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

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  1. Shiny

    Shiny Senior member

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    You do realize that 75% of all subscribers to this thread just got in their car and rushed over to their nearest Rack.:nodding:
     
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    Saw a pair at the Rack in Chicago a while ago too, wasn't quite my size [​IMG]
     
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    Just got my first AEs, Walnut Strand from allaboutshoes. They are fantastic.

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    I really like the walnut Strands. However, I'm trying to decide between the walnut Strand and the walnut McAllister.

    I don't have an AE store near me. I was at my local menswear/shoe store and they have the walnut McAllister in my size. I was talking to them about the upcoming AE sale starting Monday and I that I heard the McAllisters were included. They said they would match the McAllister price in the AE sale. Now I'm very tempted to get the walnut McAllister.

    Chris
     
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    ^ I always liked the walnut strands and the McAllister in that beautiful merlot...
     
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    Great color, but that right shoe looks significantly smaller than the other, in both pics... :confused:

    Suppose that is why they are seconds.
     
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    ^ +1

    The walnut Srand for sure. It has different shades in the shoe that looks really good.

    The McAllister in merlot (1000% better if you get them in burgundy shell cordovan) looks classy and the color is rich and deep.
     
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    I am sure they are the same size, it is the way he is holding them that makes them appear to be different sizes.
     
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    I'll take your word for it... :confused:
     
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    I wish AE made a nice pair of driving mocs
     
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    I know of no optical distortion that would make the shoes look different in size as depicted above. I haven't been to a Rack in several years. Last time I was there, they only put one shoe out. You had to ask for the matching if you wanted to try them on. I suspect this is a mix up.
     
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    Nice looking shoes and a great buy! Thanks for all the kind comments, guys. I really like the shell strands too, they go well with almost anything - from khakis and jeans to suits. Like most shell shoes, they are very versatile.
     
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    +2 Aye, I agree totally. I have the McAllister in walnut and the Strands in shell walnut. Both the Stands and McAlllister are my most comfortable and now favorite shoes, for my foot anyhow. I got lucky in that my shell Strands are much darker than the calf walnut. If it wasn't for the fact that I have so many burgundy shoes now with more on the way I would have gotten the McAllister in merlot. And likely will sometime in the future
     
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    I never tire of seeing pictures of your shell shoes bucksfan. Please feel free to post up all the pictures you want. I do realize that it sometimes costs me dearly when you do, but it is well worth it IMO [​IMG]
     
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    I am still breaking my Cambridges in, but I thought the same thing - slightly more loose than my park aves and strands. They seem to fit me well in my normal size, just a little less snug. Not enough different to size down in my case.
     
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