They look great! a much nicer shade of burgundy than I have seen recently. It does look like there is some creme buildup so it may behoove you to wipe with a damp cloth to see what you remove
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Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread - reviews, pictures, sizing, etc... - Page 1744post #26146 of 707378/2/13 at 7:07ampost #26147 of 707378/2/13 at 7:14ampost #26148 of 707378/2/13 at 7:21ampost #26149 of 707378/2/13 at 7:25amQuote:
Why can't they ever slightly mess up a pair of 8.5D Bayfields? They never have them on the seconds list when I checkpost #26150 of 707378/2/13 at 7:26ampost #26151 of 707378/2/13 at 7:28ampost #26152 of 707378/2/13 at 7:31amQuote:
Thanks! And great point; I've wiped them down a number of times, but there does still seem to be some build up. And based on what Tifosi just shared (and how great those Cambridges look) I have much more to do.
These are my first cordovans, so thanks for the tippost #26153 of 707378/2/13 at 7:33ampost #26154 of 707378/2/13 at 8:02am
anyone out there try applying Walnut polish to their brown calf shoes?
After wearing walnut strands for the first time this week, I have decided that lighter colors pop much better. I am thinking about using walnut polish to lighten my brown shoes- thoughts?
post #26155 of 707378/2/13 at 8:12amQuote:
I highly reccomend the Bayfields if you can pull it off, I don't think you will regret it.
CXL Bayfields and Red Wings can live in the same stable and in harmony. Just saying.....post #26156 of 707378/2/13 at 8:24amQuote:Originally Posted by rydenfan
I think we were the first shell Bayfield orders but I may be wrong. I know when I placed mine they had to figure out with manufacturing if it could be done. i am still trying to temper my excitement; they have already failed final inspection once. If/when I get a tracking number than I will be very excited.
Oh, I also placed two more shell MTO orders today...
Interesting I had the same experience when I placed my order. I assured her that it had been done before and had found a picture of one in burgundy shell that was made a couple of years ago. But think we were dealing with different people at AE.
Great choices! I have both and am wearing the brown shell Leeds today. I considered having antique (dark) brass eyelets added after purchasing them because of a few pics on the Alden thread. But not sure yet if I will.post #26157 of 707378/2/13 at 8:24ampost #26158 of 707378/2/13 at 8:27am
What is the difference between buying from Nordstrom vs Allen Edmonds brick & mortar stores?? Reason I ask is because I am planning on buying the Walnut Strands and Allen Edmonds doesn’t have my size they have to order it. Nordstrom does have my size so I was just wondering if Im better off just waiting the 4 to 5 days it takes for Allen Edmonds to receive it? thankspost #26159 of 707378/2/13 at 8:31amQuote:
If you want a low priced belt, try Levis; they have some full-grain, made in Italy belts for under $50. I was able to pick up a light brown one for $17 the previous sale.
Or, you can try Coach. I have one in their fawn color and it matches the Strand's walnut well.post #26160 of 707378/2/13 at 8:31amQuote:
I wear whatever belt I am wearing. Two days ago I wore Walnut Lombards with a patch madras belt from Leatherman. Most of my belts are surgincle or Vineyard Vines belts that have things, like gamebirds, sailboats, sea creatures, sand other things on them.
A Vineyard Vines belt with your old school colors, crest, or mascot goes with everything.
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