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Originally Posted by OptoDoc View Post

I feel like this would take years to achieve...and I hardly think it would look like AE's bourbon.

 

I'd say that if you have enough black polish left on your brush to alter the color of your walnut shoes, you are using too much polish to begin with.

Yeah I would pretty much agree with you Doc. AE just came back out with the bourbon shoe polish again, about time! http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/producti_SF549_1_40000000001_-1

post #27722 of 46543
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Originally Posted by DJTraveler View Post

 

Here ya go:

 

 



I appreciate the effort but was looking for real pics of the shoes... not AEs garbage.

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Originally Posted by ScottyBoy920 View Post

 



I appreciate the effort but was looking for real pics of the shoes... not AEs garbage.

 

 

 

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Originally Posted by Subutai View Post

Was looking for a casual PTB. I was about to buy a pair of Alden's but then this seconds sale launched. Stuck to AE! Got the Rapid City Derby's: $159 vs $500!! Can't pass up a deal like that


I second pics. I was really close to buying these over the summer. Went with a pair of rancourts instead.
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My next AE purchase will be a pair of Daltons.  I would love to get my hands on some burnished chili, but they don't make them right now.  I must choose between bourbon and walnut.  I have strand and clifton in walnut, the color is awesome.  There are many pics of walnut daltons with jeans and slacks, but I don't find many bourbon.  Can I get some help with some good pics? 

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If you look a few pages back a few people posted them.
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Can someone comment on fit differences between the 2 last (Player's) and the 5 last (Jefferson, Park Ave)?

 

I have the Jefferson in US9D, which is a little too long. Is the 2 last narrower or wider? If someone could post outsole (or insole) measurements of their 2 last in 8.5D, I'll be very grateful.

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Originally Posted by DHESS View Post

My next AE purchase will be a pair of Daltons.  I would love to get my hands on some burnished chili, but they don't make them right now.  I must choose between bourbon and walnut.  I have strand and clifton in walnut, the color is awesome.  There are many pics of walnut daltons with jeans and slacks, but I don't find many bourbon.  Can I get some help with some good pics? 

 

Do an MTO in chili, same price and you get the color you want.

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What happened to the split toe boot that AE had on the site a few days ago. I haven't had time to read every post in this thread so I may have missed something.
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Earlier today, I placed an order for the Strand in brown (Brooks Bros), and Ralph Lauren's Sanderson in Tan from AE's. I placed the order through the AE Freeport Maine outlet. Paid $149 and $129 respectively for each. I highly recommend calling either Jennifer or Allison at Freeport. They were both professional and on the ball. I called and asked for a size list and they literally sent it to me as I we were talking. They called me back twice to update me on availability, etc. In short, 10/10 for customer service. An amazing deal plus outstanding service makes for a very happy customer.

I still can't believe I got these shoes for those prices. These are bad-ass staple shoes. I can't wait to see them.
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Originally Posted by Rene_Lahm View Post


I second pics. I was really close to buying these over the summer. Went with a pair of rancourts instead.

 

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Originally Posted by Shiny View Post


Congrats! Need some "in the wild" pix.

 

Wore them this evening and I'm actually very happy with the purchase. The single leather combination sole is very comfortable and I also really like the Dublin Leather. I think they're fantastic at $159 . . . at full price (I they retail for $295?), I'm not so sure.

 

I apologize for the poor picture quality, hope this helps somewhat; will get daytime pics over the weekend. 

 

 

 

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Who here is blessed with two different sized feet? Okay, I know that everyone to a degree has feet that aren't exactly the same but I've really been struggling finding the right fit in several lasts. In the past when I bought crappy, square-toed things I'd just go up 1/2 length and it didn't really matter. Frankly, when I buy sneakers I have an issue with the same. Using AE's measuring printout from the web (and confirmed with the Brannock) I'm:

 

Left: 8.5 D

Right: 8 E

 

I've been sizing for the right hoping to stretch the left a little but since it's a length issue, I've come up with poor results. I think I'll have to start sizing for the left and hope the right isn't too loose (or use tongue pads or something). I know that I could go MTO but most of the shoes I've bought are either during an AE sale or from the outlets where I've been able to save some money. I'd rather have proper-fitting shoes than to save a few bucks but it's been a lot of bucks.

 

I'm currently wearing 7.5 E on the 5-last and 8 E on the 1-last. So, you can see why my right foot is very comfortable while the left is not. On all of them I can feel a bump under the ball of my left foot. It has gone down some but is applying pressure such that it's uncomfortable and pushing my small toe out to cause discomfort there too. I think if I go 1/2 longer the left will sit properly.

 

I'm not sure I actually have a question; just wondering if anyone else has feet that are very different and if you have any other suggestions.

 

Thanks.

post #27733 of 46543
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Originally Posted by evolved View Post


So, I'm wondering how JohnnyGalt got the Macneil on the 5 last puzzled.gif

Just to follow up on this, I'm nit sure what you guys were told but what you're looking at in those pictures is the MacNeil on the 5 last. It is quite a bit sleeker than the standard MacNeil (especially without the split reverse welt). Not to put anyone on the spot, as I very much appreciate what AE has done, but Alison told me that this changing lasts is something that is not traditionally done, but that in this particular case, they would be able to fulfill that request.
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Perhaps for whatever reason certain models and lasts can be altered. I was advised my dalton could not be made on the 5.
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Originally Posted by Newlaw View Post

Earlier today, I placed an order for the Strand in brown (Brooks Bros), and Ralph Lauren's Sanderson in Tan from AE's. I placed the order through the AE Freeport Maine outlet. Paid $149 and $129 respectively for each. I highly recommend calling either Jennifer or Allison at Freeport. They were both professional and on the ball. I called and asked for a size list and they literally sent it to me as I we were talking. They called me back twice to update me on availability, etc. In short, 10/10 for customer service. An amazing deal plus outstanding service makes for a very happy customer.

I still can't believe I got these shoes for those prices. These are bad-ass staple shoes. I can't wait to see them.

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Patiently waiting for my $129 RL Slaton and $149 BB McAllistair.

Gotta love AE sales...
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