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post #526 of 541

Thank you very much guys, based on your comments I have decided not to go for this deal. I may need to save a bit more and go for a Calf model although this made me realise that I don't really need to replace my oxfords just yet, so I will try to spend some time reading a bit more about it all. My journey is still in a very early stage and there is a lot to be learnt!

post #527 of 541

Hi guys, this thread has been fantastic, but I'm still wary of sizing on the inexpensive Herring Knightsbridge. I have a slightly Neanderthal foot width, and take a 9.5EE in the AE PA (whose last seems narrower than most). What would you suggest on the Knightsbridge, an 8G?

 

Thanks!

Paul

post #528 of 541
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Originally Posted by xyriut View Post

Hi guys, this thread has been fantastic, but I'm still wary of sizing on the inexpensive Herring Knightsbridge. I have a slightly Neanderthal foot width, and take a 9.5EE in the AE PA (whose last seems narrower than most). What would you suggest on the Knightsbridge, an 8G?

Thanks!
Paul
Hi Paul,
I have one pair of Knightsbrigde oxfords in Black calf, 8G and I cannot say they are much different from the shoes of a regular width.
post #529 of 541

Grr, so that 26 last is snug I suppose.Thank you Desuse!

post #530 of 541
For those that own AS for Herring, I'm curious there is a difference in the quality of the uppers for those from the 1966 line compared to the "regular (e.g., stitch aloft soles). I really don't mind the soles but I prefer the quality of the 1966 leather, which is pretty much similar to their Exclusive range (or close to it) from my experience. The non-Exclusive shoes made by AS (e.g., Bowen, J. Crew, etc.) do not have as nice uppers and do not age as well from my experience.

Any other thoughts?
post #531 of 541
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Originally Posted by SuitedDx View Post

For those that own AS for Herring, I'm curious there is a difference in the quality of the uppers for those from the 1966 line compared to the "regular (e.g., stitch aloft soles). I really don't mind the soles but I prefer the quality of the 1966 leather, which is pretty much similar to their Exclusive range (or close to it) from my experience. The non-Exclusive shoes made by AS (e.g., Bowen, J. Crew, etc.) do not have as nice uppers and do not age as well from my experience.

Any other thoughts?

 

That is an excellent question, and I'm also curious to hear opinions.

 

I have a few AS shoes, and the one thing that detracts me from getting Herring Shoes made by "who ever it is", is the question of quality. The 1966 or Premier lines are as expensive, or more, than any other good shoes on the market, so I always had that same doubt.

 

Are they, in the long run, worth the money?

post #532 of 541
I'm extremely happy with the 1966 range. One of the best bang when you're looking at the $500 price range. Personally I'd put them close to C&J HG line.
post #533 of 541
Here is a comparison between a AS for Herring 1966 single monk and AS for Paul Stuart (Stuart's Choice) double monk:











post #534 of 541
And the answer is....???
post #535 of 541
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Originally Posted by Schweino View Post

Here is a comparison between a AS for Herring 1966 single monk and AS for Paul Stuart (Stuart's Choice) double monk:



Those veins...
post #536 of 541
Yes indeed
post #537 of 541
Considering the price point, I am sure PS/SC will have better leather to 1966. Interestingly i have the same sweeping monk from Herring and the leather is superb.
post #538 of 541
Hi,

Just wondering? How is the Herring Belgravia quality wise? It says "Made in Britain" but who is the original maker? Loake? Given the price point?

How would it compare to say the AE Fifth Ave?

Also how are the Herring shoes made in Spain or Portugal? How does the leather quality/construction compare to AE?
post #539 of 541
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Originally Posted by Kevin24 View Post

Hi,

Just wondering? How is the Herring Belgravia quality wise? It says "Made in Britain" but who is the original maker? Loake? Given the price point?

How would it compare to say the AE Fifth Ave?

Also how are the Herring shoes made in Spain or Portugal? How does the leather quality/construction compare to AE?

Hi Kevin24

 

They are made by Barker,can't help you with your other questions though Herring shoe made in Portugal tend to be by Carlos Santos which seem to be quite popular for the price.

post #540 of 541
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Originally Posted by Carl1955 View Post
 

Hi Kevin24

 

They are made by Barker,can't help you with your other questions though Herring shoe made in Portugal tend to be by Carlos Santos which seem to be quite popular for the price.

 

Interesting,

 

how is the leather quality and construction on the Belgravia? Is it good for the price?

 

Also I was looking at loafers and was wondering how the Church' calf leather Pembrey compared to the Herring James, Charlton, or Broadway?

 

If you had any knowledge of those shoes that is.

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