Which sneakers for my husband?

Pebli

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So our anniversary is coming up and I wanted to get him some sneakers. Which do you like better? He doesn't mind logos so I think it might be nice for him to have something mono since the rest of his collection is damier, but I really like the other pair as well. Please help! Thanks :smile: Screenshot_20170316-155144.png Screenshot_20170316-154836.png
 

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They are two very obviously different choices. One being an understated luxury, casual and versatile. You can wear it day and night as it's essentially a pair of black sneakers. The other in Monogram Savane is a bit more flashy, a bit more special, but it's still easy to wear because of the navy.

Personally, I'd go with the Savane as it's more fun. For a pair of basic, classic black sneakers, I'd just go with other brands that are slightly better on the wallet like Lanvin because we all know LV shoes are a bit more expensive and I personally don't think the 1st pair is special enough.
 
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Pebli

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They are two very obviously different choices. One being an understated luxury, casual and versatile. You can wear it day and night as it's essentially a pair of black sneakers. The other in Monogram Savane is a bit more flashy, a bit more special, but it's still easy to wear because of the navy.

Personally, I'd go with the Savane as it's more fun. For a pair of basic, classic black sneakers, I'd just go with other brands that are slightly better on the wallet like Lanvin because we all know LV shoes are a bit more expensive and I personally don't think the 1st pair is special enough.
Thanks, you make very good points. Plus he has a pair of converse which look rather similar to the first pair I posted! Despite being casual, I wouldn't want him wearing these all the time anyway as to not wear them out too quickly, so I think you're right in saying I should go for the more "special" pair.
 

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Even though I have mono myself, I just worry it's a bit too flashy sometimes but they're my own feelings, not his.
 

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Thanks, you make very good points. Plus he has a pair of converse which look rather similar to the first pair I posted! Despite being casual, I wouldn't want him wearing these all the time anyway as to not wear them out too quickly, so I think you're right in saying I should go for the more "special" pair.
Only if it suits his aesthetic and style. If this gift isn't a surprise, maybe let him try both on and see with one works best with his overall everyday outfit. Good luck! :smile:
 

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I like the second pair, yes a little more flashy but they look really cool :cool: gld!
 

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I much prefer the first pair. :P They seem super comfy and more worryfree than the second pair (that smooth leather is calling for scratches!)

But then again, I only like monogram on bags, small leather goods, and luggage. I don't find monogram on clothing, belts, or shoes appealing at all.
 

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As a guy very into sneakers, I would say neither. I don't like the ankle detail on the first pair. The idea of the second pair is nice, but something about the execution is off.
 

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Thanks, you make very good points. Plus he has a pair of converse which look rather similar to the first pair I posted! Despite being casual, I wouldn't want him wearing these all the time anyway as to not wear them out too quickly, so I think you're right in saying I should go for the more "special" pair.
Would he be okay with wearing such conspicuously branded shoes? I know it's an issue with some people, which might be something to consider.