What Men's Dress Shoe Brands Are Worth Their Money – What Shoes You Should Buy – Gentleman's Gazette

What Men's Dress Shoe Brands Are Worth Their Money – What Shoes You Should Buy – Gentleman's Gazette

Ever wonder what shoe brands or styles are worth their money, which ones are overpriced and what is just crap?

Here is what we discussed:

00:41 Stacy Adams, several comments about a great value for the money (sub $100). Thoughts?
01:02 What do you think of Lottusse?
01:40 Fratelli Rosetti?
03:18 Prime Shoes?
​03:22 Baldinini?
03:28 Acemarks?
04:18 Expensive heritage brands like Gucci, Ferragamo? Santoni?
05:45 JM Westons?
06:25 Best brands for loafers?
07:00 Any good brands for widths – wider or narrower feet?
07:38 Corthay?
08:44 Are Paul Evans shoes worth it?
10:03 Crockett and Jones? Bench grade?
10:51 Best brand for oxfords?
11:20 Allen Edmonds?
13:25 Shoepassion?
14:34 Loake L1 range?
15:07 Best brands under 200 Euro?
15:39 Meermin?
17:31 J Fitzpatrick?
18:14 Church’s? Are Church’s shoes worth the money? As good as crockett & jones?
19:24 Magnanni?
19:41 Cole Haan?
20:04 Tod’s?
20:34 Cheaney london shoes are they worth 500 pounds
21:04 John Lobb?
21:56 Borgioli?
22:04 Carlos Santos?
22:18 Herring?
23:12 How to buy quality shoes if you’re broke?
24:19 What are the most high end shoes you own? Were they worth the price?
25:19 El Corte Ingles?
25:38 Are Berluti overpriced?
26:28 What are your thoughts on Russel & Bromley? I found them to be great cheaper alternative to Church’s or Crockett & Jo.
26:43 Please How can we identify a good leather in a shoe?
27:58 Can you tell me what you think about R. M. Williams? I just bought my first 500€ Chelsea Boots from them.
​28:45 How do you rate Johnston Murphy…..
29:03 How long do you suspect a shoe for $400 would last without shoe care?
29:50 Edward Green?
30:38 What can you tell me about R. M. Williams? Liebe Grüße aus Düsseldorf
30:44 Raphael what is your favorite shoe brand?I’m really curious!
31:33 CArly shoes?
31:35 Who do you get to resole your shoes? Do you always send back to the manufacturer or use a local cobbler?
33:30 St Crispin?
34:23 Thursday Boot Company? Are they really goodyear?
34:47 Peter Huber shoes?
34:52 Sperry boat shoes?
35:14 Alden?
35:56 OCHNIK leather shoes. They are from Poland and you can get them for a very good price and get top quality.
36:01 Are there any good Bespoke shoe companies in the US…What are they??
36:42 Describe your outfit today

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50 Comments

  1. Kaung Sithu sett on May 28, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    Paul Evans? Overpriced. You gotta respect that kind of bravery



  2. John W on May 28, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    What do you know about Vintage Foundry? My wife got me a pair last week. I like the style, but never heard of them.



  3. igloo2 on May 28, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    I have some expensive shoes from various brands and I think the Gazette is under-rating the quality of luxury brands like Gucci and Hermes. The quality on my Gucci and Hermes shoes seems nicer than my Edward Greens.



  4. viggo kalman on May 28, 2021 at 8:21 pm

    Complains about Fratelli Rossetti for being Blake stitched, next minute praises Ace marks for being Blake stitched. I would choose Rossetti any day of the week 😳



  5. David Viner on May 28, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    Stop whispering, I can’t hear you



  6. Anthony Pipia on May 28, 2021 at 8:23 pm

    magnanni is Spanish not italian



  7. Mr. Gonterman on May 28, 2021 at 8:24 pm

    I love this guy



  8. hangableauto on May 28, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Take it from an Englishman, gentlemen, speak up.



  9. music 24-7 on May 28, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    I have bought four pairs of Crockett & Jones so far and none of them ever disappointed me. One could say, they are an opportunity to trade money for long-lasting happiness.



  10. smokesccreen on May 28, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Could you re-upload this with the volume fixed? I can’t watch and listen, i have to hold it to my ear



  11. Dimi Party on May 28, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    Do it AGAIN!!! WE CAN’T HEAR YOUUUU!!!



  12. LackadaisicalE on May 28, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    No Lloyd’s?



  13. Ron Yeahright on May 28, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    you’ve got to be kidding me with your volume



  14. The Colonel on May 28, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    Please record a voice over or re-edit the volume, this is very difficult to watch and listen to. Please!



  15. Veletta Davis Williams on May 28, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    Can barely hear but….how can I find out the year a pair of men’s Ferragamo oxfords came out and what they’re worth? I have a pair I’m curious about. Can’t believe you’ve not even heard of Stacy Adam’s!



  16. Banana on May 28, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    OK you guys that are furloughed now is the time to work through your shoe collection and renovate them.

    If your shoes are particularly dirty, brush the dried dirt off and clean the leather up with saddle soap. Rinse it off and leave to dry.

    Apply a generous amount of cobblers cream and leave to dry.

    Apply a generous amount of shoe polish and leave them out in HOT sun or use a hot hairdryer on the shoe to melt the polish in, finish with spit and polish with brush.

    If your shoes have leather soles, I would suggest that you wear the shine off it, one wear will do this and have a rubber sole applied, it will extend the life of the shoe.



  17. #piarate Ghost on May 28, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    Speak loud next time sir



  18. EL 'D on May 28, 2021 at 8:38 pm

    Great video but the volume is too low



  19. nuzh 81 on May 28, 2021 at 8:39 pm

    Never heard of Stacey Adams, sounds a lil to square for me fella’s…No disrespect but Stacy Adam’s maybe cheap but have good style and I think can be incorporated in any guys footwear..



  20. Stefan Steinepreis on May 28, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    Hello, what do you think about Scarosso? They sale shoes for 230€ and grant 50€ discount.



  21. Jav Iron on May 28, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    I m the same way. Not pay premium for a name, instead, same quality lower $$$



  22. Blood Report on May 28, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    turned off after about 20 seconds



  23. Nycbestman Nycbestman on May 28, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    too many commercials



  24. Claudio Pianetto on May 28, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    you didn’t. mentionCrockett and jones



  25. Cadet Proulx on May 28, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    Samuel Windsor



  26. Lokman Merican on May 28, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    Oliver Sweeney’s anyone?



  27. Daniel Claville on May 28, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    Carminas is nice for very fair pricing



  28. Miguel Munoz on May 28, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    What was the first brand he said



  29. Kevin McDonald on May 28, 2021 at 8:47 pm

    Shoe snob



  30. Richard Jones on May 28, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    Never liked Allen Edmonds. Not in the same league as Alden.



  31. Max Montair on May 28, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    Bought a pair of Allen Edmonds a year or two ago. Threw them out. Uncomfortable on the feet. Quality control is awful. Blocky



  32. Dorottya Medgyes on May 28, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    Does he cover Shoe Passion by any chance?



  33. Anthony S on May 28, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    If I Italy, go Officine Creative. Hand Made. Wonderful Style.



  34. John Deer on May 28, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    your volume is way to low



  35. John W on May 28, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    What are your thoughts on Cobbler Union?



  36. Joe Hinson on May 28, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    Have you looked at Anthony Veer shoes? Made in India, Goodyear welt, full grain leather. Price seems too good to be true, I’m trying to find out if it is or if it’s legit.



  37. Diego OG on May 28, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    I have 2 J.M Weston shoes I have owned for 18 years now… Great shoes, my favorites are the Moccasins.



  38. Calvin Le on May 28, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    Hello, my name is Calvin Le, I am from Viet Nam. I often see your chanels and I really like what you said specially shoes. I would like to ask you about Ace Marks’s shoes. Is this the best brand for the medium range shoes 300-500$ ?
    And I’ll be appreciated if you recommend more shoe’s brands with price from 300-500$.
    Thank you very much !



  39. Ja Ron on May 28, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    Is this reportoftheweek’s dad how have you not heard of Stacey Adams?



  40. Richard Fernandez on May 28, 2021 at 8:59 pm

    Cannot hear you.



  41. Tom Miller on May 28, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    Guy i can barely hear you.



  42. Logan Stinnett on May 28, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    I was interested to hear your take on Santoni’s. I have a pair of black Santoni oxfords and they are my highest end and most favorite pair of shoes I own, I wear them only occasionally. I am a Project manager however so I wear suit and tie everyday and unfortunately I need to visit construction sites pretty regularly so I mainly wear cheap rockports in which case I dont care if they get damaged. But sometimes my schedule is meetings with stakeholders so i can have entire days where I bounce from conference room to conference room and on those days I break out the santonis. Thanks for the vid!



  43. creative source on May 28, 2021 at 9:02 pm

    Generally American clothing is of inferior quality and design.



  44. Mark Chiang on May 28, 2021 at 9:08 pm

    U didn’t talk abt Ferragamo



  45. Rophe Heals on May 28, 2021 at 9:09 pm

    The volume is extremely low but thanks for the info



  46. Rexford Lord on May 28, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    Horribly done



  47. Ed Strazz on May 28, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    Can’t hear you homie. I know you have a lot of knowledge to pass on to this idiot. Been learning a lot from you.



  48. Hugo Conti on May 28, 2021 at 9:13 pm

    How do you spell the brand of shoes that you bought when you were a poor civil servant? I may buy a pair myself from Ebay 😉 This is such a great video; I really learned a lot about shoes. Thanks.



  49. gilbert zamorano on May 28, 2021 at 9:14 pm

    Have you ever tried DIS custom shoes made in Italy? You customize everything from color to soles. I’ve been looking for navy white brogues but can’t seem to find some already made.



  50. Elof Ragnar on May 28, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    This is really valuable content! For someone who knows some of the companies already and is trying to get to know more brands it is great that you introduced them! Thank you very much!!