Don't know if this will help as i don't know where you live , if your in the UK you could visit the Cheaney factory i did and picked up a pair that i belive are made by Cheaney for Herring shoes i paid £190 and they are beautiful , these are my only quality shoe so i cant comment as to there ranking with other makes . These are the shoes .
Less of the older gentlemen I'm only 25 (hard life) joking coming up to 60 . I'm a bit late to the party as regards style not to mention Nigel Cabourn clothes but I'm learning with the help of this great forum . I'm hoping to add a Cabourn shirt and sweater in the future , thanks all who took the trouble to reply .
My wife and i a planning a trip to Venice and Florence in October , four days in each City , budget for Hotels Florence € 400 to 600 and Venice €900 to 1300 as it doesn't seem possible to do hotels cheap in Venice any recommendations would be appreciated. These are the ones i found from a search on this forum...