PSA: the Burlington coat factory on 23rd and 6th in Manhattan has the following:
Tan Suede mcgregor in 9D for $139.99
Tannish kiowas in 9D for $89.99
Black manchesters in 11D for $139.99
Tan mcgregors in 11D for $139.99
Alden low vamp loafers in black shell, sized 8C. Shoe trees and original box included. Flannel bags not included. Bidding starts at $275, buy it now for $375. Shoes will be shipped earliest, Saturday, Oct 19th.
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I could have sworn I came across a thread detailing how some guy was removing the black layer from the sole of his shoes (might have been AE's) to expose the wood underneath. Has anyone else read/come across this on either this site or another? I tried to search but my word combinations haven't turned up anything. Would greatly appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction. Thanks!
i finally got the flaring fixed! i visited an AE store and i told them what my issue was and they suggested the runner's tie/lock lacing:courtesy of ian's shoelace site:here's what it looks like now after i tried it (pardon the socks):i'm pretty happy with the results. my only concern now is the stitching on the sole. do you think this is something i should be worried about? is it a flaw?i'm pretty sure if i topy it, the topy will cover that spot anyways.
thanks, i might just try and return for a different version of the same size.i also tried tightening the laces a lot more, which did help, but didn't fix the bowing out comletely. i'd like to minimize it as much as possible.
so i got my mctavishes today and i need some advice on fit. i wear the strands in 8D, and sized down appropriately for the mctavishes. i got the 7.5D's however i still feel they are a bit long and i'm experiencing some weird and unsightly gap-age around the ankles. i've stuck my finger in the space to show how badly it gaps. do you think they shoes are still too big/wide? should i size down to 7D or 7E? any help would be greatly appreciated! attaching a pic of my...