Apologies in advance for cross-posting . . . Would anyone who owns more than one of these care to compare and contrast?
(1) AE Leeds in brown and/or cappuccino and/or walnut shell
(2) Alden PTB, Barrie last, in cigar and/or ravello shell
(3) Carmina PTB, Detroit last, in cognac shell
No experience with any of them, but I have black shell AE leeds.
I will say that all the Carmina shoes I have seen in fits on this forum have been MUCH more refined and elegant than any AE shoes I have seen in person or otherwise.
That's my impression as well. I have to decide if "refined and elegant" is what I want, especially in a PTB!