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    She was right.
     

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    As always. Happy wife, happy life.

    Rancourt olive Bison today, with cuffed Bills Chamois Cloth.
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    That is an awesome Autumnal photo!
     

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    Attention everyone:
    I asked if the Mercer Street Suede penny was split or full grain suede.
    And the Answer:
    "The Mercer style features polished Italian calfskin."
    I am getting an education from the Shoe Pro's at AE everyday it seems.
    I know nothing about suede!!!!
     

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    Interesting seeing all you guys in boots.

    Isn’t it 90 degrees everywhere today?

    @ Mickey’s house - this place is for the birds.
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    Finally Friday fellas! It is not 90 degrees here - it is 31 this morning and we actually had a VERY small amount of snow flurries yesterday.... I'd prefer something in between... you know, like actual fall weather! I hope everyone has a good one today as we coast into the weekend!

    Non-AE content - Alden for me today
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    Well, it's not 90 or 80,70,60,50,40 here this morning, it's 33 and light frost on some things. Shaker Heights and
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    I blame my pair on you. And they're great...
     

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    Me either - I'm not a giant fan of their Straight pattern. It's not bad, but I'd prefer some taper. Raleigh Denim's "Martin" slim tapered fit is a revelation for me... (and I'm not really very slim)
     

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    My speculation is that if you are going to attract the "new customers" that you want so badly, sneakers seems to be a good second shoe to sell. Younger guys are very likely to pair calf sneakers with more dressy looks. They seem to have taken a chapter right out of the Magnanni hand book. In the upper level sneaker game there are a few price points. $325 to $395. See the Magnanni introductory sneaker below:
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    Or you can go way up the Mountain to around $1380. Berlutti seems to be selling almost as many sneakers as dress shoes these days. Cause you know these will look as good or better with a no break suit and no socks.
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    The Portugal made sneakers are just as good as the Magnanni level, especially if they stay in suede, smooth leather is a step down, and hey AE seems to be shooting at the $300 market for all their shoe sales. What I find funny is the $545 Italian shoes that AE has introduced. A decent level Bologna shoe from other makers is exactly $545. Problem is the AE Italian line is Bulky for a Bologna shoe. If you think you want to sell this option the shoes need to be a little more fashion forward and believe it or not thin soles. AE knows what they are trying to do but execution seems to be way off. Now I am off to buy a $1380 sneaker that will last me 10 years as long as I only wear it twice per year. Seems like a great value to me. But at the end of the day, AE would be happy with some add on sales from these lines even if they are only 5% of sales.
     

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    Love the Tankers and love the jeans.
     

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    Hey, I just buy stuff and post pics, what y’all do with that info is up to y’all lol.

    One of these days I’m going to combine everything into a “stuff people blame me for” outfit. I’m thinking bourbon Strands, LE moleskins, Barbour, and holding my Margaritaville
     

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    The Eagle flies on Friday, Albert ...”
     

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