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

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

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  1. Kave

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    I just got some Patriots this week and I got them in the same size as my Strands/Fifths and they fit just fine. I would say the sizing in my case is very similar.
     


  2. MoneyWellSpent

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    All of the Brooks Brother's shoes that are made by AE are on the same last as the AE equivalent. You are correct, the Shelton (BB saddle shoes) is one of them. When in doubt, just look at AE's website to find the equivalent shoe.
     


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    Pastor, didn't your mother ever tell you to keep your feet off the furniture? LOL. Great Patriots! J
     


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    REVISED AND EDITED REPLY:

    Here is a transcript from AE Live Chat today:

    "Melissa: Hello. How may I assist you?

    David: Please take a look at the photo of this Allen Edmond shoe, and tell me if it is worth the time to mail them in to recrafting: http://www.styleforum.net/t/141581/allen-edmonds-appreciation-thread/24090#post_6436866

    Melissa: That is damage to leather, we would not be able to repair this.

    David: Yes, the damage is to the upper, but right at the edge near the welt. Would AE be able to stretch the upper through regular recrafting, which includes stretching, and thereby be able to attach the upper to a new welt to eliminate the damaged area?

    Melissa: No unfortunately, they would not be able to do that.

    David: Okay. Thanks for your help.
     
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    If you like the Daltons - get them at that fantastic sale price, and then build your wardrobe around them.

    Some ideas:

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    This couch is in my office. You are not the first person to mention this...
     


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    I know the feeling well, how's the fit? What denim are you rocking?
     


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    I'm not a big sports fan. Actually, I don't watch sports at all but there was a headline a saw about fashion at the NBA draft last night. The number one pick (no idea who he is or where he's from) had these shoes on.

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    If you like the Daltons - get them at that fantastic sale price, and then build your wardrobe around them.

    Some ideas:

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    David,

    With all due respect, this is not repairable and I think this advice is incorrect. These shoes indicate a serious crack in the upper that clearly demonstrates that the integrity of the hide has been compromised (through the lasting process, probably). I would say that if there is cracking in this part of the vamp, there almost certainly has to be an increased probability that the surrounding hide is also compromised. There are a lot of shoes floating around on eBay and the gentleman's money would be better spent on an uncompromised pair.
     


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    Need some help getting that awesome mirror shine. This was the first time I had shined these shoes appropriately with Saphir, so I applied Renovateur once, then cream on the entire shoe and brushed with a horsehair brush. Repeated three times. Even after vigorous brushing the shoes were a bit dull, so I used an Amazon microfiber cloth to wipe off the excess cream polish, so I think I used too much cream. After that, the shoes looked pretty good.

    Next I put on one coat of Saphir wax using a dry microfiber cloth, and used a different section of that cloth to vigorously buff the shoe. When I was done it looked like all the cream and wax had been removed. Did I buff too much?

    I also tried the technique of applying a base coat of Saphir wax with dry cloth, then 10 coats of wax with a damp cloth. No luck for most of the shoe. I did have a mirror shine on the leather near the sole, but not on the top of the shoe. Although I thought I was using a minimal amount, maybe it was still too much wax?

    Any ideas where I’ve gone wrong?
     


  12. ScottyBoy920

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    Whats the verdict on sizing for these boots? Did you stick with the same as other 5 last shoes?

    thanks
     


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    fit is great. While an 8.5D works for me in the Leeds the 8E is right for me in the Dalton.

    Denim is Baldwin Denim, Henley cut, in a 12 oz. Kaihara Selvedge. They are an excellent summer pair as the Henley is a nice slim taper without being skinny, the 12 oz. fabric is lightweight but the Kaihara fabric still has a fair bit of grit and texture to it.
     


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    To piggy back on this post...

    Looking at the AE website they advertise the Independence collect as being $100 off but when you click on the item to purchase, the discount is not provided. I am sure if you contacted them, the sale price of $375 would be honored. Not bad for first quality shoes.
     


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    Gorgeous, rydenfan! Only partially lined, correct? Wonder why AE makes the walnut shell unlined but the burgundy shell is fully lined? Enjoy!
     


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