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Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread - reviews, pictures, sizing, etc... - Page 4382post #65717 of 7073710/17/15 at 8:05pmpost #65718 of 7073710/17/15 at 8:35pm
I bought the new First Avenue dress boots in tan grain and have been wearing them a lot lately. This is probably my favorite AE last for comfort. The size is 8D, my normal size is 8E. I also have the Yorktown in the same last, but 8D was too tight, probably because it's not a boot.
The tan grain looks similar to walnut in real life. in the tan grain, they are not dressy, but work with just about anything.post #65719 of 7073710/17/15 at 9:24pm
For those of you who picked up a Strand Collection Double Flap Briefcase during the RDA sale... Look at the AE website!
THEY ARE NO LONGER ON THE WEBSITE.
Great timing guys :)
How often (# of wearings) do you spray your suede shoes with waterproofer?
I'm trying to figure out how often I'll waterproof my snuff suede dundees.... every 7 wearings? Maybe even 10?
Edited by HealthActuary - 10/17/15 at 9:35pmpost #65720 of 7073710/17/15 at 10:33pmpost #65721 of 7073710/17/15 at 10:39pmpost #65722 of 7073710/17/15 at 10:46pmpost #65723 of 7073710/17/15 at 10:54pmQuote:
If 'm not mistaken, that's a twice discontinued bicycle toe on the 8 last. In my opinion, either the Dundee or Delray (or LaSalle or Clark Street) would be vastly superior, even if you spend more..post #65724 of 7073710/17/15 at 11:05pmQuote:
Yea. Im actually more interested in the Delrays. I had a bit of bad luck in the RDA sale with the Delrays. I was about to order a pair on the last day late at night. And just when I was about to finish the checkout, the price went up to 385. Bummer but oh well. At least I still got the Strands and Daltons on sale.post #65725 of 7073710/18/15 at 5:31amQuote:I had this happen before. I just emailed them and explained and they were happy to give me the sale price.Originally Posted by Newberry
Yea. Im actually more interested in the Delrays. I had a bit of bad luck in the RDA sale with the Delrays. I was about to order a pair on the last day late at night. And just when I was about to finish the checkout, the price went up to 385. Bummer but oh well. At least I still got the Strands and Daltons on sale.post #65726 of 7073710/18/15 at 6:28am
I should have suspected you were a local by your user name...
Do you have any experience with their repair service? I have some stitching coming loose on one of my Long Branches and it would nice to have a local shop to call on.
Tompost #65727 of 7073710/18/15 at 7:08amQuote:
Interesting. I had to go down a half size on the Cornwallis. They basically fit me the same as the Franciscans.
But I, too, found them instantly comfortable.
Berniepost #65728 of 7073710/18/15 at 7:17ampost #65729 of 7073710/18/15 at 7:39amQuote:Originally Posted by M635Guy
I bought mine from The Hanger Project. I've ordered several items from them, and the alacrity and communication was great. The only small issue I experienced was addressed by Kirby himself. Saphir seems to be priced pretty much the same anywhere you see it, so I like supporting a small business. I got a chance to talk to him for a few minutes, and he sounds like a solid guy and good businessman.
(btw - I own a fair range of Saphir products, and I've been very happy/impressed with all of them...)
Thanks (and thanks to others who have chimed in).
Is this the same stuff? http://www.amazon.com/Saphir-Renovateur-Luxury-Leather-Care/dp/B002PLC60Y
It seems like it to me, just a bit smaller size than the 75mL one sold elsewhere. I don't anticipate using a ton of it (although that could change), and have an amazon gift card so would like to buy it on amazon if I can. Amazon also seems to carry the $22 75mL one, but for nearly half the price I'd like to try this first.post #65730 of 7073710/18/15 at 11:51am
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