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Sorry to say but you obviously have never seen Cheaney Imperials if you think Andrew Lock's shoes are rebadged Imperials. If you are so certain of your assertions show us some pictures or some facts to support what you say. Hard to understand all this ill feeling - with nothing to back it up, and nothing of substance to contribute at all.
I asked at all the city "cobblers" including these ones and not one was even aware of DainiteRidgeway etc I was met with blank looks and no we don't do that mate.... the best offer I could get was that they could put Topy on! Cobblers ?
One can only wonder is BeachBum incapable of reading or is has he got some undisclosed agenda re Justin? Shoe Snob blog is very inclusive of lots of makers of varied styles and countries of origin. Dedicated to his genuine interest in great shoes. What's to hate about that?!
I've met Justin as well and found him forthright, knowledgeable and focussed, and just to tie in a couple of points he explained about the realities of getting shoes made and it wasn't just about money but more about economies of scale to get small runs done as he needs for his initial business. If you have seen his shoes in the flesh and talked to him you will know he gets the best possible result by working closely with the makers and insisting on good standards. And i...
+ inner sole would help as well
Sorrymeant to say the monks I have are 11F
Thanks - the only AS shoes I have are thin red line monks presumably 99 last and they fit well slightly on the large side. Not sure re instep etc but these ones I have seem to have less creasing wherethe foot bends than CJ for example so maybe this last is better for me? Measuring my foot its around 29 cm and 11 across.
Just wondered how is the fit on these? I fit 10.5 or 11 on most CJ lasts and 11 in EGThanks! They look great
Just wondered did Barneys sell them as UK 11 / US 12, whereas the box actually says 11.5UK/12 US My point is that their advertised size marking is out by 1/2 size! Great boots Heschung though, they don't get much love on SF I think ......
Only thing to worry about is the size as Barneys say UK 11 US 12 - i bought Manioc Heschung a few weeks back also at great reduction and the box says UK11.5 US12 - i find the UK size is about right ie 11.5 and as such about half size too big. Same situation re the Trembles?
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