- Feb 8, 2017
- Reaction score
I was lucky enough to score a pair of shaved cherry Dundees after the TS as seconds. They were returned for that reason: the right and left shoes were slightly different. I love that added charm. Among my most complimented pair.I believe this reservation is people aligning their expectations and "fearing the worst" as the feedback from the last shell TS was pretty critical in regards to the discrepancy of the shaved shell, especially if their model had different panels stitched together.
To me, this is what makes the marbled cognac so intriguing as it'll truly be a 1 of 1, just like I've seen with Nike's multi-colored flyknit uppers. Even from left/right shoes, there is a difference and that adds to the "fun". My only concern is if I want to get a Hamilton AND a Strand in Dark Marbled Cognac and which welt color to choose.
By default, what is the JR sole for a Strand? Single or Double? And for the Brown Shell, is the Edge/welt brown? Even though I own this shoe, my color blindness really impacts my ability to discern colors, just notice if they don't match. And for those who have been hyping Chili Hamiltons, I hate you! Added that to the list, as well (thinking of going natural/buff split-reverse welt on double JR, but again, what edge