Just got sent an email to review a recent purchase of a shirt I ordered but actually haven't received/gotten shipping notification for yet. Wonder if something is up with their automated system that makes it think I got it?
Interest check for UK9/US10 snuff suede captoe on the Hiro last, worn once around the mall. I just don't think the fit will work out for me, can send/upload pictures if so. Total including shipping to the US was $233, would be willing to part with them for $200 shipped.
The honest answer is, the two shoes are so different, there really is no way for me to compare - one is a dark brown lace up cap-toe, the other a medium-brown slip-on loafer. That said... Not surprisingly between the darker color and cap toe, the benchgrade has much less visible creasing where the medium brown loafer is more pronounced from the start. Similarly, thanks to having laces the captoe has less heel slip, where the loafer does have a little (though still...
I would say it is almost certainly just you aren't used to the last, they really are a nice balance, and appropriately sleek for suiting. Low quality pic, but below is a good example. These are size 10 FWIW.