I am also doubting between these two.
Am I right when I say that the Ashdown is a bit dressier due to the "sharper" last and less high toecap ?
prefer the colour of the grasmere but the model ashdown ;-)
Jaguarlover from Belgium....member of the dutch equivalent "Stijlforum" for some years...
As I'm an anglophile, my style is "British gentleman farmer" => tweeds, Jaguars, corduroy or moleskin trousers, waistcoats, hunting ties, etc...
I will be more a reader than a poster though :-)