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Originally Posted by Somar View Post

Here is my small question.

Why do I more often need a smaller shoe size? Normally I would always have a 43 but the last few years a 42 fits perfectly and a 43 seems to big. Am I the only one? Or is there suddenly a new standard that I didn't hear about?

Maybe you've lost a lot of body fat? A ladyfriend of mine dropped one shoe size as a result of cutting some 30 pounds.
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Originally Posted by Ivar View Post


Maybe you've lost a lot of body fat? A ladyfriend of mine dropped one shoe size as a result of cutting some 30 pounds.

 

That's not it. I actually gained a little weight. A little = 5 pounds in 2 years. 

post #18393 of 29358
Hi everyone. First post here and its a question regarding an accessory I saw from my basketball idol. Can some please give me the name of that chain-like item that he is wearing? And where can I purchase one if possible? Thank You.





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Originally Posted by CalTex View Post


please don't. Unless you have to for medical reasons.

hahaha, quite funny... but very true!

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Next ignorant question:

 

Is an Allen Edmonds Leeds both casual enough to wear with chinos and dressy enough to wear with a suit occasionally?

 

post #18396 of 29358
Not one of AE's better styles. If just starting out, the Park Ave, 5th Ave, and Strands are the classics. Walnut strands go with everything from jeans to not-super-formal suits.

There are tons of threads about the various AE models out there. Don't let the folks with $$$ Edward Greens and G&Gs dissuade you, the AEs are great shoes for the money, especially when bought through the shoe bank. You just have to be careful--AE has some nice classic styles and some terrible styles. Picking wisely is the trick.
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Thoughts on these shoes for business very-casual wear (or any other time)? Is the toe too square? HIDE (Click to show)




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Square toe and bicycle style are SF no nos.
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Originally Posted by OlenWeaver View Post

Is the AE shoe bank online? Google gave me a dead link.
There is no website for it.
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Originally Posted by OlenWeaver View Post

Next ignorant question:

Is an Allen Edmonds Leeds both casual enough to wear with chinos and dressy enough to wear with a suit occasionally? hide (Click to show)


Some purists will say that you should only wear oxfords with suits, but some people do wear PTBs and bluchers with suits.
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Originally Posted by aravenel View Post

Not one of AE's better styles. If just starting out, the Park Ave, 5th Ave, and Strands are the classics. Walnut strands go with everything from jeans to not-super-formal suits.
There are tons of threads about the various AE models out there. Don't let the folks with $$$ Edward Greens and G&Gs dissuade you, the AEs are great shoes for the money, especially when bought through the shoe bank. You just have to be careful--AE has some nice classic styles and some terrible styles. Picking wisely is the trick.
There are some fans in the AE thread. I am not one of them
post #18398 of 29358
Olen search AE Clifton on Google it is discontinued but available through the shoe bank. I have them and think they are great first shoes that are versatile. Also look at Mcallister, Del ray and Park Avenue.
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Hey guys, is there any NYC stores that makes custom boots of your design and look?

 

 thanks
 

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Originally Posted by andrewgreg View Post

Anyone knows the italian cashmere brand DORIANI? How's the quality compare to Loro Piana and Cucinelli?

any italians here?
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Originally Posted by aravenel View Post

Not one of AE's better styles. If just starting out, the Park Ave, 5th Ave, and Strands are the classics. Walnut strands go with everything from jeans to not-super-formal suits.

+1. If you get black Park Aves and walnut Strands to start off with, you have two pairs of shoes that will cover the gamut from tuxedo to jeans.
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Originally Posted by mofojoet View Post

Hey guys, is there any NYC stores that makes custom boots of your design and look?
 thanks
Doesn't help for your search in NY, but I recall there was one in DC.
post #18403 of 29358
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Originally Posted by mofojoet View Post

Hey guys, is there any NYC stores that makes custom boots of your design and look?

 

 thanks
 

I use this guy for general shoe maintenance, but his signs say he does custom stuff. He also does footwear for broadway costumes (warning, the website design is heinous):

http://www.samvasili.com/

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Originally Posted by OlenWeaver View Post

Next ignorant question:

Is an Allen Edmonds Leeds both casual enough to wear with chinos and dressy enough to wear with a suit occasionally?



I have the Leeds and that's how I wear them. Consider them in burgundy instead of black.
post #18405 of 29358
I like the Leeds in shell, not so much in calf.
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