PSA: Allbirds make you look like a massive dork

I don't care how comfortable they are - whenever I see someone wearing Allbirds in or outside of the office I automatically assume they're a huge dweeb who got bullied in high school. Either wear real quality leather sneakers or keep your dress shoes on, and throw those wool pieces of crap in the garbage. Thx. 

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Jul 20, 2022 - 7:46am
PeepeeFinancePoopoo, what's your opinion? Comment below:

When I found out that they're not even waterproof... bruh

Life is a road... and I love creating potholes
Jul 20, 2022 - 8:56am
GoingToBeAnMD, what's your opinion? Comment below:

+SB. This needed to be said. 

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Jul 20, 2022 - 11:32am
CharlesCheese, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I don't necessarily disagree with the sentiment, but I actually think it's being a massive dork that makes you look like a massive dork.  Living through most of the finance fashion trends over the past 10 years (e.g. Barbour jackets, patagonia, deal sleds, Canada goose, now Arcteryx, etc.) has led me to this conclusion.  

These are all objectively cool brands that make a fashionable product but high finance is inundated with sunken chest nerd followers who run these brands into the ground.  My point is that massive dorks who have money, but no style, wear these brands because they see others wearing them, but ultimately end up looking like massive dorks in trendy clothing.

Idk man, this probably makes no sense, but it sounded so good in my head.

Jul 20, 2022 - 11:35am
GoingToBeAnMD, what's your opinion? Comment below:
CharlesCheese

Idk man, this probably makes no sense, but it sounded so good in my head.

Well, you got one thing right in your post . . .

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Jul 20, 2022 - 11:40am
CharlesCheese, what's your opinion? Comment below:

LOL - I tee'd you up, fair play

You're definitely going to survive your move to NY.  You're definitely going to be able to maintain your same lifestyle.  You're definitely going to do well here.  You're definitely not going to get eaten alive.  You're definitely going to be here for more than 2 years.  

Jul 20, 2022 - 12:33pm
nycmadison, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I agree with the premise but I wouldn't put Allbirds in the same category as the other brands you mentioned. I don't think Allbirds sneakers are fashionable or cool by themselves, whereas Gucci, Patagonia and Barbour make quality stuff that's cool by itself but overworn by finance bros and turned into a meme. 

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Jul 20, 2022 - 1:34pm

There's a difference between style and fashion. Then there are leather sneakers with white soles which are neither stylish or fashionable. You look like you work in a bowling alley or Best Buy.

And yeah, most Allbirds are ugly but it's funny that it's not recognized that most leather sneakers are disgusting as well. This post is like a dork putting down another dork to look cool.

Jul 20, 2022 - 3:21pm
nycmadison, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I'm literally doing God's work trying to save the tree runners from lifelong virginity, and you have the nerve to come in here and criticize. Please enlighten us with your views on acceptable footwear for men. In a casual setting, you can do much worse than leather sneakers.

Jul 20, 2022 - 3:24pm
nycmadison, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I am genuinely trying to help people and strong language is more effective. 

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