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best brown or dark brown blucher

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by balaskonis, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. balaskonis

    balaskonis Well-Known Member

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    which blucher is the best for price tag of under $300....stylish yet durable and comfortable, to be standing on all day

    i looked at the alden for jcrew longwings, which i like, and the alden nst tie shell, but obvi out of my price range.

    any recommendations?

    -paul
     
  2. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    Allen-Edmonds countdown starting in 5-4-3...



    - B
     
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    which blucher is the best for price tag of under $300....stylish yet durable and comfortable, to be standing on all day

    i looked at the alden for jcrew longwings, which i like, and the alden nst tie shell, but obvi out of my price range.

    any recommendations?

    -paul


    Allen Edmonds?? duh?
     
  5. wingin' it

    wingin' it Well-Known Member

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    which blucher is the best for price tag of under $300....stylish yet durable and comfortable, to be standing on all day

    any recommendations?

    -paul


    Not sure about the best, but AE Cliftons in chestnut meet the request and are very comfortable.
     
  6. nohomo

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    just for vox: allen edmonds redding in chili
    from my collection on the left here
    [​IMG]
     
  8. binge

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    Depending on your timetable, you might be able to find something when the next Brooks Brothers sale hits.
     
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  10. balaskonis

    balaskonis Well-Known Member

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    well for allen edmonds, what do you guys think of the AE Easton? http://www.zappos.com/n/p/p/7430766/c/8607.html i preferred darker brown...something with a little bit of a european look, but i guess i have compromise somewhere.... for now i guess i can wait a little more
     
  11. balaskonis

    balaskonis Well-Known Member

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    for RL is there a code for F&F?
     
  12. balaskonis

    balaskonis Well-Known Member

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    one more thing, that RL shoe, the Andando, is that a longer shoe, with a more narrow toe box? anyone have that shoe?
     
  13. nohomo

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    RL code is pink.

    The Easton looks ugly. Don't like the ridged outsole. If you're looking for rubber soles though, the AE Executive collection are around 280 and comes in different styles (captoe, split toe, plain toe), and don't look like they have a rubber sole unless looking at the bottom directly.
     
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    just for vox: allen edmonds redding in chili
    from my collection on the left here
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    What a great shot. If you stare at the picture long enough they almost start moving towards you.
     
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    balaskonis Well-Known Member

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    what's the verdict on something like Grenson's Kirk



    http://www.grenson.co.uk/RushdenRang...p?productid=44


    Personally I hate the lasts used for a lot of the cheaper Grensons such as the Kirk. I've not actually tried them on in person but in the linked image they look too long and very inelegant, almost look like clown-shoes.

    The RL pair look much better. Some of the Grenson Rose models are excellent too, such as the Radley which are my current favourite pair of shoes.
     
  17. nohomo

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    Personally I hate the lasts used for a lot of the cheaper Grensons such as the Kirk. I've not actually tried them on in person but in the linked image they look too long and very inelegant, almost look like clown-shoes.

    The RL pair look much better. Some of the Grenson Rose models are excellent too, such as the Radley which are my current favourite pair of shoes.


    I second this rec. Don't like that overly elongated toe on those Grensons, especially on a plain toe.
     
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