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Here is how they make'm.

 

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Shit on shit. Why anyone would spend cash on these instead of right priced C&J is beyond me. There leathers are plastic looking and their designs are has-been.
 

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Originally Posted by whnay.
Shit on shit. Why anyone would spend cash on these instead of right priced C&J is beyond me. There leathers are plastic looking and their designs are has-been.

cuz you can get them for $150 if you shop well (for firsts). I bought a pair of hale and mora for $150 each...can't beat that.
 

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Originally Posted by micbain
cuz you can get them for $150 if you shop well (for firsts). I bought a pair of hale and mora for $150 each...can't beat that.

+1

There is quite a jump in price - but only taking into mind deals available on AE. At full retail, there are better options, I think.
 

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Originally Posted by micbain
cuz you can get them for $150 if you shop well (for firsts). I bought a pair of hale and mora for $150 each...can't beat that.

Still plastic looking at $150.
 

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The Horween Cordovan shoes are a nice grab when you can get them @$200. Cant argue there.
 

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Originally Posted by Steven Aver
The Horween Cordovan shoes are a nice grab when you can get them @$200. Cant argue there.

I thought Horween was Alden's vendor? Unless maybe they both use it. Although, AE cordovan shoes just don't look nearly as good as Alden's.
 

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Originally Posted by micbain
cuz you can get them for $150 if you shop well (for firsts). I bought a pair of hale and mora for $150 each...can't beat that.

+1

AE's at retail are a crime.

AE's at $150 or below are a solid deal.
 

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great video!
 

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whnay.;1574180 said:
Shit on shit. Why anyone would spend cash on these instead of right priced C&J is beyond me. There leathers are plastic looking and their designs are has-been.[/QUOTE



Curious but how is C & J so much better that they make AE look like shit? Ive never worn CJ but I have a pair of Park Avenues that I find enjoyable.
 

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Originally Posted by whnay.
Shit on shit. Why anyone would spend cash on these instead of right priced C&J is beyond me. There leathers are plastic looking and their designs are has-been.
my AE's have slightly thinner/not as supple leather as my C&J's, but i wouldn't call them plasticky. they all pick up conditioner/cream/polish quite well, and without touching them i don't think i would be able to tell the quality differences between leathers (although granted i'm not a super expert on leathers).
 

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Originally Posted by whnay.
Shit on shit. Why anyone would spend cash on these instead of right priced C&J is beyond me. There leathers are plastic looking and their designs are has-been.

Because sometimes you want the classic look. Also, they make them in a lot of sizes.
 

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Originally Posted by Keon
I thought Horween was Alden's vendor? Unless maybe they both use it. Although, AE cordovan shoes just don't look nearly as good as Alden's.

Horween supplies to many companies worldwide FYI, and is the only producer of Shell Cordo in the U.S
 

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