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I don't own any E.G. oxford boots myself only 3 E.G. derby boots. On my derby boots there is no excess space between the shaft of the boot and my legs, while still having about a CM of distance between the facings at the height of the highest eyelets/speed hooks. If there is no excess space between the facings you cannot tighten the shoes further if needed.You look to be wearing casual (thicker) socks, yet you still have a sea of room around the shaft, I would personally...
Most experienced fitters I have met advised me to wear dress socks when getting fitted for dress shoes. In the event you get fitted with thicker socks and afterwards you switch to thinner dress socks there is a good chance that the fit will not be as good had you been fitted with dress socks to begin with. Some shops will even offer you a free pair of dress socks if you come in with casual socks and show interest in fitting some of their shoes with the intent to buy.
Brand: Burberry London Description: Single breasted mens raincoat with original belt Colour: Black Size: 48 Extra: Original Burberry shopping bag, dispatch note, returns note (no longer valid), booklets and tags, original extra buttons in unopened bag included Condition: This item has only been worn a few times and is in excellent condition
Also willing to sell for 490 euro without the shoe trees.
Wow, those are really beautiful, congrats! Really like the combination of swan neck + the side wing on this version of the Shannon.Might have to order a pair soon.
The R1 (rubber sole) is another great option, wears less fast than leather in my experience. I had seen that E.G. offered a black Chelsea (82 last) on the R1 sole the Edward Green webshop. I personally would rather have a couple of foul weather shoes on OEM rubber then go the toppy route. I currently have a Galway on Dainite double and a Shanklin on R1 for those purposes, the rest of my collection is on leather soles.
IRL tobacco has more orange infused with it compared to nutmeg. Tobacco is in my opinion a bit more vibrant and louder than nutmeg. Nutmeg has not much orange to it at all.I used to have a pair of E.G. shoes in tobacco suede, but had to sell them because the fit was not to my liking. The top two pictures come pretty close to how nutmeg looks in normal daylight.
Mine when they were new, shots taken in different lighting conditions. These were MTO, made to my specs: Nutmeg suede Dover on the 606, B1 sole with natural Edge Dress:
I think the Alderley looks better on the 202 and also a lot better in more traditional shades of brown or in burgundy. If I were to get a pair, they would be on the 202 in Rosewood CC.
This is in my opinion not a very accurate description. The story around the 82 (wooden) last that was floating around SF and other fora was that Edward Green had found that their old 82 wooden lasts had shrunk over the years, so they had new 82 lasts made in resin to their original dimensions.Leffot was said to have given some of their customers the advice to size down half a size, that is not the same thing as that E.G. made the new lasts half a size bigger.For me...
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