Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread - reviews, pictures, sizing, etc...

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mild Mannered, Sep 27, 2009.

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  1. AdamAdam

    AdamAdam Senior member

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    James at the downtown State Street store was very helpful. It seems that I have a wider foot than I thought so I was compensating on the left by getting a larger size. Instead we went from D to E width and down a half size (8 to 7.5) and I think I'm good to go. The 5 last is longer as has been mentioned several times in this thread so 7.5 seems to makes sense for me. Ideally if money weren't an issue I would get all of my shoes MTO and get a different size for each foot but that gets expensive. Now I wait until my new pair arrives.
     


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    I have since put a nice shine on the toe of these. But I finally got around to taking a pic of my favorites shoes with socks representing my passion!

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    I really like those socks. Where are they from?
     


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    I say leave 'em. TheSizzle is right that bourbon comes with black edge dressing, and it looks nice. Actually, if you have pics, I'd love to see how they look.
     


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    Those are terrific - big congrats.
     


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    Hollywood WebGems just put on the website. Anyone ready to chime in? Pretty simple lines, only in brown, with 3 different colour linings and V-Tread Tap soles for some wet-weather durability...not bad.
     


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    They've actually been up for a while.
     


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    I have the grey daltons as well. I like them but the color is more gunmetal grey than stone grey. It has quite a bit of blue in it that doesn't come through in the photos on the AE website.
     


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    oops, sorry I just saw a tweet or facebook post or something pointing them out. Haven't seen anything in here with anyone talking about them.
     


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    Lol, not really, I continue to be boring, but I find interesting how he managed to get those reactions with the stitching theories and the mediocre Ferragamo boots.
     


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    Thanks for the tips guys. I'm definitely not opposed to the darker edges, and it's actually a bit lighter than I was remembering now that I look at them again. I'm more just annoyed with myself for not being more careful before putting the dressing on.

    Here's a couple pics...

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    I think it looks great. Doesn't the strand use natural edge dressing normally?
     


  13. MoneyWellSpent

    MoneyWellSpent Senior member

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    No, Chili is the most commonly used and recommended color.
     
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    They'll be fine. I made this mistake early on as well and it only took a few months of natural wear and application of the chilli edge dressing to get them back where I wanted them.
     


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    Forgive my lack of knowledge: I also have a new pair of Walnut Strands and would like to use some edge dressing. What is the color you're supposed to use? It almost looks like the chili color...
     


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