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

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

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  1. 7_rocket

    7_rocket Senior member

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    Thanks for the fast response guys.

    Well I don't wear suits to work, just dress pants and a dress shirt. Winter would be a sweater over a dress shirt, never any ties. Reason I asked about the 2nd black pair is that it goes with everything expect brown pants and figured it would be versatile.

    I wear gray, navy, black and some slight variation of navy blue with a little pin stripe in the slacks.

    Yeah seeing the walnut strand does look good. What is weird is that my fifth avenue's the right heel is slipping a bit but the left fits perfect. I'll have to get some insoles.
     
  2. Flokk

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    No sir, they were included. Plus 35% off...[​IMG]...the shoe bank.
     
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    bespoken pa Senior member

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    How did you pull that coup sir?
     
  4. Flokk

    Flokk Active Member

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    Er, sorry to hijack the discussion. Basically I just call when there's a shoebank sale and see what they have and go from there (the total of 35% off was from the Memorial Day sale iirc). Today starts the tent sale for example so--good day to check in for something you've really wanted but haven't been able to justify buying in firsts.

    http://aetentsale.com/
     
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    kwhitelaw Senior member

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    what did the Macneils end up setting you back? My quest for alden ravellos is dragging on, these AEs might just fit the need..
     
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    Generally, take a pair home every once in a while for conditioning / polishing. I've been considering bringing my polish, etc, in to the office and staying late to polish everything.
     
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    Agreed!
     
  8. MoneyWellSpent

    MoneyWellSpent Senior member

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    Wow, well that's a first for me.
     
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    Think I may be good and only order 1 of the 3 shoes I want.

    How do they Neumok Snuff Suede fit compared to the Mcallister? I know it's the same last, but these are unlined.
     
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    MoneyWellSpent Senior member

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    The tent sale isn't what threw us off, it's the free shoe trees. That's like $50.00 of free merchandise that they just gave you with no advertisement.
     
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    Oops, I meant Walnut Fifth AVEs... sorry for getting your hopes up.
     
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    Oh I gotcha. It was a surprise to me as well, as it was not advertised or mentioned. The shoe bank rep Shirley tossed in a nice handwritten note too. Just can't beat that.
     
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    Thanks for the advice. I decided to just try returning them once more. Hopefully the next pair looks better.
     
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    Polo jock, all I can say is wow. Those are the sheltons I saw in my head when I went down that path 6 months ago. Bravo!

    Today: macneils in my hotel room.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Was able to pick up the Strand.

    Does anyone know if it uses the same last as the Mcallister?
     
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