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To make up for my lack of new AE shoes recently, I'm dropping this one in here today.

I don't think I got around to posting these but was over the moon when I received them. It was around the time of the job debacle. TS 2019.1 back when bourbon shell was the exclusive and rare(r) shell choice for AE; that is until 2019.2 dropped more bourbon in our laps.

Still haven't had their maiden voyage but the time is coming!!

Bourbon shell Strand (king) on a single JR with a translucent brown edge - the only option for TS 2019.1. A bit of burnishing on the toes which I'll probably try to remove. Some nice color variation with the heel piece; the color is phenomenal and gets me close to my grail color, natty.

Enough talking:

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beautiful shoes, I can't believe you have the will power to not wear a pair that nice for almost a year!
 

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That is the one. The original poster only had 4 posts on SF and deleted his content. He caught flak for his "Dad Jeans" and deleted his posts and did not return. Lots of good content in that thread.

I never did go with the Wolverine CXL instead went with the AE Bayfield in CXL. CXL develops character over time with cleaning and treatment.

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For the Wolverine I went with the 744 which was actually made by AE in a unique color of shell.

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Been awhile, so everyone is posting top 5 AE favorites? That would be hard, very hard although today was thinking I should thin the herd done some. But don't think I can bring myself to do it. In fact need to stay out of here, after looking through this for the last hour now I have some new ones to check out. No I don't. Yes I do. No I don't...

Maybe take a shortcut and post Burgundy, Black, Walnut, Dark Brown, and Cappuccino shell Dundee's and be done with it. Would not be lying.

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But that would leave out the snuff and MD x AE. And I do like Cappacunio shell.

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But most of my shell and calf is burgundy.

Too much mental anguish limiting it down to 5 and am going to go hide again before I end up buying something else.

No regrets. None.

Oh. My. Word. Not for the shoes, cuz I've seen them before. Welcome back, Cold Iron!
 

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Probably depends on your office, but I'm wearing this today. Odd trousers, tweed sport coat. I'm happy with it.

O.M.G. That is exactly what I'm after and what I pictured. Whose makeup is that?


beautiful shoes, I can't believe you have the will power to not wear a pair that nice for almost a year!
It's been hard, but I haven't been working so I didn't want to wear them to just anything! :p

They are very purdy.
 

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Not my shoes, but what a steal if that's your size. Could use a little TLC but look to be in decent shape.

 

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Grant Stone?
Yes they are Grant Stone, he posted them on GS thread as well.
 

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Grant Stone?
I think so, yes. It's now been answered :)

audog beat me to it, but yes, these are the Grant Stone bourbon suede long wings that are currently marked down for their black friday sale. I was unable to resist them.

Ugh that is exactly the model I want you weasel! :crackup:
 
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