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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. dgsdm

    dgsdm Well-Known Member

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    Are the differences between firsts and seconds negligible?
     
  2. jasonleb1

    jasonleb1 Senior member

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    I'd like to know this as well. I don't have an outlet anywhere near me.
     
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  3. New Shoes1

    New Shoes1 Senior member

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    I remember this sale from last year - 14.92% off everything - it applies to first quality shoes and belts as well. There will be a few select shoes with a bigger discount.
     
  4. mikeman

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    Looking to pick up some polish for my AE Gramercy (whenever they arrive). What shoe care products colors should I use? The color to match is "dublin cognac". Thinking about trying out some Saphir products.
     
  5. millerbk

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    I was told by AE to use saddle soap since it is in the rough collection. Do you have any pictures to share of the Gramercy since the pictures on Urban Daddy aren't very good
     
  6. mikeman

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    Yeah, I posted them a few days ago, but here they are...
    The gramercy seem to have a more "finished" leather.
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  7. easy_golfing

    easy_golfing Senior member

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    are walnut strands appropriate for winter wear (im from california)?
     
  8. SloopyNoob

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    I think your best bet is to go in store and get your foot measured by one of the SAs. Then if they don't have your size, I think they have the options of ordering it to the store, then you come in again to try. You are under no obligation to buy.
     
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  9. SloopyNoob

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    Sorry, double post
     
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  10. mikeman

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    I'd say go for it. Dont see why not.
     
  11. horsey shoes

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    I am a Dallas Cowboys fan, but I could get used to those Redskins! Definitely hoping the Gramercys will be similar to these.

    Count me in the dissent as well... I was originally passing on the Cronmok since I really liked the blue/navy leather, but couldn't see myself wearing them... too much 70s Leather Man or 80s Jean on Jean guy. But, based on the new supplement pics, I think I too am in for a tan pair; especially on sale.

    Not sure what my plan would be for the Gramercys either when they land. Definitely hitting them with some Reno to bring out some luster, but not sure of using any paste wax as they may be too shiny for the more "casual" look.
    Possibly will use some of the AE chili color premium polish (in the tube), but don't want to mess too much with that beautiful redskin color they seem to have from the pics.

    I am in Texas and wear my walnut anytime of year. The walnut Daltons are a great winter blues buster and always get compliments from the young ladies at the office.
     
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    From what I hear many are hard pressed to find any faults from their seconds. I think I might go with seconds...
     
  13. cidr

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    Hello! Been lurking for a bit, I'm in need of help.

    Long story short: Bought AE Strands from Nordstrom, AE fit guide gave me 11 W8, went with 11.5 D. They are too tight. Wore them 3 times hoping they'd stretch enough, but I actually got a blister on my pinky. outside of the US so can't try them on at a store.

    Pictures for reference.

    1. What size should I be going for? I'm thinking 11.5 EE. Is the point where my toe ends normal? Should I go down to 11?
    2. Think I got a shot at exchanging them If I pay for shipping?
    3. I also bought Park Aves, except they're still being processed since I asked them to get me 11.5 E instead once I got these. How do they fit compared to the Strands? I know they're the same last, but I've read they fit differently. Should I get the same size?

    I appreciate the help everybody. I've contacted both AE and Nordstrom and am awaiting their response.


    A fellow AE owner
     
  14. Essential

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    I posted earlier saying that an SA told me there were going to be no more 2 for $200 second sales anymore. Has anyone else confirmed this?
     
  15. easy_golfing

    easy_golfing Senior member

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    what do you think of the chocolate daltons? or go with walnut?
     
  16. Michael Haines

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    I'm sorry but this may sound like a stupid question how does one order seconds when the rediscover america sale starts. After ordering the Broadstreet web gem and the Dalton shell web gem. A nice pair of seconds sounds more my speed.
     
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    Depends on what else you have in your collection.

    Chocolate is more versatile and walnut is better looking overall, IMO.
     
  18. sevenfoldtieguy

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    A mixed bag. Some seconds are great. Others are terrible. I've experienced each kind, and have always returned those that are terrible.
     
  19. zchen

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    Well I pulled the trigger on both Gramercy and Amsterdam. wish me luck....
     
  20. millerbk

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    Picture of the Amsterdam from Vanessa at UD. Tried to post this earlier today but said moderator had to review.




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