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Very nice, I am waiting on mine to ship from the factory...
 

 



Thanks, It did take a while for mine to get made. 6-7 weeks I think.
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Regarding the Sanderson, I find it to have a longer looking "snoot" and therefore looks longer, but seems to have the same ball to heel length as my 5 last AE's. It most definitely is not wider. However, I find it tolerant of my high instep.

I think it is a great looking show, though it is past time to head home and take them off.

 

Thanks! In that case I'll have to wait for an 8E or 8.5D.

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Today.

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I know this is an appreciation thread but maybe you guys can help me.

I currently have a pair of AE Strands in size 8D from allaboutshoes (user on here). I was measured at an Allen Edmonds store before I bought them and they said I was an 8D. Unfortunately when I wear the shoes, about a couple hours of walking in them the area around the ball of my foot starts to hurt and it gradually gets worse throughout the day.

All my other shoes (non dress shoes) are size 8. Is there anything I can do to alleviate this outside of having custom shoes made?
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Very nice, I am waiting on mine to ship from the factory...
 

 



Thanks, It did take a while for mine to get made. 6-7 weeks I think.

Hopefully I will have them before the Superbowl :-) otherwise they may not get much wear until next season.

 

Do the SEC proud vs Wisconsin today

 

thanks and gig' em

 

-Hunter

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Getting ready for the game tomorrow. War Eagle!

War Damn Eagle.

To celebrate the curb stomping of the Longhorns, I've declared this Casual Wednesday and am sporting Razorback Red laces.

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I know this is an appreciation thread but maybe you guys can help me.

I currently have a pair of AE Strands in size 8D from allaboutshoes (user on here). I was measured at an Allen Edmonds store before I bought them and they said I was an 8D. Unfortunately when I wear the shoes, about a couple hours of walking in them the area around the ball of my foot starts to hurt and it gradually gets worse throughout the day.

All my other shoes (non dress shoes) are size 8. Is there anything I can do to alleviate this outside of having custom shoes made?

 

Try taking the shoes to a cobbler and having them stretched in the area where it hurts.

 

If it's actually the ball of your foot and not the sides (i.e. right size) then you're probably just breaking in the corkbed. Maybe try a thin insole or thicker socks. I can't say I've ever had that issue, but sometimes the sole and insole need some wear to break in and conform to your foot.

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I'll say this again (and again) but if anyone can still find a Sanderson or Singleton (loafer) in his size on the Shoebank, he needs to snag them. Either one in walnut ("tan" on the Ralph Lauren website) is striking and the brown versions are very versitile, especially the Sanderson. Though few if any double soled LWB's would be considered "sleek," with its flat welt you could get away with wearing the brown version with a suit. Of course it's great with tons of odd jacket combos.

I've thought if somebody stole all my shoes and I had to have three to cover everything for work, I'd want a black captoe, a burgundy shell loafer, and a brown longwing that looked like the Sanderson.

Agree.  I could never find a Sanderson in brown, but I did get a black one. It's a sleeker version of the Macneil IMO.

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From time to time, there have been comments about shoes creasing or having variations in color.  For fans of creasing and variations in color (like me) here's a picture of my MTO Horween English Tan Dublin Leather McGilliciddys..........

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From time to time, there have been comments about shoes creasing or having variations in color.  For fans of creasing and variations in color (like me) here's a picture of my MTO Horween English Tan Dublin Leather McGilliciddys..........

 

+1. Those look great. IMO time is what distinguishes good from poorer quality shoes. Cole Haan may look relatively nice on the rack (albeit to the untrained eye), but after a few wears they look terrible. Better quality footwear (AE and up) gains character over time.

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From time to time, there have been comments about shoes creasing or having variations in color.  For fans of creasing and variations in color (like me) here's a picture of my MTO Horween English Tan Dublin Leather McGilliciddys..........

 

Excellent.  Isn't there an old thread of well worn but well cared for footwear?  If not, there needs to be.

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Thanks for the kind comments about my shoes, which are not old shoes.  I got them early in 2014, and I wear them once or twice a month (except between Memorial Day and Labor Day when I wear white shoes).

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Opps.  I'll blame the teeny screen phone. :)  I meant it as a compliment, however.  In my defense, I think the Dublin leather arrives with a sort of "instant character" right out of the box.  New or not,  they have a look that's different from conventional new smooth calfskin and very much to my liking.

 

For two years now I've kicked myself for not jumping on the Urban Daddy x AE "Gramercy," basically a Macneil with Dublin Cognac.  There is a "phantom" pair in my size on the Shoebank but no one can ever find it.

 

Below is @AE83 's Dublin Cognac MTO in a Magregor (5 last) version.  Very similar.

 

 

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I just snagged a pair of Dark Brown Long Branches from the Shoe Bank - I've been on the fence and decided to get some. If anybody has the Dark Brown Long Branch, please share some pics to make the waiting a little easier!

Also a PSA - I was on the phone with the Riverhead NY store and he said some items were $50 off - he said the black and golden chromexcel Long Branches got the $50 off ($229 after $50 off). The Dark Brown wasn't included, but the Dark Brown were cheaper than the black and golden chromexcel at $197.

Chris
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Well that answers that!

Before the holidays I'd been dropping subtle hints to the wife in order to facilitate this year's gift-choosing experience.




We sadly spent Christmas apart this year at our respective family homes out of respect for elderly frailty on both sides, and I cannot say that I was surprised when this was delivered:




It was wrapped and placed under the tree. When we were finally back together and exchanged presents, I definitely did not expect this!




Very cool. I can source the Bleeckers myself later, I'm really digging the fun look of the Neumok with jeans, and the Flatiron reminds me of a Kenilworth with toe medallion. I find it to be a very sharp shoe.

I am also trying not to consider trading both shoes in on a pair of shell Dundees. I know, I know, I shouldn't be thinking such callous things, but I've had shell Dundee on the brain lately and this is my fastest way into a pair. Slime = me.

Happy New Year, all! May we all enjoy health, happiness and shell Dundees in 2015. biggrin.gif
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