Friends, would appreciate any input as it relates to fit on my recent purchase. There's a bit of bowing on both Strand firsts and McTavish seconds. I was measured 10D brannock and these are both that size.
I don't know if this is caused by:
-the anatomy of my foot relative to the 5 last
-shoe defect (perhaps in the case of the McT)
Also below is a pic of my existing Cliftons in 10D, purchased at Nordstrom. I never realized there is a bit of a gap but they otherwise are comfortable and seem to fit well.
Appreciate any thoughts!
If you're a 10D on the Brannock, do yourself a favor and get 10E for any AE shoes on the 5 last.