Originally Posted by meister
I got a pair of these through distinctive and they are great but one big problem. AE acted cheap and unlike all my other double monks they just used a piece of leather without an elastic attached toggle. Went to put them on yesterday and the suede snapped. Fortunately my cobbler can repair by adding elastic. But this is where AEs fall down with one of their best shoes.
This happened to me as well. Really unfortunate, because the shoes look great. I need a decent cobbler who is brave enough to do the repair.