Pros: excellent value/nice style and finishing
Cons: A Fine Pair of Shoes won't/can't ship to the US
“STYLE Loake Strand is a semi brogue Adelaide. Adelaide brogues are a variant of oxfords with broguing in a "U" shape around the laces and it does not intersect any other seams on the vamp, also called an "U Throat" oxford. Normally, an oxford shoe has two separate pieces of leather for the vamp and the quarter that are sewed together. An Adelaide brogue has just one piece of leather for the...” --wurger
The popular Double Monks in the Inca last. It is a wider last than usual with a quick taper to a round toe.
Edward Green "Westminster" Double Monkstrap Captoe Dark Oak Handmade in England Limited availability
“Excellent value. Compares well with C&J handgrade. Nice finishing/style on this adelaide. Slight fiddleback waist. Sizing was UK9.5/US10.5 width F (standard AS width.) Was a bit roomy for me in the width. I went down to an E on a subsequent 724 last order and liked the fit better. These were a great bargain at under 500 when AFPoS was able to ship the exclusive line to the US. At...” --Harrydog
This is the offering from theshoemart.com and is a classic balmoral cap toe oxford.
“ 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...” --trouble
“Great very comfy shoe; break-in is almost non-existant with the soft leather. Runs narrow and 1/2 size small though, at least for me. ” --jubu
Church's best selling shoe, the popular Oxford style. Crafted on the 173 last with a classic rounded toe which stands the test of time.
Cordovan Dundee - Plain-toe Lace-up Men's Chukka Boots by Allen Edmonds Situated on the Scotland's rocky east coast, Dundee, with its medieval city center, array of parks, riverfront access and proximity to the hikes in the Highlands, is one of the world?s great walking towns. And to make sure you'll see all of it in comfort, you'll need a three-eyelet boot like the Dundee....