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How do I prevent the points of my collar from curling? For example, this is a cotton oxford after a day of wear after being ironed with steam. I've never tried starch though .
Someone polished these light-color AE Fifth Aves with black polish, and now they're up on the Bay for pretty cheap. Should I buy and try to strip them?
Allen Edmonds Grayson Shell Cordovan Burgundy 6.5D. These are lightly worn (approx 10 times) and in great condition, with light creases only starting to develop in the gorgeous shell. I believe these originally were seconds. The only flaws I see are: Slight color variation marks on the inside sides of the shoes -- visible mostly under direct sunlight. I've tried to photograph them accurately, please compare the photos in sunlight vs. in shade. There are also a few...
Allen Edmonds Grayson 7D tassel loafer. Worn less than 10 times. Uppers in great condition with normal creasing. Color is between walnut and bourbon, not sure exactly. This was my first shoe in the 7 last, and it's a bit loose in the heel. Ground shipping CONUS included, no shoe trees. $65 $60
Trade your white collar for a blue one, sweat while you work outside, never be cold!
Wouldn't this in leather essentially be a Strand in brown calf? This shoe is my exact size, but i question how I would polish them without getting polish smudges on the linen
A local store has a pair of AE Strawfut size 7E for $139+tax. It's on the #5 last like Park Aves, and 1st quality, new without box. Can proxy if anyone wants.
On ebay...
I note that after some wear, you'll be able to close them much more -- the leather stretches and the cork footbed will sink a little. When I bought my PAs (7E) the quarters were almost as wide as yours, now they're nearly parallel and fit like a glove.
I thrifted some pants that are a bit too short, so I lengthened the hem a 1/2" with available material. When I ironed it, I can't seem to make the previous hemline disappear. These pants are 98%cotton 2%stretch, and I ironed with steam on the highest temperature setting. Any ideas? What trick do the drycleaners use?
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