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Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread 2016 - News, Pictures, Sizing, Accessories, Clothing, etc

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by watchidiot, Feb 12, 2016.

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  1. ultravisitor

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    Really? My v-treads seem to be indestructible.
     


  2. Soupy

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    Nice vintage pair! An old pair for me today as well: Fifth Ave in "Antique Burgundy" made from 88-95 that I rescued from a Goodwill a year or so ago. I've had them resoled but the leather has seen better days...
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    Mine feel fairly robust as well. Put the point of a Topy is that once it's worn down, you replace it so the original leather sole stays intact underneath. So in practical usage, a topied sole will most likely extend the life of your sole quite a bit.
     


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    Ascher out in the wild today. Not sure if this is the sexiest shoe color or THEE sexiest shoe color...
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    Newly polished 5th Avenues
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    Chili Carlyles today, a fine recommendation from my local store in Scottsdale. Truly enjoying the rich color.
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    For me it's a toss up. If they can't sand down the leather sole to install the v-tread/Topy flush, then I would be hesitant for them to re-welt the shoe, since you can only do it a finite amount of times. Assuming they need to undo the leather sole from the welt.
     


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    Chili Fifth Aves, with coffee and watch:
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    You hit the trifecta, bro!
     


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    very nice!
     


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    If those were shell, this thread would explode.
     


  12. StylinProfilin

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    5th Aves don't get enough love here
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    Daltons today. Some seriously bright sun this morning, so the color is much more orange than normal.
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    Have these in dark chili too. Sleek and sexy!
     


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    Check, check, check.
     


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