The Cognac McTavishes came back up in my size on clearance, and I just snagged the last pair. To whomever returned them, I appreciate it. I was looking for something to alternate with Rush Streets for casual, and these should hopefully do nicely.
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Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread - reviews, pictures, sizing, etc... - Page 4711post #70651 of 707372/10/16 at 12:05pmpost #70652 of 707372/10/16 at 12:10pmpost #70653 of 707372/10/16 at 12:15pmQuote:Originally Posted by LA Guy
Read starting here: http://www.styleforum.net/t/141581/allen-edmonds-appreciation-thread-reviews-pictures-sizing-etc/70400_50#post_8307651
Allen Edmonds fans are laggint the watch guys. They already have an appointed new thread starter, and are hard at work on a first post. There's been a lot of back and forth here, but no one has really taken on that leadership role. The first post would not need to be comprehensive. Just an instroduction to the new thread, and some useful links.
It's either that, or I just arbitrarily cut it off at some point, and start a new thread from the last post of the old, locked thread (this one). It's really up to you guys and your preference. EIther works for me.
I suggest you just cut off the thread and start a new one. If you wait until you've crafted the perfect first post, it'll never happen.post #70654 of 707372/10/16 at 1:43pmQuote:Originally Posted by Buster Brown
@garland you mentioned recrafted shoes fitting tighter. I noticed that on a couple pairs. Any insight into why that happens?Quote:
I'll obviously yield to @Nick V. on this.
What I was told working at AE was that when the shoes are recrafted, the uppers have to be pulled in a little tighter to get fresh leather to sew into for the welt, making the shoe a hair more snug. The footbed is also recorked, and the new sole. All those factors are going to contribute to a more snug feel post recraft. @Nick V. does that sound legit to you?post #70655 of 707372/10/16 at 2:02pmQuote:Those are really sharp; I've been on the fence about the Rogues for a while, but that may have tipped me.Originally Posted by AndyMiddles
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)post #70656 of 707372/10/16 at 2:06pmQuote:Originally Posted by naspratt
Those are really sharp; I've been on the fence about the Rogues for a while, but that may have tipped me.
On the other hand; Rush Streets and McTavishes are also available, cheaper, and more obviously casual. Decisions, decisions (and no, I don't think buying all three is a legitimate option).
Where exactly are Rush Streets available? I haven't seen any on shoebank, typical retailers, eBay, or anywhere else. Am I missing something?post #70657 of 707372/10/16 at 2:09pmQuote:
There is at least one pair listed on clearance. Size comes up available at 10.5D. I thought about just buying them instead of the McT's, but I already have a pair.post #70658 of 707372/10/16 at 2:18pmpost #70659 of 707372/10/16 at 2:58pmpost #70660 of 707372/10/16 at 3:02pmpost #70661 of 707372/10/16 at 4:08pmpost #70662 of 707372/10/16 at 4:10pmpost #70663 of 707372/10/16 at 4:24pmQuote:
Model # on my order is 4045. From pictures, I would not consider that dark brown, but AE photos are notoriously inaccurate. I don't really care; as I was just looking for something casual. I'll post pics when they get here.post #70664 of 707372/10/16 at 4:28pmQuote:
Thats Cognac. I don't know why, but sometimes they include the S and sometimes not. Those are the ones I have. My pics here post #69977 (crappy indoor lighting).post #70665 of 707372/10/16 at 4:41pmQuote:Originally Posted by ace13x
Thats Cognac. I don't know why, but sometimes they include the S and sometimes not. Those are the ones I have. My pics here post #69977 (crappy indoor lighting).
They add the "S" to the end of the model number to indicate they are seconds. Without the S, they're firsts. All my seconds say S on the box, too. And yes I matched the 4045 model number the same way before ordering my Cognac/Dark brown McT's from the Shoebank.
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