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I can't find any derby shoes that I like. Most of them are clunky looking.

This pair is gorgeous but way out of my price range.



If there is any pair as sleek as these under $400, I'd buy now.

 

Maybe the Sanford/Lamont?

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Not perfect, but good enough!! My babyyyyyyy

There's a little spot where the nap is grey which makes me worry about the spot balding out. Also a spot on the inside of the right shoe where the finishing is slightly poor.. but at least that isnt too bad and will barely be seen. Much better than my first pair.
Edited by HealthActuary - 11/4/15 at 7:59pm
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By "frat guy from Ole Miss," do you mean the OCBD & bowtie crowd, putting on the Sunday best for the Saturday tailgate?  Been in SEC country a couple years and still don't get that.

 

I actually get that (Except for the OCBD part; I wear bowties daily and hate the way they look with a button-down). The frats want to do something to try and be distinguished as socially and traditionally Southern "gentlemen." I more or less do the same thing daily, but for very different reasons.

 

I was mostly referring to two things. First, the fact that many of them don't actually pay any attention to whether or not something is tasteful. They sometimes even forget to remove tags and stitching on jackets. Second, the fact that they desire to take this lack of taste with them to church on Sunday morning. I'm not a fan of dark brown boat shoes, no socks, and natural linen or seersucker. 

 

Edit: I forgot the word gentlemen above and put in quotes because the behavior of such men is often very un-gentlemen-like.


Edited by redmusic1 - 11/4/15 at 10:45pm
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And it I probably shouldn't be to hard on those guys tailgating, because i haven't seen them. I just know the guys that tend to do this in my area are typically Ole Miss graduates or die hard fans. 

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Originally Posted by keepsake89 View Post

I can't find any derby shoes that I like. Most of them are clunky looking.

This pair is gorgeous but way out of my price range.



If there is any pair as sleek as these under $400, I'd buy now.

here's another option (sub 200):

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http://www.myhabit.com/ref=o_disp_crit1?ie=UTF8#page=d&dept=men&asin=B014CJAHBQ&qid=1445621463&sindex=432&discovery=browse&oldref=qd_men_sr_11_0&istCompanyId=6d9412e1-6696-4169-976d-ef2279ade806&istItemId=milptwlar&istBid=t

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Received my brown grain First Ave. I'm a 11D on the Brannock. These are 9.5D. They fit perfect width, however are too long? What do you guys think should I try a 9E or will that being getting to close to the front?

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^ I wouldn't worry about the toe box so much as the ball area fitting well and whether or not it looks like it will crease somewhere that bothers you. I have a few pair that have that much room. 

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Without a medallion on the toe box, it needs to be at least grained to be worn with jeans. Sorry to be so picky.
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Without a medallion on the toe box, it needs to be at least grained to be worn with jeans. Sorry to be so picky.

You can be as picky as you want - but nobody else needs to agree with you smile.gif
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Received my brown grain First Ave. I'm a 11D on the Brannock. These are 9.5D. They fit perfect width, however are too long? What do you guys think should I try a 9E or will that being getting to close to the front?

Those are WAY too small for you. If you measure 11D, those will kill your feet.
Do you have long or short toes? Where your big toe is in the shoe does not matter; it's how the shoe fits ball to heel that is most important
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Received my brown grain First Ave. I'm a 11D on the Brannock. These are 9.5D. They fit perfect width, however are too long? What do you guys think should I try a 9E or will that being getting to close to the front?

 

 

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Those are WAY too small for you. If you measure 11D, those will kill your feet.
Do you have long or short toes? Where your big toe is in the shoe does not matter; it's how the shoe fits ball to heel that is most important

 

 

Ritchie is totally right. It's not unheard of to go down a half size from brannock, especially on a last like the 201. But down to a 9.5? Unless you've got yourself some monkey toes that look like fingers, you're gonna be in a world of hurt. IF you really feel the width is good in the 9.5D, you should think about trying a 10.5 B or 11 B. 

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Can anyone convince my wife that I need some Cordovan Shell off the shoebank?

HA!!!!

Good luck. Try getting them delivered to work and sneaking then home after you've worn down the soles at work. That way you can point to the soles and say "these old things??? Had em forever!"

Funny shoes I can get in the house no problem...it's the 3800 piece lego death star my wife won't let me buy for$400
Edited by Kahuna75 - 11/5/15 at 4:57am
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Received my brown grain First Ave. I'm a 11D on the Brannock. These are 9.5D. They fit perfect width, however are too long? What do you guys think should I try a 9E or will that being getting to close to the front?

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Originally Posted by RitchieBro View Post

Those are WAY too small for you. If you measure 11D, those will kill your feet.

Do you have long or short toes? Where your big toe is in the shoe does not matter; it's how the shoe fits ball to heel that is most important


Ritchie is totally right. It's not unheard of to go down a half size from brannock, especially on a last like the 201. But down to a 9.5? Unless you've got yourself some monkey toes that look like fingers, you're gonna be in a world of hurt. IF you really feel the width is good in the 9.5D, you should think about trying a 10.5 B or 11 B. 

Going down 1.5 is alot however I go a full size down in some lasts and the b34 it is a full size down and a width smaller
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Funny shoes I can get in the house no problem...it's the 3800 piece lego death star my wife won't let me buy for$400

Ok, this conversation took a turn that's decidedly more interesting than footwear.

Tell us about some of your other hobbies!
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