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Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread - reviews, pictures, sizing, etc... - Page 4637post #69542 of 707371/16/16 at 6:37ampost #69543 of 707371/16/16 at 7:41amQuote:Originally Posted by watchidiot
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These are lovely. You're making me regret putting my Navy Shell Dundees up for sale.
Also, shameless plug, I'm selling my Navy Shell Dundees and Walnut Shell Daltons (see links in my sig).post #69544 of 707371/16/16 at 8:04amQuote:
I'm not sure what he meant exactly. While people use the term to mean "out of date," it can be acceptably applied to something in the present to indicate that it will go out of style quickly. I could see that. Honestly, I'm not a fan of the squared off toe, but it has grown on me a little. I like the look of the 1943 better overall. It seems less dramatic on the toe, and I like the curves of the waist. It appears more organic to me than the 333.post #69545 of 707371/16/16 at 8:20am
Man, it's not fair to post something that awesome and that unobtainable.
For the longest time, I couldn't understand the appeal of a LWB. The proportions looked odd to me. Then, I stumbled across a pair of 70s era American Gentleman ones, tried them on, and couldn't believe how wrong my preconceptions were. I'm totally sold on them. Seeing your awesome navy shell pair with such great details, like the eyelets, is torture.
Working to fill a couple small holes in my current rotation, but I'm gonna be all over a higher-quality LWB the moment that happens.
Congrats on putting together such a huge home run on that MTO.
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalkpost #69546 of 707371/16/16 at 8:21ampost #69547 of 707371/16/16 at 8:25amQuote:Originally Posted by yunBW
I'm planning to get a penny loafer from Allen Edmonds ( Walden or Randolph), but i couldn't find many forum reviews about them and in AE website the reviews weren't so good. So, i wonder if their loafer are worth paying for. Also, is brown better than burgundy for casual wear?
I personally like the Kenwood as a classic slip on loafer.post #69548 of 707371/16/16 at 8:30ampost #69549 of 707371/16/16 at 8:36amQuote:
I find them to be a tad narrow. I ordered a pair of Dukes and Kenwoods both in 9D (I am 9E usually but like loafers a bit snug, and plus there were no 9Es in either of them at the time). The Duke fit nearly perfectly, the Kenwood rather tight/narrow in the forefoot. I would probably go up a size (or width if possible).post #69550 of 707371/16/16 at 8:47amQuote:Originally Posted by BackInTheJox
I find them to be a tad narrow. I ordered a pair of Dukes and Kenwoods both in 9D (I am 9E usually but like loafers a bit snug, and plus there were no 9Es in either of them at the time). The Duke fit nearly perfectly, the Kenwood rather tight/narrow in the forefoot. I would probably go up a size (or width if possible).
What are some other loafer model do u recommend. So, that i have some options to choose from. Thanks!post #69551 of 707371/16/16 at 9:22amQuote:Originally Posted by redmusic1
I'm not sure what he meant exactly. While people use the term to mean "out of date," it can be acceptably applied to something in the present to indicate that it will go out of style quickly. I could see that. Honestly, I'm not a fan of the squared off toe, but it has grown on me a little. I like the look of the 1943 better overall. It seems less dramatic on the toe, and I like the curves of the waist. It appears more organic to me than the 333.
Well said...and I agree..although, I think there is some tradeoff...while I like the 1943 better overall, due to its organic and effortless balance, I dont like it's stubbier, more blunted toebox as much as I would if it were more elongated. However, a toebox doesn't necessarily have to be as elongated as the 333 for it to look elegant, but I think if the 1943 had been just a smidgeon more elongated it would've been the most perfectly elegant last in its price range.post #69552 of 707371/16/16 at 10:21ampost #69553 of 707371/16/16 at 10:45ampost #69554 of 707371/16/16 at 10:51ampost #69555 of 707371/16/16 at 11:26am
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