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Allen Edmonds makes me physically sick

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Jay Gatsby, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. fritzl

    fritzl Well-Known Member

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    Allen Edmonds makes me physically sick too, but because the shoes are hideously ugly. Fit has got nothing to do with it. Also, you might be getting blisters precisely because you get your shoes a bit wider for comfort. Loose shoes agitate the skin because your feet move around in them.

    pls, give me an approval on this...
     
  2. ruben

    ruben Well-Known Member

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    When you're (comparatively) poor and you want to upgrade, what do you do? If Aldens cost too much, should one give up on wearing welted, non-corrected grain shoes?

    Allen-Edmonds Park Avenues were on sale for $136 from endless.com with Bing cashback two weeks ago. I've been trying to figure out how to get a welted, non-corrected grain shoe into my budget. I have a narrow foot, so it's down to Allen-Edmonds and Alden. Allen-Edmonds literally cost one-third as much.

    Attitudes on Allen-Edmonds can be revelatory. The defenders refuse to admit their parsimony; the sneerers are contemptuous of the plebes. I wish it went without saying that: 1) a tight budget harms style considerations, and 2) even if AE lasts nauseate, they're less nauseating than the shoes produced by the vast ocean of companies that have compromised more than AE.

    Anyhow, I'm liking the Park Avenues. But since I don't see similar sales in the future, I'm going to start saving up for the products of the craftsmen of Middleborough.


    Thats what I was trying to say.
     
  3. bigbris1

    bigbris1 Well-Known Member

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    So much win up in here.
     
  4. sockpuppets

    sockpuppets Well-Known Member

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    Lol @ the elitism in this thread.
     
  5. imwithtuxedo

    imwithtuxedo Well-Known Member

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  6. CMD.EXE

    CMD.EXE Well-Known Member

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    Btw I should mention, at $136, you should go for it if you can find your size. I think they arn't too bad a deal at that price, but go any higher and you're paying too much.

    I also don't think some people know what elitism is...
     
  7. greekgeek

    greekgeek Well-Known Member

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  8. CMD.EXE

    CMD.EXE Well-Known Member

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    Someone mentioned some AE being on sale for that much somewhere in this post
     
  9. deveandepot1

    deveandepot1 Well-Known Member

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    If you have a quality control problem, I would just contact AEs.
    They will make it right.
     

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