"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…"
"one of my favorites from the Edda -
'Brothers will battle to bloody end,
and sister's sons their sib betray,
woe's in the worlk, much wantonness;
[axe-age, sword-age- sundered are shields -
wind-age, wolf-age, ere the world…"
"Definitely Agincourt for me as well!
After Agincourt, the French cut the fingers off of every English Longbowman they could find. To this day, the English show off their two shooting fingers at the French ('Up Yours!') in defiance."
I thought it would be polite to introduce myself before diving headlong into the heart of the community.My name is Simon O'Brien, I hail from Hampshire in the UK.I am the very proud father of three beautiful daughters and have a Grandson and a Granddaughter.I ride an old V-twin motorcycle in all weathers and almost every day of the year.I have studied Wado-Ryu Karate for nearly 25 yearsI play guitar (as the song says 'Strictly rhythm, I don't want to make it cry or sing')Other than that I work…See More