Originally Posted by edmorel
I owned one pair of suede wingtips that I got on sale for about $78 (and regularly do not sell on ebay for $29.99), they were as wide as rosanne barr and as well put together as she is.
I got those brown suedes for $25 last year on eBay. I have a wide foot so appreciate some width but those shoes are really wide, like a EEE. I wore them a few times in winter weather and they weren't half-bad for $25 bad weather suede brogues but I wouldn't pay any more or buy other BR shoes - especially dress shoes.
Some people have commented that Allen-Edmonds are terrible at showcasing their shoes with pictures on the Internet and that the shoes look much better in person than on the net. I find the exact opposite is true of BR. They are masters at making the most unattractive shoe look very nice on a screen. The shoes look invariably worse in person than they do in snazzy BR photo shoots.