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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. DapperDriver

    DapperDriver Well-Known Member

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    I kind of wish that I had sent the Strands to B. Nelson, as those are worn enough to warrant a JR sole. The Fairfaxs that I got back don't get enough wear to benefit from a JR sole (they were an eBay purchase).
     


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    Dark chili 6th Avenues today. Have a nice day all!
     


  3. Burzan

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    Brown Shell Strands today.


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    One of the SAs I spoke to made a point to tell me not to use Conditioner on colors like Walnut or Dark Chili because it takes away some of the finish. Not sure if that's true or not, haven't tried it.
     


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    Well I'm not sure how it impacts Walnut and Dark Chili of the nonburnished variety but my burnished bourbons lost color/burnishing with the AE conditioner which means I'm stuck using that premium polish only. Hopefully that is enough to care of the shoe? I tried Saphir renno and it took even more off so I'm not really sure what the solution is here.
     
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    Thanks! Good info.

    Do you have another pair with combination tap soles? Showing him exactly what you want might help cut through the communication barrier. In my experience, it usually takes time (and a couple miscues) to establish a rapport with a tradesman. I know that's not what you want to hear but I've never found a short cut through the trial and error/getting to know you phase.
     


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    Brown Dundees today, just picked these up and love them.

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    Where did you get chili 6th aves? Or did you manufacture them?
     


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    Nordstrom Rack online.
     


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    Looking good. Is that the Dundee 2.0 in calf?
    I like the combo with navy chinos.
     


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    Shucks, the last Carlyle in Bourbon is gone. Oh well, ad that to my list of shoes I missed out on.
     


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    I reached for my Fenways this morning, but ultimately settled on short wings. Figured I'd save the Fenways to pair with jeans tomorrow, as no one will be in the office. I just love the look of denim and longwings!! Btw, we may be the only 2 on this board with these, at least that have posted pics. (Maybe @Neo1 has them stashed in the waaaay back of his closet??)
     


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    Thanks! Yes, 2.0 in brown calf. The poron insole is a winner, very comfortable.
     


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    *sigh* I'm still a noob with only one pair of walnut I forget to wear them on Wednesday. On a better note, my brother has bought his SECOND pair, chili McGregor off the bank. Fairly confident that we hooked another one...(currently wearing Wolverine chelsea, super comfortable but nothing real photo worthy to post on an AE thread)
     


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    Love the look of these. Wish I had these over my Rogues.
     


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