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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. Virchow

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  2. smilelouis

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    I ordered a pair of brooks strand from the factory second list.
    What are the differences between factory second shoes and 2 for 200 shoes?
    Thanks.
     
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    The 2 for $200 was factory seconds, but only during the "2 for $200" promotional period. Also, I believe it did not include all models.
     
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    No differences.

    The 2-for-$200 was a special discount price on factory seconds.
     
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    As well as some closeout firsts... like the Fairfax I picked up... sweet shoe.
     
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    Damn, wish I had known about that! Just picked up a pair of Fairfaxes in Chili (as I mentioned a few pages back) at Nordstrom Rack for $209. Also, I wanted to run something by you guys . . . planning on going to two weddings this summer (church ceremony, indoor reception). Have a well-tailored navy suit I plan to wear. Is it inappropriate (from a general public point of view, not necessarily just from a SF point of view) to wear my Chili Fairfaxes? I wore them a few days ago to an evening event for which the dress code was "business" along with my navy suit and got several compliments on them. Would I be out of line wearing these to a wedding? Thanks.

    Edit: FWIW, I also have a matching chili belt.

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    ah^^^^^
    i wish i knew that
    i paid 170 for brooks strand last week, they will arrive tomorrow
     
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    congrats!
     
  9. smilelouis

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    thanks!
    what about"brooks strand"?
     
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    The brooks strand wasn't included as part of the 2 for 200 deal, not all models were available. Don't worry! I picked up the BB strands in dark brown 2 weeks ago for 199 and they have quickly become my favorite. Just enjoy them!
     
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    thanks for your info.
    it is strange i have to wait for sometime to post my next reply^^^^^^
    i selected BB strand walnut. in the beginning i went for ae strand. but since it has leather outsole and my job does involving a lot of travelling, finally bought BB strand cos its outsole is partly rubber which is suitable for daily use. is that riight they have different outsole?
    i don't have them now. accoring to ups they will be here tomorrow.
     
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    Looking for an AE model that isn't in production anymore - the Jodox. If you know where I can find it in an 11C, 10.5C or 10.5D please let me know. Thanks.
     
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    Damn, wish I had known about that!  Just picked up a pair of Fairfaxes in Chili (as I mentioned a few pages back) at Nordstrom Rack for $209.  Also, I wanted to run something by you guys . . . planning on going to two weddings this summer (church ceremony, indoor reception).  Have a well-tailored navy suit I plan to wear.  Is it inappropriate (from a general public point of view, not necessarily just from a SF point of view) to wear my Chili Fairfaxes?  I wore them a few days ago to an evening event for which the dress code was "business" along with my navy suit and got several compliments on them. Would I be out of line wearing these to a wedding?  Thanks.

    Edit: FWIW, I also have a matching chili belt.

    I wore a navy suit with walnut lombards to a wedding yesterday. Received lots of compliments and looked great. If you are comfortable wearing it, wear it. You're going to look better than most everyone there anyway.
     
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    I say go for it.
     
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    The sun makes those really excel, even more so than normal [​IMG]

    I did get the memo about stripey socks for today, with my AE walnut cordovan Strands-

    [​IMG]
     
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    I'm wearing very similar shoes in style and color (slightly less formal) to a wedding in a couple weeks. Not saying I'm correct or incorrect doing so, but fuck it who cares.
     
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    The bride and groom possibly?
     
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    Thank you! I apologize for the glare - my blackberry camera takes lousy indoor pictures, so I try to take outdoor whenever possible. Unfortunately lately, that means the early morning (and the glare that goes along with it).

    Nice walnut cordovan Strands, really love the variations in color!
     
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    nice match!
    thanks for the info about BB shoes. they will be dilivered today:)
     
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