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Originally Posted by Kahuna75 View Post

You really need two shoes/boots...Clark streets are not getting your upper off the ground enough to keep snow and slush out and Dainite is not great for snow traction(nor is leather, v tread or tap sole)...Long Branch is a big lugged sole, storm welted raised boot...Buy the Long Branch now and save for the clark street in the spring.
I like the Long Branch. Have you looked at the Eagle County or Bellevue?
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Originally Posted by Kahuna75 View Post

You really need two shoes/boots...Clark streets are not getting your upper off the ground enough to keep snow and slush out and Dainite is not great for snow traction(nor is leather, v tread or tap sole)...Long Branch is a big lugged sole, storm welted raised boot...Buy the Long Branch now and save for the clark street in the spring.
I like the Long Branch. Have you looked at the Eagle County or Bellevue?

The Bellevue in Golden CXL and a $50 charge to change the sole to lug will give a good compromise...of course if you can still do the $50 sole change

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My uncertainty might also be related to the fact I don't know the difference between footbed and corkbed...

@middlepP  I hope this helps your decision.  I have 16 pair of AE.  I bought 6 off of eBay.  Here is my experience:

  - 2 pair - had poron insoles -  they worked perfectly - no breakin period

  - 2 pair - the previous owners footbed was very close to mine and it worked great.

  - 1 pair - the previous owner had a weird big toe.  It took me about a year's worth of wearings to remold it to my foot.

  - 1 pair - the previous owner had a short right foot.  After 3 months, I'm still working on remolding it to my foot.  

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Originally Posted by M635Guy View Post

Yes, these are tan waxed leather by AE's description.  I've had them since late July and haven't done anything at all to them yet (though it is about time).  Here's a "first wear" pic:



So they came pretty much as dark as you see them now.  I really like them a lot.

Thanks, bud. And to everyone else who posted McT pics. They really do darken nicely as they age. I may be goaded indeed, this sale.

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Originally Posted by M635Guy View Post

First of all, I'd like to publicly apologize to anyone I've goaded into buying McTavishes.

Second of all, I just ordered a pair of Brooks Aberdeens to help with the sloppy weather here.

I need help.

Would you please post some pics of the Aberdeens when you get them? I was considering them recently for similar reasons, but decided against them thinking they were a bit too rustic. Not too many in the wild shots of them though.
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I need another pair with rubber soles. Did those of you that own the Black Hills go with your usual 5 last balmoral size?

Thanks

While I picked my Black Hills first, the same size fit me just as well with a balmoral (Cambridge)
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Originally Posted by Neo1 View Post

Sloppy weather my ass.

You should go see a doctor about that! mwink[1].gif
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Originally Posted by RichieP View Post

Thanks, bud. And to everyone else who posted McT pics. They really do darken nicely as they age. I may be goaded indeed, this sale.
Would you please post some pics of the Aberdeens when you get them? I was considering them recently for similar reasons, but decided against them thinking they were a bit too rustic. Not too many in the wild shots of them though.

Seems like the real color of the Aberdeens wasn't quite this dark:
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But not quite this medium brown...
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As for the McT - I'm a fan
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Does AE make a shoe under their own name similar to the Singleton for Ralph Lauren?

 

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The Randolph. But it's a full strap on a chubbier last.
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Originally Posted by Kahuna75 View Post
 

 

You really need two shoes/boots...Clark streets are not getting your upper off the ground enough to keep snow and slush out and Dainite is not great for snow traction(nor is leather, v tread or tap sole)...Long Branch is a big lugged sole, storm welted raised boot...Buy the Long Branch now and save for the clark street in the spring.

 

I agree. I think it will end up being a boot now and a Clark Street in the spring.

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Originally Posted by mreams99 View Post


I like the Long Branch. Have you looked at the Eagle County or Bellevue?


I like the Eagle County the more I look at it. Does anyone have any pictures of it in the wild or have any thoughts on that vs. the Long Branch in terms of versatility?

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@mosy those are indeed made by AE. Sometimes there are seconds of RL shoes available but not listed on the website. I haven't checked in awhile though.

Also for anyone in North Jersey or Manhattan, looks like an outlet location is coming into the Bergen Town Center. Just saw a huge coming soon sign while I was there checking out the Nordstrom Rack selection. Some snuff suede Gobis were there in 8.5d for $150. First quality, just a half size too small.
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@mosy those are indeed made by AE. Sometimes there are seconds of RL shoes available but not listed on the website. I haven't checked in awhile though.

 

 

Thanks NWTeal.  I was aware that they were made by AE for RL.  What I wanted to know was if AE makes a shoe under their own name that is similar to that shoe.  Thanks!

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Originally Posted by Flytrout View Post

If you could have one specific shoe to wear with denim (dressed up or down), what would it be?  I really like the McTavish, but I think some Dalton's would be a great option as well.  Perhaps something more simple like a pair of Leeds would provide greater flexibility.  What do you think styleforum gurus? What's your flavor?
Dalton, again.
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How long until you and Sundance head down to Argentina?  Looks like you knocked over a (shoe)bank.

 

Seriously though... deets on when/where to look for when they're available?

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Originally Posted by Al Dente View Post

Dalton, again.

I'm sure this subject has been discussed over and over but thanks for the responses. I am just beginning to acquire some decent shoes but unfortunately the budget is limited so need to make the most of my purchases. I love the Dalton boot for all the same reasons that have been discussed on this thread. I am thinking about picking a pair up during the RDA sale (along with some brown McGregors) but am torn between the walnut and oxblood colors. I think both colors really let the broguing details shine.
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