Believe it or not, there are a few people that are dead set on the other method. I had one person on eBay message me and say that the Subtract 10 method was wrong and throwing off his browsing methodThey are both correct
I have always used the rule of thumb of "subtract 10" from the European size to get your American size. For example, a 50R EU becomes a 40R EU,a 54R EU becomes a 44R US, 58R EU becomes a 48R US, and so forth. Most online retailers, SFers and eBayers seem to follow this rule of thumb. The better stores and sellers also provide measurements to give you peace of mind. Far and way, "Subract 10" seems to be the most popular method.I recently became aware that the old school...
I post less frequently for a few months and notice the former namesake of the thread is gone for good! Wow
Paging all Noodle thread people to post here. http://www.styleforum.net/t/528796/what-are-your-beater-shoes-resurrection-of-a-beloved-pair-of-aldens/0_50
I thought about using a lighter brown edge dressing like @NAMOR used on his Marlows, but realized I didn't have any in my kit. Might order some for the next time I need to shine them
When the time comes to replace the soles, I'm thinking replacing them with dainite soles. Red brick might be a cool looking change of...
I was wondering what everyone's beater shoes are? I thought it would be cool to see pictures. The SWD forum has their jeans fade threads.
I've owned this pair of Alden loafers for a few years now and worn them pretty continuously. They have a lot of mileage on them. The insoles are molded perfectly to my feet. It's always astonishing to feel how comfortable these are after wearing heavier dress shoe all day. They are the Leydon last model made from chemically-treated...
X-post from the B&S.
Up for sale is a pair of very gently worn Crockett and Jones "Draycott" derbies in size 9G UK.
I have been on the fence whether or not to keep these. They fit me very well, but I never bring them out because they are hard to pair with dark suits. I have worn them no more than 3...