Originally Posted by Burton
The next shoe doesn't even have a name at AS. I saw some pictures floating around the web of a shoe--which I now know was once a standard Wildsmith model. I sent the picture to Chay and it must have touched a chord. I told him that I wanted my medallion on them (my boar's head) and he said he could do it. I actually am a born skeptic but I will let the results speak for themselves.
AS did a great job. Its reminiscent of the London Lounge special edition Windsor that Tony Gaziano did for them a while back:
I think the Windsor was a standard EG model in the early '80s.Bengal Stripe has posted a page in the past from an EG mid-eighties catalogue - featuring the Windsor:
I just happen to have a pair made by EG for Wildsmith, but I also have a pair made for Nordstrom in '85. I eventually had that pair refurbished by EG (pics here):
but here's a picture of the original Nordstrom stamp on the insole: