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shoe advice

  1. ashertsinclaire

    Non-Toxic Shoe Glue

    What’s the best non-toxic shoe glue for shoes made with fabric, cork, and natual rubber? Thank you!
  2. Restorer

    Best place to market restored shoes? eBay? Etsy?

    I recently picked up the hobby of restoring old shoes and was wondering if anyone had ideas on the best place to list them? I ran across some incredible shoes (LeeKee, Santoni, Ferragamo, etc.) from some local thrift stores and restored them for personal use but got hooked on the process and...
  3. C

    One Shoe lighter & won’t darken with polish - Yohei Fukuda

    Hi all, I can’t seem to fix the lightened color of my right Yohei Fukuda. Lovely shoe, but was a super difficult break in (& I love a tough break in period). During which I had to use a shoe stretcher (which I never do). I put on some Saphir lotion while it was on the stretcher & it seemed to...
  4. A

    Tricker's size and fit compared to other makers

    I know for certain that Tricker's 4497S and 4444 lasts in UK7 fit me well (unless made from Olivvia leather). However, converting to other brands is far from straightforward. To begin with, my foot size is 265mm which is according to Tricker's own chart is UK8.5! I know there are people who...
  5. MStock

    Locating quality cobblers and shoe repair shops

    Hi everyone, Does anyone know where I can find a good cobbler in the Miami area? Sometimes it’s hard to find great cobblers and you can’t always trust google reviews since most people don’t own GYW shoes or don’t have much knowledge or experience with higher quality footwear. thank you! MS
  6. P

    How to salvage Meccariello shoes?

    Hello style aficionados, newbie here with an oopsie. Recently made my first foray into proper shoes with the Meccariello Roma HW Legate 3 about 1 month ago: https://www.meccarielloshoes.it/product/roma-legate-3/ I was really excited about the nicest shoes I've ever purchased (entry-level, I...
  7. I

    New Shoe Advice

    I am starting a new job in a week and a half and need some advice on dress shoes. The office is business casual and I would like to buy two good pairs of shoes (one black and one brown). What would be a good shoe around $200 each to look at? Would a cap toe or wing tip derby be appropriate...
  8. Oxyshoes

    Repair and restoration

    I’m doing a restoration on a pair of vintage 1930s Porto pedics and I notice the tiny support lace at the bottom of vamp is starting to give. I need to replace them and I kinda have an idea how though I was hoping someone could refer me to any articles or videos on how to repair this. A little...
  9. Smlaz

    W I D E shoes please

    I have short, fat feet with a high instep, US 6.5 EEE. Alden is getting rather pricey and I’d like a slip-on and an Oxford of decent quality at a decent price. I’m not looking for Ed. Greene, nor Florsheim. Would appreciate any and all suggestions and ideas. Thanks and Cheers,
  10. S

    Shoe Crease Gone in 10 minutes!

    Crazy what a hair dryer can do! This is my 10 year old, Italian made shoe from Aquila.
  11. S

    What are those! Seriously what are these shoes and where can I get them again?

    I had a pair of shoes and for some reason a long time ago I took some random pictures of them strewn out on the floor. I loved these shoes and wore them into the ground as you can see by the pictures. At the time I did not have the money to buy a new pair of "nice" shoes and these disappeared...
  12. Bozwick

    Burnt Hender Schemes

    I think i ruined my shoes.. i tried ironing the toe box to restore the shape, have had no problems on other shoes with this, but the heat seems to have burnt the leather on these sweet hender schemes. What to do? Anyone think its possible to lighten the discoloration? Should i try to even out...
  13. the best leg

    Does anyone know which brand still making shoe by using wood peg?

    I am looking for a MTO derby boots or balmoral boots, but I want a wood peg sole, or half wood pegged sole. But wood peged sole are very hard to find in those days, so does anyone know which brand still making shoes by wood pegs? Thank you.
  14. Ray Lee

    Keeping Shoe Boxes Or Not as Roaches Love them

    So I have a collection of shoes which I love and like to keep them inside their original shoe boxes which they came in (Don't know if anyone is similar). Since I live in a topical area I found that roaches is everywhere even if it's clean. As such they love to eat the shoe boxes as a food...
  15. A

    From a freshman: How to choose the right size of shoes?

    I have tried new shoes in store, and it realy hurts because of my high instep. And I also found that new shoes would be more comfortable and a little larger after putting a shoe tree in them. SO my question is How can I choose the right size for me? And How does it feel when I choose the right...
  16. Anthraxistaken

    Visvim Grizzly sizing?

    Brand new to sf so apologies if I’m in the wrong place, but does anyone have sizing advice on Grizzly’s? Found a good deal on a pair in 10, I’m a 10C on the Bannock, and tts in basically everything I have
  17. K

    What's your top 5 men's shoe style?

    Hey guys, Joseph from Australia here. I'm new to styleforum and its been an amazing experience soo far. I'm looking to launch a men's shoe brand by the end of this year and will launch with 5 shoe styles. I really want to involve members from styleforum throughout my journey. Any...
  18. steve1234

    Allen Edmonds stretched and creased after shoe trees

    I bought some Allen Edmonds and got some shoe trees to go with them. I got A.E. brand trees that the clerk picked out. After 4-5 months in the trees (I've only worn them twice) there is some serious creases in the at the heal. Is this normal? Can I fix it? I'm scared to put the trees back in...
  19. Z

    Shoe trees alternatives

    hello, recenlty i purchased a pair of Crockett and Jones Edgware oxfords in 6.5 UK from a dealer in my country, my problem is this dealer dont sell shoe trees for size 6.5 UK because this size in uncommon around here :confused2: i tried to add them a pair of shoe trees from my other shoes but...
  20. A

    Wardrobe for 1L Law Student (Shoes)

    Hiya, I'm a first-year law student in the U.S. who will be interviewing with firms (relatively large firms, for the most part standard business professional) for the summer in the near-to-mid future and am working on assembling a true professional wardrobe for the first time. Specifically I'm...

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