Interesting Shoes - Close But No Cigar

When you try too hard, the end result usually does not come out quite right. For me, this Giuliano Fujiwara shoe represents just that. I mean, the upper paired with the Norwegian stitching was absolutely amazing, but then he had to completely ruin it by adding some chunky-ass, Red Wing looking sole. Maybe I missed the memo, but to me smart shoes just don’t go great with 2-inch (5 cm) platform, white-cushioned soles!! Had this had a normal leather or even rubber type of dress sole, it might have been ranked No.1 in my top shoes of 2011. It was even pebble-grain leather!! How cool is that: BLUE….PEBBLE-GRAIN…….LEATHER!!! It’s tough, but I can at least thank Mr. Fujiwara for the idea of the upper. Colored pebble-grain will now be something I look to make. CLOSE…..BUT…..NO CIGAR!!!

Picture Courtesy Of: The Shoe Buff

Share:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on pinterest
Share on tumblr
Share on email

2 thoughts on “Interesting Shoes – Close But No Cigar”

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Welcome to The Shoe Snob Blog!ย 

This blog was created to not only show the journey of one man who wanted to make the shoe industry the best it could be but also the share all of the knowledge gained along the way.ย 

Ultimately this blog is about seeing men wearing better shoes through education and sharing what is out there that deserves recognition.ย 

Click the link to read more about me and my journey to make this all happen!