Originally Posted by jungshoe
as far as i can tell, the quality is the same. what i don't like about buying rl-branded shoes is that eg will refuse to recraft the shoes for you once the soles wear out. however, rlpl shoes typically go on significant discount at least once a year (i've kopped mackays for under $500), while eg sales (like the recent saks sale) are few and farther between.
Simon Crompton from Permanent Style had his RLPL...