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'sEdward Greens in narrow sizes in NY?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by slaavwmr, Jun 20, 2005.

  1. slaavwmr

    slaavwmr Well-Known Member

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    I went to Saks today and they only stock EG's in the standard width. Is there anywere you can find the more narrow width?

    Also, the CJ's only had 2 models, the Belgrave and weymouth, in the narrow. Is that the same in UK?
     
  2. bry2000

    bry2000 Well-Known Member

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    The C&J shops in the UK typically only carries an E width in the handgrade models. I could be wrong so feel free to correct me.
     
  3. slaavwmr

    slaavwmr Well-Known Member

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    Is that the same with EG's? Do they only carry the E's as well?

    What do people who need narrower shoes do?
     
  4. bry2000

    bry2000 Well-Known Member

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    The EG store carries a limited range in a D width. That is, hardly any. With EG, you would need to special order a pair and pay the premium, which is something like 50 quid.
     
  5. slaavwmr

    slaavwmr Well-Known Member

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    I believe my drive for British shoes will have to come to an end with maybe just a purchase of the CJ Belgrave at T&A. This is very upsetting.
     
  6. von Rothbart

    von Rothbart Well-Known Member

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    Why buy at T&A, Plal is selling C&J Belgrave for $395.
     
  7. slaavwmr

    slaavwmr Well-Known Member

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    Because the lady in the store spent an hour with me trying on shoes. My plan was to try on and buy one pair in the US and order the rest from overseas. But, now it appears that this might be my only pair. Still, I feel it would be wrong to spend an hour of someones time and then order elsewear.
    I mean, then get on there knees and get near your feet. I just feel it is mean spirited and wrong.

    Additionally, PLAL I believe has the Belgrave in the E only.
     
  8. TimelessRider

    TimelessRider Well-Known Member

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    For wider width EGs I had to go to Richards in Greenwich, CT. They may have narrower widths.
     
  9. Roger

    Roger Well-Known Member

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    Please excuse my ignorance, but I thought that the British E width was considered a somewhat narrow fitting. Is this not correct? On the AAAC forum, I've been trying to get some help on sorting out British widths.
     
  10. jcusey

    jcusey Well-Known Member

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    A British E usually corresponds with an American D. In other words, it's a medium width, not narrow.
     
  11. jerrysfriend

    jerrysfriend Well-Known Member

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    (Roger @ June 20 2005,23:16) Please excuse my ignorance, but I thought that the British E width was considered a somewhat narrow fitting. Is this not correct?
    A British E usually corresponds with an American D. In other words, it's a medium width, not narrow.
    In my experience an EG E is a USA D, but a Church's or C&J E is a USA C.
     

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