Are these shoes gorgeous or am I blinded by the name?

(37 Posts)
MichelleRouxJnr Sun 15-Sep-13 23:55:53

I think I want these for my autumn shoes.
DH thinks I'm seeing them through Rosie-tinted glasses (I'm a Rosie):

www.schuh.co.uk/womens-Tan-Red-Or-Dead-Rosie/1373186220/?s_kwcid=PTC&type=&cid=GOOG_PLA&keyword=&matchype=&adwords_prod=46571983151&network=g&mobile=&creative=21383523071&gclid=CNne_Ie_zrkCFbHItAodgBkAZQ#ReviewsSection

What do you people with much better tatse than me think?
Ty

cardamomginger Sun 15-Sep-13 23:58:12

They are not my kind of thing, but I think they are a very nice example of that kind of shoe that looks really good on someone who dresses differently to me.

If they fit in with your wardrobe, I say go for it!

pictish Sun 15-Sep-13 23:59:27

Exactly what card said. I am not fond of brogues, but if you are, they are very nice brogues.

MmmmWhiteWine Sun 15-Sep-13 23:59:41

Not for me, I'm afraid

Elsiequadrille Mon 16-Sep-13 00:02:11

I couldn't carry them off, but on the right person they could look well.

MichelleRouxJnr Mon 16-Sep-13 00:03:04

Thank you.
I'm not usually a brogues wearer - I just think they're lovely shoes.
Think I'll go to the shop and try them on rather than make an online purchase.
Never too late to become a brogue-ie, eh? (even at 38?)

VestaCurry Mon 16-Sep-13 00:03:49

I like brogues but not those for some reason

They look like mens shoes to me

The first picture was a bit of a shock as it looked like a giant clown's shoe. But they improved when I saw them on the model's feet.
They are OK if you like brogues.

LCHammer Mon 16-Sep-13 00:17:13

Not keen.

BackforGood Mon 16-Sep-13 00:20:16

I have to say, they look like men's shoes to me, from the picture.

MichelleRouxJnr Mon 16-Sep-13 00:23:19

Ah you're brilliant.
I really thought I wanted these but actually can't really afford another pair of shoes right now - you've convinced me thay ain't all that!
Thank you.

Firsttimer7259 Mon 16-Sep-13 06:44:35

Ooh I actually have these. They are quite thin and light compared to my other brogues which are Clark's hamble oaks. I get sore feet in them when I walk a lot as they aren't v padded. But they are lovely - proper brogues and so kinda mannish but not clumpy. I must say tho that that over time I love the Clark's brogues more

LostMarbles99 Mon 16-Sep-13 07:25:19

My dh would like them!

not helpful

PeacockPlumage Mon 16-Sep-13 07:32:07

Bit of a shock after your op! They look like men's shoes to me, and definitely not something I could carry off. Weare all different though.

As brogues go, they are probably the closest thing I've seen to mens shoes, so not for me. If you like them then that's all that matters really.

snowlie Mon 16-Sep-13 08:16:43

I like brogues, I particularly like shoes with a good toe and these curl up slightly which is a good thing in a brogue. I love mixing feminine and masculine styles, but my very pink 10 year old is horrified with anything boyish!

BikeRunSki Mon 16-Sep-13 08:24:39

I love them! Now I am cross I wore my new Clark's Brogues outside for the first time yesterday!

GobblersKnob Mon 16-Sep-13 09:10:06

I am not normally a brogue fan, but they could convert me, they are gorgeous.

iliketea Mon 16-Sep-13 09:12:05

I love them, but i've got 2 pairs of clarks hamble oaks brogues in different colours, so i love brogues.

CatAmongThePigeons Mon 16-Sep-13 09:14:09

I'm not a brogue fan, they're too far into masculinity for me personally (being just shy of 6' and size 8 shoe)

SundaySimmons Mon 16-Sep-13 09:53:32

Think Diane Keaton, well that's how I imagine I would look like in them. Male styling but classy and feminine.

Then reality kicks in and I realise I would look like I was wearing my dads shoes which isn't a good thing as he is 72.

charitygirl Mon 16-Sep-13 10:05:27

I'm a dedicated brogue-ist, and they look
good to me, but I think Office have a better selection.

'Pah!' to 'look like men's shoes'!

superkatee Mon 16-Sep-13 13:10:14

I love brogues. I bought a pair recently from dotty p's and they are black with gold studs love them. Not masculine at all!

www.dorothyperkins.com/en/dpuk/product/shoes-203538/flats-1979102/brogues-loafers-2058604/black-lace-up-brogues-2095132?refinements=category~%5b230031%7c208739%5d&bi=1&ps=20

^ Mine are are basically those with tiny god studs - was lucky and got them in the sale in store.

But I'm not a huge fan of these ones, I know brogues are suppose to be vintage but those look like something my grandma would wear!

moondog Mon 16-Sep-13 13:11:52

They are a bit scary 30s lesbian in tweed three piece, no?
(Might be the look you are after though.)

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