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A question for the experts on lasts and such (especially those of you who own/have tried on the Shaker Heights):    How does the overall fit (and in particular, length/width) compare between the 73 last (Shaker Heights) and the 511 (Dalton)?  I actually own both boots (several in each), but in different sizes/widths.  I have a few Shaker Heights in 9.5D, and a few Daltons in 9EEE.  Both fit me fine (the 9EEE is slightly better, and a 9E might be perfect, but it's not a...
 Nice, would love to see another run get going!
  I really like it, especially the lapels!  I've seen a lot of narrow lapels on dinner suits and I'm not a big fan - these look great.
I just stumbled upon some of the photo albums of the GMTO whiskey shell Skye 2 boots again - holy hell those are amazing!  I would sell half my shoe collection for a pair of them!   I can only hope someone drums up enough interest for another run of them someday.
I actually kinda like these slippers, although I'm not sure I'd pay $150 for them. Sandman:            Ralph Lauren makes some super comfy shearling slippers that retail for the same, but I got them last year for ~$80:  
 Did they intentionally make the back panel out of wrinkled/crappy leather?  Is that some sort of stylistic choice (like the green eyelet for the Bucks' jersey color), or just choosing a poorly made pair to photograph? Edit: Nevermind, I see it's sharkskin.
 Nah, this is the LGA.  They have all their Road Warrior shoes listed by their airport letters.  http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/allen-edmonds-lga-wingtip-oxford-men/3924777?origin=keywordsearch-personalizedsort&contextualcategoryid=2375500&fashionColor=Black&resultback=4732
 Wow, awesome news.  Any word on welt/edge choices?  Is it truly "MTO" or is it just factory specs with shell instead of calf?
 I found a pair of black ones on ebay but will probably pass.  I do like the look for a black boot, but in general I just don't wear much black.  The chili ones are nice, might grab some one day but I've got plenty of choices at the moment!
I currently own three pairs of them. The Brooks Brothers one in light brown, the Allen Edmonds version in light brown, and dark brown now. Clearly I have a problem.I also own four pairs of Daltons. Walnut, chocolate, dark chili, and walnut shell.Oh and some Long Branches in dark brown grain.I have a boot problem.
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