I think the "Cole Haan Collection" shoes are solid. I would never pay their retail price (sometimes pushing $400) but I have one pair that I got on a great discount which were made in Italy and have lasted very well.
Originally Posted by tedbearz
Don't forget you can price match to zappos!
Do they do any sort of check for your size?
I mean if Amazon only has size 7 & 8, will zappos match the price for my size 10.5?
I have decided to buy these Wing Tip Bal Shell Cordovans, but I am in no hurry at all. Could I expect these shoes to go on some sort of sale, say in the next year? If not, I will just purchase them now.
As I look at more coats, lots of them have Loro Piana Storm System, or some other similar Storm Protection thing.
Is this something that I should consider looking for? Does it actually make a difference in hoe the coat handles wind/rain? And what brands besides BrooksBrothers have this material or something similar?
Tried a search, but didn't find too much.
Anyways, I'm moving to the northeast and will needto buy my first real overcoat. I am looking to get a black or charcoal coat. It would be worn over just a shirt 50% of the time and over a suit the rest. Most important I would like it to be really warm and stand up to the cold elements. I would like it to cost about $650 or less.
There was a 100% Cashmere Facconable coat at Nordstroms on sale for about $690, but it seemed...
Originally Posted by lee_44106
AE Park Avenues retail for $315. You can get them for around $230, brand new, first quality. Paying $200 more to "step up" to a Crockett & Jones or Santoni FAM (even if you can even find one at that price) is not a good value proposition. A little better finish in detail, and perhaps better quality leather (I'm not sure about this).
The only reason, in my opinion, to go to a C&J is for the sleeker style, as the...