or Connect
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Classic Menswear › Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread - Page 1892

post #28366 of 50955
Issues posting today, attempt 3, in better sunlight:



post #28367 of 50955
Quote:
Originally Posted by patrick_b View Post


I have to wonder how many of us emailed Mr. Grangaard after viewing this post. I certainly did!

I also visited the Freeport, ME outlet this week while in the area for business. I ended up trying on the Patriot for size and the new store manager found a pair in brown shell to have shipped to me. They were still on sale so they turned out to be a great deal.

On a sad note, Edward Whickham who helped me a lot over the years is no longer working there. I wish him the best. The new manager, Alison was a fantastic resource and provided me with exceptional service.

I worked with Alison as well, albeit over e-mail only. She was fantastic. Much better experience than some at the Shoe Bank who i understand are likely handling more e-mails and as a result are slower to respond. 

post #28368 of 50955
Quote:
Originally Posted by green garden View Post

What do you mean by they were not what you expected?  

Very nice shoes by the way.  I can't wait for my Lexington to arrive.

I was expecting my suede MacNeils and not he shell. I ordered the suede over 3 months ago and the shell only about 3-4 weeks ago.
post #28369 of 50955
5RDfrUR.jpg

New second Chili Dalton's showed up today. I can't for the life of me figure out what's wrong with them and they fit better than any of my other AEs. Can't beat it for $199!
post #28370 of 50955
The Montecito get zero love and are really only good for guys with flat feet. I used some Renovateur and some lovely neutral polish. I really like how they turned out!

post #28371 of 50955

Good day gents,  I have a quick question.  I used Saphir Renovateur on my bourbon McAllisters.  I had no idea it would take off so much polish (tested an area on the inside part of the shoe near the sole).  It is far too light. Should I go ahead and use Reno on the rest of the shoe and hope that the polish will return it all to it's original bourbon color?  I love the original color.  Thank you in advance.

post #28372 of 50955
Quote:
Originally Posted by tradbrah View Post
 

Good day gents,  I have a quick question.  I used Saphir Renovateur on my bourbon McAllisters.  I had no idea it would take off so much polish (tested an area on the inside part of the shoe near the sole).  It is far too light. Should I go ahead and use Reno on the rest of the shoe and hope that the polish will return it all to it's original bourbon color?  I love the original color.  Thank you in advance.

 

Ouch, AE's Bourbon is a hard to get back; unfortunately the bourbon polish won't bring it back to factory finish. Try using the polish and then finishing with the brush you use on your black shoes

post #28373 of 50955
Quote:
Originally Posted by tradbrah View Post

Good day gents,  I have a quick question.  I used Saphir Renovateur on my bourbon McAllisters.  I had no idea it would take off so much polish (tested an area on the inside part of the shoe near the sole).  It is far too light. Should I go ahead and use Reno on the rest of the shoe and hope that the polish will return it all to it's original bourbon color?  I love the original color.  Thank you in advance.

To get it back where you want it. I'd take it to a cobbler and have him polish them with black polish on his wheel. They're not terminal they're just sick at the moment. You'll get them back to where they belong.
post #28374 of 50955
Quote:
Originally Posted by drbhrb View Post
  Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
5RDfrUR.jpg


New second Chili Dalton's showed up today. I can't for the life of me figure out what's wrong with them and they fit better than any of my other AEs. Can't beat it for $199!

 

Nice! I bought some Dalton's too, I hope tomorrow they confirm me the payment and send them to Oklahoma and then travel all the way to Mexico. $199 is a hell of a deal.

 

I decided to buy them 9D US as the guys from the customer service told me that it should fit perfectly. 

post #28375 of 50955
Quote:
Originally Posted by Subutai View Post

Issues posting today, attempt 3, in better sunlight:




They looked pretty good in the indoor pics but they look great in the sunlight. Maybe I'll put this model back on my list of AEs to consider.
post #28376 of 50955
Quote:
Originally Posted by rc121 View Post


how narrow is your foot? While carmina might not offer different widths, their different lasts offer very different fits/widths. The simpson last is supposed to run pretty narrow. Now if your in the same boat (or maybe the exact opposite one depending on how you look at it) as me where even the widest lasts aren't wide enough, then I understand where u r coming from.

 

I wear a C in US size.  I understand that my best best is the Simpson and Alcudia.  The issue is that if I like a style that is made in the other lasts, then I may not have an optimal fit. I'm not saying its impossible to get a Carmina, just harder for me.  

post #28377 of 50955
Quote:
Originally Posted by deeselcyde View Post
 

The one pictured is a 10D.  By the luck of who knows, Nordstroms had a 10C in store.  They never carry C.  I talked to the guy working there and I brought home the 10C.  It felt pretty snug, but, judging from how much the D stretched, I'm assuming these C's will stretch as well.  I've worn them for about 12-14 hours so far (a couple days ago), and will wear them tomorrow.  I'm really hoping these stretch out in the toe box a little bit more.  I notice that around my ankle is a lot more snug which I like.  A small small small amount of bowing which will probably get a little worse, but not as bad as the D's.

 

If 10C is snug, you may want to consider trying 10.5C.  It will give you the heel width you want and extra length which may help with the toes.  It looks like you like the 10D toebox better and have an issue with the heel.  10.5C should have the same space in the toebox as a 10D.

post #28378 of 50955

Two weeks after getting this pair, I finally get to wear them "in the wild."

 

Decided to go one width up with them and it seems to have been the right decision. I just hope that I have enough of a lacing gap to avoid a overlap later on.

 

 

post #28379 of 50955
Quote:
Originally Posted by jasonmx3 View Post
 

Two weeks after getting this pair, I finally get to wear them "in the wild."

 

Decided to go one width up with them and it seems to have been the right decision. I just hope that I have enough of a lacing gap to avoid a overlap later on.

 

 

 

 

 

Great looking shoe!

post #28380 of 50955

^^Thanks! Wasn't quite sure about the Merlot when I first ordered them. But now I'm really liking how they look with blue suits/pants.

New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Classic Menswear
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Classic Menswear › Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread