Originally Posted by NukeMeSlowly
I wore my CT semibrogues for the first time last night and I am pretty pleased with them. They were stiffer from the get go than my AEs typically are but after a short while they felt fine. I love the last shape and even if I was willing to pay more for the AE version, I can't since AE doesn't make a captoe brogue with medallions anymore. For the $85 I spent, they are fantastic. I think for $135 they are still pretty good.
This raises an interesting question. If AE did make such a shoe, and you didn't already own the CT, would you pay the premium for the AE? What price would convince you to buy one pair over the other?