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Allen Edmonds challenge copy cat

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by ZachB, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. ZachB

    ZachB New Member

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    I’ve been watching some shoe polishing tutorials online and one was from The Hanger Project where they spent $50 on a used pair of Allen Edmonds and cleaned them up. It seemed like an economical way to end up with a great pair of unique kicks so I gave it a shot.

    I was able to find a pair of AE Fairhavens for $46, shipping included. The condition looks great for a shoe that’s been discontinued for a while and the leather already had a nice patina. Anyways, I cleaned them up a little, conditioned the leather and added a little more “age” to them. Let me know what you think!

    Also, I should give credit to Mbaldinger because I basically tried to copy what he’s already done.

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    EZB Distinguished Member

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    Nicely done! How are the insoles and outsoles
     

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    ZachB New Member

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    Thank you, I don’t think they’re too bad at all.

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