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Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread - reviews, pictures, sizing, etc... - Page 4685post #70261 of 707372/1/16 at 6:26pmpost #70262 of 707372/1/16 at 6:39pmpost #70263 of 707372/1/16 at 6:52pmQuote:
Thanks guys. It would probabely be wise on part to go with bourbon as I don't have anything it that color, before they run out of inventory. I like the Mora, Flatiron and Lexington. I am also contemplating the Warwick in dark chili, but I am hesitating as it will most likely be relegated to dress attire only (man, I wish my brown Norwich would work out).
Clark Street is an interesting option that I hadn't thought about. Come to think about it, I have probably ignored it as it is on the 65 last, and it's my least favorite last.post #70264 of 707372/1/16 at 6:57pmThe McTavish is sort of a 65 anomaly to me - I take the same size in 65 balmorals & bluchers, same with these. I felt like they were a "D and a half" width instead of a normal D. I usually have v-gap issues due to high arch - much less pronounced here. Length I thought was standard. @cc808314 I think you'll have fit problems with this one unless you're able to get a B.post #70265 of 707372/1/16 at 7:01pmDecided to break in my bourbon flatirons with a trial by fire, with an early morning flight then working on my feet most of the day. First few hours were going great but towards the end I felt the left shoe cutting into the outside of my ankle. Is that something that will diminish with breaking in? I haven't had that before.post #70266 of 707372/1/16 at 7:02pmpost #70267 of 707372/1/16 at 7:17pmpost #70268 of 707372/1/16 at 7:26pmpost #70269 of 707372/1/16 at 7:26pmQuote:
Yes, but (unless I'm mistaken) I don't see anything in gloriously decadent Dublin leather. I think you've decided to give up smoking by hanging out in a cigar bar.post #70270 of 707372/1/16 at 7:36pmQuote:Originally Posted by BL70
Decided to break in my bourbon flatirons with a trial by fire, with an early morning flight then working on my feet most of the day. First few hours were going great but towards the end I felt the left shoe cutting into the outside of my ankle. Is that something that will diminish with breaking in? I haven't had that before.
I have had this with various AE depending on size. E.g. the 8.5 Leeds 2.0 did it on the right foot while the 9 Leeds 2.0 did it on the left foot and not on the right and I didn't have such problems with any of the Leeds 1.0 before at all. I put some moleskin on and after maybe 5 to 10 wears I don't need the moleskin any more. Possibly less if I had let it completely heal first but I didn't want to wait with the breaking inpost #70271 of 707372/1/16 at 8:37pmWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)Quote:Originally Posted by middlepP
As a follow-up to my spring post above... Does anyone have any thoughts or comparison shots of the difference between the lighter and darker brown CXL that was offered in the Kirkwood and Maritime?
I have a blue Kirkwood and lighter brown Maritime - and love both of them (despite the Kirkwoods needing to be sent back once and the Maritimes needing 4 tries to be right). Was going to pick up a Kirkwood in brown and wondering if the lighter brown is worth the extra $30-35.
Thanks! Here were the light brown Maritime's (and my pale legs) making their first trip out into the sunshine.
I would say no. I've got the Kirkwoods in "golden" cxl and they look just like your Maritimes. I'm beating up my kirkwoods and haven't conditioned them since I got them. Want to see how cxl looks with heavy duty mileage on them. I've darkened up my white soles pretty good. Whenever I put them on with shorts no sox, I get thirsty for a salt rimmed margaritapost #70272 of 707372/1/16 at 8:41pmDark chili Lexington's on a dainite sole. Such an awesome looking shoe... Can't wait till it gets here. It's going to be an awesome Oregon rainy season shoe.
I don't like ordering by phone- paranoid about getting the shipping address wrong.post #70273 of 707372/1/16 at 10:31pm
So, I still haven't gotten the Cornwallis pair I asked for in the middle of January. Remember, this is the replacement since they couldn't make a pair of The City that I ordered at the beginning of November, so they offered to just send me any other shoe.
It has been two and a half weeks, so I checked in with the rep and got an email back "They haven't shipped. They'll probably go out in the next couple of days." They were in stock when I ordered and still show in stock. I think they forgot about me. In their defense, it has been three months almost, but I'm beginning to feel cursed. Like they've got me on a list of troublemakers since I'm always sending my shoes back, or something, and they're hoping I'll just stop bothering with them.post #70274 of 707372/1/16 at 10:45pmpost #70275 of 707372/1/16 at 11:53pm
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