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Allen Edmonds doesn't sell black rubber dainite soles anymore?

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I own a few pair of Allen Edmonds and love their rubber dainite soles. I really prefer them over leather. I went to buy a new pair of Park Aves only to find that their online page only shows these ugly blue and red dainite soles. I contacted their customer support and they stated they do not sell black rubber soles anymore.

I know Allen Edmonds got acquired by someone else, but who on Earth thinks a bright blue/red sole is preferable to a black sole? This just killed the brand for me...

Is there any other shoe maker similar to AE that makes shoes with dainite soles?

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I own a few pair of Allen Edmonds and love their rubber dainite soles. I really prefer them over leather. I went to buy a new pair of Park Aves only to find that their online page only shows these ugly blue and red dainite soles. I contacted their customer support and they stated they do not sell black rubber soles anymore.

I know Allen Edmonds got acquired by someone else, but who on Earth thinks a bright blue/red sole is preferable to a black sole? This just killed the brand for me...

Is there any other shoe maker similar to AE that makes shoes with dainite soles?

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They put Dainite soles as a separate shoe, such as here:

https://www.allenedmonds.com/shoes/shoes/dress-shoes/park-avenue-cap-toe-oxford-with-dainite-rubber-sole/SF5617.html?dwvar_SF5617_color=5617

The blue and red ones are customizations and cost extra. Perhaps black isn’t available as a customization, but only for shoes specifically made with black Dainite.
 

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