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First combo is too busy - if I saw that IRL my snap judgement would be that you'd chosen a shirt and tie in the dark. The second combo looks good to me, though others may consider it too conservative. IMHO, a pink gingham shirt is never conservative.
Sulka Vicuna robe / dressing gown.
Quote: Originally Posted by StephenStyle Fit TTS. Interesting - I'm normally an 11 (most C&J lasts, EG 202, Church's etc). For these, I went down to a 10, because they are quite an elongated last and being a loafer I wanted a slightly snugger fit.
Quote: Originally Posted by SimonC They had some sublime 'museum'ish finish dark olive green loafers with what looked damned like a reverse handstitch split toe for only £280. The lasts look a lot sleeker than the photos on the website that were previously posted. I gave in to temptation;
Quote: Originally Posted by deadly7 Tried to buy from SimonC and he never responded to a PM I, or other members, sent. I did respond to all PMs for items still available for sale; I apologise that with the festive season I've been a little slower to update posts to reflect items that have sold.
I popped into the EG sale today (saw StephenStyle through the window and went in to say hello). Some nice models, and they seemed to be selling well. Nothing sufficient to tempt me though. Harrods was a different matter - decent prices on a range of decent shoes, but by 2.30pm when I arrived it was absolute carnage; the harried sales staff told me unless I could find one half of a pair on the shop floor they couldn't sell me the shoes I wanted, but there were hundreds of...
Quote: Originally Posted by f.clever @lovelux, thanks! I going to order a number of these ceder shoe trees and probably some Saphir products, I will give an update when it is in. If anyone is considering those shoetrees they are £17.50 at Jones the Bootmaker in the sale
Lovely midweight (~12oz) RLPL grey pinstripe two piece suit with lots of great classic English touches - ticket pocket, side adjusters and change pocket on the trousers. Fully canvassed with handsewn buttonholes. Three button SB with two working / two sham cuff buttons, double-pleated trousers with cuffs, braces buttons and buttoned side adjusters. Condition is very good - no discernible wear, stains (well, pockets are a bit shaded) or holes. Measurements: Jacket Chest...
Quote: Originally Posted by mxgreen Seller, from Paris, says Edward Green for Asprey ivory lizard cap toe bals in size 11.5 for opening bid of $240.00 or Buy-It-Now price of $280. No idea if the shoes are what the seller says they are but if they are - and if you like them - it's a good deal. Nice work if you can get it - he won those on eBay last week, outbid me with a high bid of about $100.
Quote: Originally Posted by HEARTLESS-531 I've heard the same thing about Lobbs factory store. Kinda like they don't want you to be there. Exact opposite experience at Edward green - just down the street. EG was busy and full of energy. If you email them they will tell you what shoes they have in your size. Yeah, pics would have been nice. Thanks though Are the EGs discounted?
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