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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. Subutai

    Subutai Senior member

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    Thank you; yes the Independence Line features higher quality leathers, including the outsole and lining. I initially didnt think it would make a big difference but now I feel it is well worth it to upgrade when possible
     
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  2. OptoDoc

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    Welcome to the board, optopi314! As a man who once went through optometry school myself, I commend you for learning about proper footwear now (instead of a couple of years after graduation like myself). I assure you, that no one else in your class (and few of your professors) will own shoes as nice as yours (as long as you remember to keep good care of them!). Depending on which school you are attending, (I went to SCO), you may start clinical rotations in your second year, and will be wearing your white coat. I think the shoes you have chosen thus for are excellent. I would recommend practicing some frugality while you are in school and not getting bit by the Allen Edmonds bug too fiercely. You will be paying for your purchases in the future with interest after all...damn student loans!

    Might I suggest this for your next pair as the Clifton is a great shoe, a dark brown cap-toe is a versatile staple, and the price is presently quite appealing ($160 after the 30% discount).

    http://www.shoebuy.com/allen-edmonds-clifton/149589/346015

    I would be done buying shoes for awhile after this...if I were you. Your next purchase going forward really should be a simple black plain-toe or cap-toe to wear during formal occasions.

    Cheers to you, my good man. If you need anything in the future, feel free to PM me.

    Edit: It appears the discount code doesn't work on the Clifton...sorry.
     
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  3. GOP Shoe Guy

    GOP Shoe Guy Senior member

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    I should be getting my Franciscans in burgundy cordovan this week. Seeing these makes me want them now...
     
  4. sungmineyo

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    First of all, ty GOP Shoe Guy for sharing.

    I am also thinking to hop on the wagon. I want to use boots as winter dress shoes for business casual environment (slacks+dress shirts). I wear alden #8 captoe with commando sole to work very often. I like GOP's spec except colour (thinking darker shade of brown, no burnish). Can anyone enlight me if boots is good choice for purposed usage?
     
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  5. DJTraveler

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    Yup. You can view the limited selection on Macy's website.
     
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  6. halfnhalfnhalf

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    Nice!
     
  7. tradbrah

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    What size are these?
     
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  9. Burzan

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    My Bayfields from Lands End arrived today! Very happy with them and glad I chose them over the Wolverine 1000k

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    Thanks for the tips on Shoebuy but I can't seem to get the code to work. It seems like all AE shoes are excluded. Were you able to get it to work?
     
  11. MacktasticGDogg

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    Received my SF MTO snuff suede Mora 2.0's today. I ordered this with Dainite soles for winter wear. (just in time too, as we got our first real snow yesterday)

    This is the first time I've seen Mora 2.0's in person, and I think they are pretty nice. My guess is that they are less polarizing compared to the Neumoras. I do think they should have kept offering Neumoras alongside the Mora 2.0, since they have distinctly different shapes.

    Anyway, here they are:

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  12. BCer

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    Interesting, at first I thought someone had reposted my pic. Then I realized some differences - your sole edges look black, mine are lighter brown. And I'm thinking yours are a smaller size than my little 12's. Lol. I also love mine - bought them thinking they'd be my crappy weather boots, but I'm afraid to beat them up now, they're so nice looking. [​IMG]
     
  13. clarksdb

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    Not a fan of monks but I mean seriously anything in snuff suede just makes the shoes pop and look so classy. They look really nice!

    What's the difference in the shape mainly between the Neumoras and Mora 2.0?
     
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    Neumoras are square/chiseled and Mora 1.0 and 2.0 are rounded.
     
  15. MacktasticGDogg

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    Thanks. The Neumora is on the 333-last, so it has a chiseled toe while the Mora 2.0 is on the 8-last and has a round toe. I suppose they are basically the same shoes in different lasts, so I can see why they discontinued the Neumora.
     
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    These have me seriously reconsidering the fact that a wanted a PTB in snuff suede. I have yet to get a pair of monks and these are amazing.


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    What are you choosing to do for care on them? I already picked up and treated my Eagle County with LP to be my "winter" boot so I think I may stick to Reno and brushing for this piar. Have yet to fully make a decision though.

    I had to second look at mine now to see about the black edge. My pic is a little dark but it does have the lighter brown above the black rubber on the sole. Mine are a size 8 and I have to admit the pic I took makes them look a little stumpy lol so here are a few more.

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    Suede shoes in the snow? You're a braver man than I.

    Killer shoes btw....
     
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    Ordered a MTO pair of shell MacNeils thru Allison September 6th. They failed inspection once and I've heard nothing since. My emails to her now go unanswered. If you go MTO, be prepared to have some patience...
     
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    Wow, those are a great looking pair of shoes. I was thinking about a pair of Neumoks in Snuff Suede but these may have changed my mind.

    Good job with the MTO, but like someone else pointed out- be careful with getting your suede wet!!!
     
  20. ScottyBoy920

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    give her a call and leave a VM, she is usually good at calling back.
     
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