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Awesome pic, and very nice gun...custom Beretta 687??
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Uh, oh, I'm not enamored with my new black shell Leeds. They look institutional, as in worn by an asylum orderly. Is it an acquired taste or did you guys like yours from day 1?

 

Talking black PTBs in general, if you don't feel a black PTB is 'cool' check out this pic of Leonardo Dicaprio wearing his to help convince you ;) -

 

 

 

They're very cool in a retro/beatnik type of way and can be worn casually, or dressed up with a suite equally well so they are very versatile.  They may not look the best when you yourself are looking straight down on them, but to others, the profile is quite attractive. 


Edited by mediahound - 4/17/13 at 1:38pm
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Black shell Leeds today. Very versatile shoes in my opinion. I wear them with everything except sweatpants cheers.gif
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Talking black PTBs in general, if you don't feel a black PTB is 'cool' check out this pic of Leonardo Dicaprio wearing his to help convince you wink.gif -



What model is that?


They're very cool in a retro/beatnik type of way and can be worn casually, or dressed up with a suite equally well so they are very versatile.  They may not look the best when you yourself are looking straight down on them, but to others, the profile is quite attractive. 
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Originally Posted by elbastardocalvo View Post

What model is that?

 

I think they're Leeds, may or may not be shell however. 

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Originally Posted by Ketawa View Post

Followup for the below issue - AAFES took the return without any issues. It took a little while to complete the whole process. They had me ship the shoes back to Allen Edmonds directly, then asked for a fax or scan of my return shipping receipt to reimburse shipping costs.

 

Getting a new pair required a new order through the special order program. The new pair arrived today and both the below issues were resolved. My right ankle bone isn't rubbing, and the padding is attached well.

 

In my experience the shipping times have been quicker than the estimates. First order estimated 4-6 weeks with the price quote, then estimated shipping in 2 weeks on my order receipt, and ended up arriving 9 days after submitting my order. Second order estimated 6-8 weeks with the price quote, shipping in 2 weeks on my order receipt, and arrived at the 2 week mark. Both times I was surprised since I never received tracking.

 

 

I hope your happy with your Leeds and that you will post a picture in full dress uniform wearing them soon!

 

Also I hope that you don't have to go through that again however if you do... When dealing with AAFES Special Orders and there is a QC issue I call AE CS directly. They email you a shipping label and you send them straight to the QA department. AAFES can just get in the way sometimes. AE customer service has always been great to deal with IMO. I've always received an email notification from AAFES about shipping and even from AE when I go direct, strange that you didn't. However because I am fairly close to AE in distance it is usually the day after I get the shoes.

 

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Awesome pic, and very nice gun...custom Beretta 687??

Thank you good sir. Yes, Joel Etchen custom 687\682 Gold E with EELL wood. Realized the other day with all the money I've spent on shell and shoes\boots I could actually be shooting a Perazzi instead, maybe even a complete 4 bbl set. But I'll stick with what I have for now ;-)

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Originally Posted by AllenEdmondsCEO View Post


Ask and you shall receive. We spent this afternoon reviewing shoes for our Rediscover America Sale in the Fall. Your Strand in very dark brown suede is on the list!

Best wishes,
Paul

Thank you Paul, most excellent. 

 

Highest Regards,

 

Michael DeKelver

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greetings fellas. On the current sale, the Amok is on sale in Tan Suede for $99 as seconds and $149 for firsts in "Brogue Suede". I think I'd prefer darker over lighter, but I don't really like the Bitter Chocolate either. I have no idea what the Brogue looks like. Can anyone help and post some pictures. thank you much!
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Where does it say "suede" on the website??  Under leathers?

http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/cati2_Shoes_1_40000000001_-1_1_image_0_N_120552_120552__subcategory

 

Go into the Shoes..Dress Shoes area, be sure to not be in Sale Shoes.  On the left, you can filter by leathers. Expand that and select.

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Talking black PTBs in general, if you don't feel a black PTB is 'cool' check out this pic of Leonardo Dicaprio wearing his to help convince you wink.gif -



What model is that?


They're very cool in a retro/beatnik type of way and can be worn casually, or dressed up with a suite equally well so they are very versatile.  They may not look the best when you yourself are looking straight down on them, but to others, the profile is quite attractive. 
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What model is that?

I think they're Leeds, may or may not be shell however. 


I don't recall for what magazine that was shot , but I do remember that it did say Black Calf Leeds.
post #18971 of 48171
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Thank you good sir. Yes, Joel Etchen custom 687\682 Gold E with EELL wood. Realized the other day with all the money I've spent on shell and shoes\boots I could actually be shooting a Perazzi instead, maybe even a complete 4 bbl set. But I'll stick with what I have for now ;-)

I'd take that set up with the shell vs the Perazzi any day. Joel Etchen is good people, bought a 391 with a reduced stock for my wife from him.
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greetings fellas. On the current sale, the Amok is on sale in Tan Suede for $99 as seconds and $149 for firsts in "Brogue Suede". I think I'd prefer darker over lighter, but I don't really like the Bitter Chocolate either. I have no idea what the Brogue looks like. Can anyone help and post some pictures. thank you much!

1. Pardon the ignorance, but where do I view the seconds list?

2. Are the amok chukkas made in DR?
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1. Pardon the ignorance, but where do I view the seconds list?

2. Are the amok chukkas made in DR?

 

You have to email one of the outlet store requesting the seconds list for a particular size and they will email you the list.

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2. Are the amok chukkas made in DR?

Yep, or partially anyway. 

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2. Are the amok chukkas made in DR?
Yep, or partially anyway. 

The Amoks are Made in the USA as are all the Goodyear Welted shoes. The DR shoes are the cemented ones. MH is obviously still nit picking because some uppers are cut/sewn in the DR and he's mad about it.

ps why are you still hanging out in the Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread, MH?
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