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post #9511 of 28321
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Originally Posted by Philip View Post

anyone know where i csn buy double monk strap shoes for under 250?

Brooks' Peals go on sale for 50-percent off sometimes. Watch out for those sales. You should be able to do an archive search to find when those sales usually occur.
post #9512 of 28321
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Originally Posted by easy_golfing View Post

Is a white, linen pocket square okay for formal occasions? or should it be silk?

White linen is a good choice for formal occasions.
post #9513 of 28321

I just got a pair of Allen Edmonds strand shoes and some combination toe cedar shoe trees... I won't be wearing the shoes for a couple of months should I put the shoe trees in the shoes and leave them in their shoe bags until I wear them or would it be best to just leave them in the shoe bags with no shoe trees? Does it make a difference?

 

Thanks!

post #9514 of 28321
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Originally Posted by The Thin Man View Post


Brooks' Peals go on sale for 50-percent off sometimes. Watch out for those sales. You should be able to do an archive search to find when those sales usually occur.

thanks TM
post #9515 of 28321
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Originally Posted by The Thin Man View Post


Brooks' Peals go on sale for 50-percent off sometimes. Watch out for those sales. You should be able to do an archive search to find when those sales usually occur.

Peal doesn't carry double monks.
post #9516 of 28321
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Originally Posted by Steve Smith View Post


Peal doesn't carry double monks.

Oops. The Loake Blackfriars on Pediwear are under $250.
post #9517 of 28321
Question, a lot of people recomend B&S suits and I can't find what brand that is.
can someone please help.
post #9518 of 28321
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Originally Posted by GradSchooler View Post

When measuring shoulder width (on my body), how should I measure? I.e. what two points should I measure between?

Measuring on your own body isn't easy. Depending on why might be better to measure something that fits you well.

If you just want a shoulder measurement do an over the arm measurement.
post #9519 of 28321
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Originally Posted by ryvac View Post

Question, a lot of people recomend B&S suits and I can't find what brand that is.
can someone please help.

That thread in your signature is posted in a B&S sell forum. Buy and sell.
post #9520 of 28321
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Originally Posted by Nicola View Post


That thread in your signature is posted in a B&S sell forum. Buy and sell.

haha, I feel so stupid. no wounder everyone recomends that place
post #9521 of 28321
Hey guys,

If I'm a UK 5.5E with G&G's, what size would I be with C&J's ?

I see a couple of C&J in 6's @ pediwear and very few 5.5's frown.gif
post #9522 of 28321
I just had one of my pairs of Church's resoled at the local cobbler. He put on soles with the following label:

CUOIFICIO
(tree logo)
LA QUERCE
SUPER PRIME
MADE IN ITALY
10/11

There is no sign of Goodyear Welt on the sole of the shoe, as was visible on the original soles. The upper does appear to be welted to something (midsole?).

Are the soles only glued to a midsole or was some other 'invisible' welt used? Can anyone help me understand the procedure the cobbler may have used? I paid $100 for both shoes. Did I pay a fair price? This is the first pair of shoes I've had resoled. Aesthetically, they look great.
post #9523 of 28321
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Originally Posted by nokelly View Post

I just got a pair of Allen Edmonds strand shoes and some combination toe cedar shoe trees... I won't be wearing the shoes for a couple of months should I put the shoe trees in the shoes and leave them in their shoe bags until I wear them or would it be best to just leave them in the shoe bags with no shoe trees? Does it make a difference?

 

Thanks!


I don't think it makes a difference. The shoe trees are primarily there to maintain the shape and remove moisture after they've been worn. As long as they aren't being squished in the box you should be fine to use those trees in another pair of shoes for the time being.
post #9524 of 28321
Are all chukkas as wide as Clarks DB? I'm looking for some chukkas, but don't like the wideness of clarks...
post #9525 of 28321
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Originally Posted by easy_golfing View Post

Are all chukkas as wide as Clarks DB? I'm looking for some chukkas, but don't like the wideness of clarks...

Try Clark's Flannery boots- I have a pair and it looks a little bit thinner. Not sure if it still qualifies as a chukka though.
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