Which do you prefer in the V gap?
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Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread 2016 - News, Pictures, Sizing, Accessories, Clothing, etc - Page 988post #14806 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:30pmpost #14807 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:30pm
In 65 balmorals I 'could' wear an 8.5D, but a bit tight at the balls of my feet and the instep, and a tiny bit too much space in front of my toes, (my heel fit was fine). 8E was MUCH better.
I've also tried a 7.5E, its OKish, but then the widest part of my foot doesn't line up perfectly like it does in the 8E.
8D was too tight and bad V-gap.
8EE too much volume.
Brannock is 8.5 D/E.post #14808 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:32pmpost #14809 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:33pmpost #14810 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:38pmQuote:
Another Dundee. Brown or Black or both or for that matter Natural or Navy. I have Burgundy.
Or a Leeds.
Or a Strand in Brown.
I should also note, as an addendum to my previous post, that in shell 65 balmorals 8D does fit better than 8E.post #14811 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:39pmpost #14812 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:41pmpost #14813 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:44pmIf you never hear from me again, it's because I didn't dress like a cowboy when going to a western themed bar tonight. (sorry for the non AE, those are my 1000 Mile Boots. Figured I could run/defend myself better in these than my Daltons.) I can't speak enough about cardigans. I could wear them daily. Also gonna be rocking to Game's new album on the way there. I'm a cultural mess...post #14814 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:55pmpost #14815 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:57pmpost #14816 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:57pmQuote:Originally Posted by WadeGarrett
I really like my shoe wardrobe, but it is entirely black and medium-to-dark brown. I am looking to add a shoe in a different color, to wear with wool slacks and chinos -- no suits or jeans. Would you suggest the walnut Strand, the dark chili Fifth Avenue, or a Dark Chili brogue?
If you suggest the walnut Strand, would you recommend the mainline $335 Strand, the $257 Brooks Brothers Strand (40% off coupon referenced above), the $229 factory second, or a Bartlett?
I have no comment on the style, but walnut and a burgundy/oxblood/Merlot would both work with what you describe. Given your preference for black and darker Browns, you may be more comfortable with the burgundy spectrum.post #14817 of 1932810/15/16 at 7:59pmpost #14818 of 1932810/15/16 at 8:02pmQuote:Originally Posted by SLCRich
If you never hear from me again, it's because I didn't dress like a cowboy when going to a western themed bar tonight. (sorry for the non AE, those are my 1000 Mile Boots. Figured I could run/defend myself better in these than my Daltons.) I can't speak enough about cardigans. I could wear them daily. Also gonna be rocking to Game's new album on the way there. I'm a cultural mess...
If you choose shoes based on being able to "run or defend myself" you need to hang out in better places or get a better class of friends.post #14819 of 1932810/15/16 at 8:16pmQuote:
The Dundee is amazing. I would agree. Leeds, not sure what it's claim to fame is. Strand= definitely.post #14820 of 1932810/15/16 at 8:17pm
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