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Allen-Edmonds Men's Leeds Oxfords,Black,10 C Reviews

trouble

Love, and occasionally hate my AE Leeds

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Pros: Remarkably comfy, make me feel incredibly confident, easy to care for, look amazing

Cons: Slightly too narrow for me, blacks don't match, sewing machine markes

I was a happy 24 year old with my first real job and no decent shoes.  I read that good shoes could be resoled and last decades, so I went to AE because it was reasonably priced and made in the US.  (I found later the uppers are made in Brazil, a shameful deception.)   The sales guy was out of calf Leeds in my size (9EEE) so he showed me the shells cordovan ones.  I was immediately in love.  I got a pair in black and a pair in color 8.  Did I get upsold like woah? Totally.  And I don't care.   For the most part, they are gorgeous and surprisingly comfortable.  I don't like too much padding so I like the stacked leather soles.  It...
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deveandepot1

Staple Item/ Avoid Shell Cordovan

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I once owned these in an 11A(They don't offer the Leeds in Extra Narrow widths any more). I would say they are true to size. Maybe a little too wide. I had them in burgundy shell cordovan. They were a staple item in my shoe collection. However, I eventually sold them. The creases IMO became too visible. I prefer my shoes to look like they are well kept. If you pick these up, I suggest going with brown calf.
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