The Shoe Snob Blog

June 26, 2014

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Magnanni at Pitti Uomo 86



Dear Readers,

I am a bit backed up today so don’t really have time to write. Therefore, I will leave you with some of the Magnanni shoes that I saw while I was at PItti. While I am not crazy about the bologna/fine blake construction that Magnanni does, I have always appreciated the design of their shoes. Here are some of the ones that I really liked.

See you tomorrow for more on Pitti Uomo 86


Justin, “The Shoe Snob”

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  • Brad

    Hey magnanni !! I have several pairs of the shoes shown in these pictures. It’s not often justin talks about magnanni. While I agree their construction isn’t the greatest. I admire a lot of their design and for the dollar are a great option, in my opinion, for that specific sleek look I go for when shopping for shoes. Most of them I have picked up usually run around 200$-300$.. I have seen several for upwards of 450$.. But at that price I would just go buy some meermin. Thanks for this Justin !

    • Ryan

      I picked up two pairs in the states its one of my favorite shoes i own love there styles!!!

      • Brad

        I do too ryan, I probably have 7-8 pairs total. I know what I am getting when I buy them, they look it alien made (they are Spanish) and they aren’t going to bankrupt me. when I splurge I do go for meermin or carmina, and one of these days I’m going to buy a NEW pair of G&G, and I would like to try a pair of Justin’s shoes on before buying them, I have an oddly shaped foot so se shoes do fit me poorly. I’m one of those guys who probably has 40-50 pairs of shoes I legitimately wear as much as possible I like the choices and variety. I value that more than I value having say, 10 pairs and being stuck with those. 10. .. Spending 450 a pop just slips a bit too far out of budget.

        • Ryan

          If you buy them go to nordstrom they have the best selection of them and they go on sale in the summer

    • TheShoeSnob

      my pleasure Brad. Some of these were to handsome to not feature, even if I would rather invest my money elsewhere

  • Geo

    For a little more than 450$ , instead of Meermin I would just go buy Fitzpatrick 🙂

    • TheShoeSnob

      amen! 😉

  • TheShoeSnob

    yes, magnanni will run bigger. So if you are us10 in Ferragamo, most likely you would be us9.5 in Magnanni