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

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

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  1. OlafG

    OlafG Senior member

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    A tiny bit looser, but not enough to size down. At least not for me. I wear 11.5 3E in both 5 last, Daltons and the Kenwoods.
     


  2. kentyman

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    Thanks for the responses. 30% off would put it right around $500, which would be dangerously close to something I'd spend. Now I'm gonna have to try ever J.Crew coupon code I find... ;)

    Thanks for the warning. I'm actually intrigued by a slightly higher toe. I don't usually like super knobby, which is why I liked this boot, but also thought the toe looked a tad too flat.

    Bringing it back to AE (sorta): How did this boot fit compared to your AE's? I wear an 8.5D on the 5-65 last, but 9D on the 1-511 last.
     


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    Thanks for the details Subutai. I am anxiously awaiting myself a delivery of the Dalton in Burgundy Shell so if mine look as good as yours I will be set!
    Your MTO sounds fantastic. Looking forward to seeing pics when they arrive.
     


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    Calikid Senior member

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    Whatever you spend on the Alden for J.Crew captoes will be worth it as, imo they are an extremely comfortable boot!
     


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    you can also open a J Crew credit card and get 30% off of your first purchase...
     


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    I guess it never hurts to ask. Is there an original post that contained his email address? I can't seem to find it. I don't see it on his blog either.
     


  7. MoneyWellSpent

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    See above!
     


  8. David Copeland

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    I followed up on another sale that was mentioned here -

    Aside from the above great bargains - some of these styles ARE EVEN LOWER at Allen Edmonds Seconds Sale - 2 PAIR FOR $250 - starting today until August 4th.

    Just email [email protected]

    Tell the store what sizes you wear, and they will email back the store-wide inventory of what is available to purchase thru email or phone.


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    EXAMPLES in Size 11 and Size 11.5 :

    FOR ONLY $125.00 (any two pair for $250):
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    The famous Long Branch AE Boots

    EXAMPLES in Size 11 and Size 11.5 :

    FOR ONLY $125.00 (any two pair for $250):
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    The Dalton in Grey Calf

    Many, many other styles available too! Make sure you get your AE email in and ask what is in your size to get the $125 shipped (2 for $250 deal)

    Enjoy your week,

    David
     


  9. basiameda

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    Using the 20% off Tanger discount I ordered a pair of Walnut Shell Dalton seconds. They came in this morning and after some renovateur and brushing, they began to look brilliant.

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    I thought the seconds defect was sloppy brogue-ing but unfortunately, its much worse than that... there is a cut where the vamp meets the toe box... As seen below, I am using my finger to expose the vamp and the cut is not significantly noticeably when the shoes are firmly laced (not pictured)...
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    But when I remove the lacing its revealed that the cut is fairly large...

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    I really want to keep this pair seeing as how there are no other seconds in my size, but given the circumstances, will the cut compromise the integrity of the shoe over time? I live near a highly skilled cobbler as well, are there any potential ways of patching the cut?
     
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  10. David Copeland

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    Good Looking boots.

    Given the amount of money you saved and having a local cobbler, I suggest having him take a look. Beats shipping and returning at this point.

    David
     


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    I agree with David. Walnut shell is apparently a rare, nigh-unattainable beast from here on out; if the boots fit well, I bet that cobbler's services would be well worth it.
     


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    I'm not a boot guy but those look very nice , and you got lucky with the Horween Logo.
     


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    ^^ I agree with the others. Keep them and see if they can be repaired. Not even sure it would cause a problem if you didn't repair them unless your instep puts a lot of pressure at that point.

    They are gorgeous! Congratulations and enjoy.
     


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    I wear an 8D in the Daltons (1-511) and a 7.5D for the J.Crew x Alden #8 PCT boots (Barrie). It would be hard for me to say which boots are more comfortable. Both are very comfortable. The Aldens are a little heavier than the Daltons but still very comfortable.
     


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    Just ordered the Navy Suede Spiaggia and Brown Long Branch from the Shoe Bank, 2/$250...Oh Happy Day! Hope the defects are minimal.

    The Spiaggia looks to be a suede version of the McAllister, which fits a bit looser than my Strands (both of which I have in 8E). Therefore, I ordered an 8D. That will at least tell me if I should return my McAllisters for an 8D or the Spiaggia for an 8E.
     


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