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Bourbon Strands today Chris
Cognac McTavish in the morning sun. Chris
Late 1990s AE bourbon and current walnut belt comparison. Chris
Not much patina on these. I also have some bourbon Bridgeton loafers from the late 1990's - early 2000's and they are the identical color.The color is close to walnut, but with a touch more orange to it. I am wearing my walnut belt today and when I held the belt up to the shoes you can see the difference better.Chris
I like that one a lot.Chris
Going old school today. This was AEs bourbon in the late 1990s - early 2000s. The Sanford. Chris
I have quite a few AE shoes and all are the same size except for 3 (only about 8% of my AEs). The only AE's in a different size are the Rough Collection / casual shoes - McTavish, Black Hills, and Odenwalds. I went down 1/2 size on these and kept the same width.I have many lasts also - several handsewns and at least 7 different welted lasts.One thing that throws a wrench in this is the fact I have 2 McTavishes (natural and cognac) - the natural are 1/2 size down and the...
Hoping AE brings out a new short wing blucher this spring. But in meantime I'm wearing my Hinsdales. Chris
Just a suggestion on your boot issue - try AE Shoe Creamhttp://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/producti_SF560_1_40000000001_-1?style=507I had a pair of burgundy shoes that got a scuff - didn't damage the leather, but took the color off. Regular carnauba polish was not helping. My local menswear / shoe store recommended the burgundy shoe cream due to its high dye content. The salesperson recommended putting a dab of the shoe cream on the spot and letting it sit for a...
It's Friday so I had some fun with the Odenwalds Chris
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