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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. coolarrow

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    Brown shell townley, er, Wednesday. Sorry about the slouchy sox:

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    I don't know the model but I wish I had them. Those are great looking.
     


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    Can any of you fine gentleman opine on the fit of the Randolph? I have a narrow foot with a low instep and have found a a shoe a width bigger than my 5 last and brannock size on ebay at a very low price.

    I suppose the best option is to stop by the store, but wanted to ask.

    thanks!
     


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    I'm really considering the broad street, but not sure about the 73. Can anyone tell me how it compares to the 65 and/or 333? It says more room across the forefoot, but with the angle, I'm having a hard time figuring out whether to try 65 size or go up.
     


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    Is that a bal longwing? They look killer. Edit: never mind. I was looking on my phone and couldn't see well.
     
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    I've done some research on this recently and what I found is that the 73 even wider than the 511. I wear the same size in the 65 and the 511, but I think if my 511 shoe was any wider I would need to go down a width.
     


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    @MattRiv
    1. The 73 is a little deceiving - it's more pointed but is actually wider. Start w/ 65 and go from there.
    2. The vamp comes down way low on the Randolph but that shouldn't bother you. They are quite wide though - same width, maybe lower, would not go up.
     


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    The Broadstreets look great! How about the 73 last? They seem to be kinda wide.
     


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    Wally Wednesay



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    Thanks for the input everyone from awhile ago. I received my Merlot McAllisters in the mail yesterday and am taking them on their maiden voyage today.

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    Sam Altman is the president of Y Combinator, one of the biggest venture capital funds in the US. Y Combinator has backed Airbnb, Dropbox, Zenefits and Stripe. Altman was recently in Lindon for a series of meetings, one of which was at the Ritz. The Ritz has a strict dress code that states, "Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket and tie ... trainers and sportswear are not permitted in any of the hotel or Club’s restaurants or bars."

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    Sam later tweeted "To be totally clear on this Ritz thing: I fully support their right to enforce a dress code, and my right to wear cool shoes."

    Many commenters concluded this only proved London was not "tech friendly." I have concluded there are just some locations where worn jeans and "cool shoes" are simply not appropriate, especially when he can clearly afford to buy a descent pair of appropriate shoes and slacks. Ugly American indeed.
     


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    Kingswood?
     


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    Hello All,

    First time poster, long time lurker here. I have a question about the AE Dalton, specifically with Dainite sole. I recently picked a pair up from the Shoe Bank in walnut for what seems like a really good price. I do like them. I own a bunch of AE's and others, but this is my first pair with Dainite. The question is, do you think I should return them and wait for a pair with leather soles? I intend to wear them mostly with jeans and dress pants (not suits per se). The sole is rather comfy but I am worried about durability. I have considered a pair of the Sauk Drives in brown as an alternative. Any thoughts? And thank you for all of the wonderful advice on this site!

    Here is what they look like-very attractive and very comfy.

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    I believe those are TDH's.

    PS: Used just the first letters, so if I'm right, others can keep playing.
     


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    Those shoes are as inappropriate as they are hideous.
     


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