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Edward green in seattle?

post #1 of 20
Thread Starter 
Although I am originally from Seattle, I wasn't in a position to buy Edward Green shoes while growing up... I'll be there on business in mid-July. Can anyone recommend a place to buy E. Green shoes in the area? Even full retail in Seattle should beat the prices in Tokyo. Bic
post #2 of 20
Unfortunately the closest place I know of for sure is in the SF Bay Area. You could try Mario's, however...www.marios.com.
post #3 of 20
Thread Starter 
Thanks a lot, Steve B. Bic
post #4 of 20
I thought that Butch Blum might carry EGs,but I called them this afternoon,and was told that they don't. I suppose I'll have to head downtown to do some recon. Will check out Mario's and Nordstrom,and report back soon.
post #5 of 20
Thread Starter 
Thanks a lot Mitch D. You are a prince. I remember when the new Nordstorm openned downtown (1996?) and their shoe selection was trumpted....but I was a mere babe in the shoe woods back then and wouldn't have known an Edward Green from a Florsheim. Bic
post #6 of 20
When I asked EG about their retailers in the U.S., they did not list any stores north of California in the western half of the country.
post #7 of 20
Well,I stopped by Nordstrom,Mario's,and Barney's New York this afternoon (I know: Tough job,but someone has to do it ) ,and none carries Edward Green. Mario's did have some nice shoes by Gravati,Sutor Mantellassi,and J.M. Weston though.
post #8 of 20
Thread Starter 
Thanks very much for going to the trouble, Mich D. I suppose the Shoe God are trying to tell me something. Pay Japanese retail....not. Bic
post #9 of 20
You are very welcome,Bic..  Happy to help,if I can. Mitch P.S. Perhaps you could order a catalog from EG directly. This thread,from Andy's site,discusses just that: http://www.askandyaboutclothes.com/F...?TOPIC_ID=2362
post #10 of 20
Nordstrom has EG shoes? Jon.
post #11 of 20
Bic- an Alaska Airlines or SW flight from Seattle to SF is pretty cheap. I'm guessing $150 or so round trip if you buy them now...It might be worth your while to visit Malouf's... Nordstrom here in SF carries handmade Santonis. A Harris and I have been admiring them from afar because of the stratospheric price tag... I picked up a pair of RLPL EG loafers at a Rack here a month or so ago, too. As they don't quite fit, you'll see them on E-Bay soon...
post #12 of 20
Steve, So what is the price of the handmade Santoni's? It sure sounds like the SF Nordstrom is better than the ones in the Midwest. And I have never seen EG's at the rack. You are a lucky man. -Andy
post #13 of 20
Steve B., What is the size of the EG's?
post #14 of 20
Andrew; $1495, and they are really great-looking shoes, although the color's a bit red for my taste. The Nordstroms here in the Bay Area carry really good stuff- especially downtown SF. They also have Isaia, and do trunk shows. I did consider myself quite lucky on the loafer find- thanks. John: 10/10.5E, RLPL model 28986 model, burnt pine. Slip stitched split toe- they're really nice, wish they fit me.
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Thanks Steve B. I wear a 7/7.5. Do you think I could stuff some newspaper in the toes and add tongue pads to take up the extra 4 inches of space?
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