact ECCO golf shoes. After some scouring, I found the model on Amazon:
...although I would think that the mock cleats on the bottom would be uncomfortable for everyday wear on pavement."
"I've worn New Balance, Adidas, and Rebok in the past and they have several (non-neon) colors that can be worn for every-day wear. For this go-round I wanted a pair of cross-trainers that had something similar to running spikes on the sole and I…"
"I guess you could say I was calling myself an old man since I was the one seeking those type of shoes. My boys just got some new shoes and they chose blue ones; it was a bright royal blue color but it is difficult to make blue a neon color unless…"
"Kindly allow me to withdraw my "dorky" comment. To rephrase, I am looking for a non-bulky, non-running shoe, non-cross trainer casual "sneaker" to wear with jeans and a sweatshirt. Something that is comfortable but not as…"
"Hey, who are you calling an old man?
Actually I quite agree with your assessment of the state of the shoes. The only shoes I found for the gym are brilliant blue (neon if you would) but they fit and support where I need them to. I do wear them with…"
"What could be more casual than sneakers and jeans? Really what are you going for here?
There are no "sneakers", there are tennis shoes, trainers, running shoes, basketball shoes, and probably others but "sneakers" is a generic…"
"I think tennis shoes can go with jeans but they are hard to find.
No neon white shoes.
No neon orange, green, yellow
No black shoes
You want something basic and toned down. Think gray with a bit of blue or black.
The problem is they don't…"
"Okay so it is not too dressy it is an issue of not dressed for the occasion, now I understand.
For support you may just need to change your insole. That should cover going for a walk.
As to out door activities you may need lace up sport shoes…"
"Will give you an example of both form and function. I wear a pair of casual Sperry Penny Loafers but I think they are a bit too dressy when I'm wearing jeans and a sweatshirt and although they have a great rubber sole, they are not adequate for…"
"The fetishization of old timey stuff throws me. Just got a real bowler, from my grandfather's cache, and it's uncomfortable as hell.
The old days really were pretty crappy as people didn't know any better. Throughout the last…"
"What exactly is it what you are trying to do? Is this a roleplay thing or do you actually want to learn skills? The things you are talking about take time to learn. People went through year long apperenticeships to learn things like blacksmithing or…"
Hello, I am recently returning to these forums after a couple of years with a new-found interest in old world traditions and community building.I want to combine these two interests by forming a fraternal order for young men to be part of a positive group. Because most young men don't have a lot of disposable income the idea would be to facilitate their practical, rather than financial, contributions to their communities. We would try out and practice old world skills such as blacksmithing,…See More
"I prefer the ESV. I am a theology student and so the "essentially-literal" translation is useful to me since the Bible is the bulk of my research material. For my own personal devotions though I have enjoyed using both the NIV and NLT. As…"
"There are many, many theories about what you are asking. Simply put, your question boils down to the purpose of the atonement, or "why did Jesus have to die?". I wrote a brief (2 page) essay on the subject for a theology class which was…"