"Ah! Okay. I'd always wondered if it was just an aesthetic having the shoelaces making an X over the two eyelets and that perhaps some boat shoes didn't actually have laces to tie, that it was more of a slip on sort of routine. Thanks."
"Now that this thread has been resuscitated. I have a question.
I have also been looking into getting a pair of boat shoes as of late and I'm curious if it's possible to wear them with the laces tucked/hidden/however they hell they make…"
"When it comes to this part of the forum I'm not the biggest toad in the water, but I think I have enough sartorial sense to tackle this question.
I reckon the classic brown would go best with dark blue jeans. Black is a bit trickier, but I…"
"Yeah, they are about 10 bucks cheaper there than the Sperry website. Exchange rate is good right now but it was better a few weeks ago, might go back up again in my favour. I'll keep an eye out and see if any stores carry them here and what the…"
"Anyone know what Brick and Mortar stores, particularly here in Canada, carry Sperry. Hopefully with decent selection of style and colour. Sperry themselves online don't appear to ship to Canada and neither does Zappos. Zappos has a Canadian…"
"George is that because you already knew what that special career was? I do not right now, and if I did I wouldn't even question staying in college and finishing that degree to get me that dream job. "
"No. I took off to work and did not go back for 26 years. Got my B.A. at 48 and M.A. at 50. Did not start career I always wanted until I was 51. Wish I had stayed in and received my degrees when I was 21 and 23. Do not leave school."