Am I nitpicking? crooked eyelets on AE MacNeil

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gsgleason, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. gsgleason

    gsgleason Senior member

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    The eyelets seem crooked. I think I want to send them back to AE for replacement. What do you think? Am I nitpicking?

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  3. plei89

    plei89 Senior member

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    Doesn't seem too noticeable.. It's up to you, if it bugs you a lot, then return it.
     


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    porcelain monkey Senior member

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    This forum is all about nitpicking. If you don't like them send them back. They look off to me as well.
     


  5. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    you are, and those shoes look quite well worn to judge from the creases so that the problem you perceive could be due to your feet.
     


  6. Nicola

    Nicola Senior member

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    It's not the eyelets it's the whole upper that looks off. Are those trees the right size?
     


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    md2010 Senior member

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    Sorry but I don't see any issues with those shoes.
     


  8. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    If they are worn, the time for debating this is past, IMO. It's the buyer's responsibility to check the goods for cosmetic flaws out of the box. If there's an undetectable quality issue that manifests later (upper comes apart, say), that would be grounds for a post-wear return ... but if you could spot the issue before wear, they're yours to keep once they hit the street.
     


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    gsgleason Senior member

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    They are brand new. I wore them for about 10 minutes around the house on the carpet to gauge the fit, and that's when I noticed the crooked eyelets.
     


  10. Shikar

    Shikar Senior member

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    Wear them, walk a few steps on carpet, and then take a picture please. Shoe trees can play odd tricks depending on size and how your placed them etc.

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  11. BackInTheJox

    BackInTheJox Senior member

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    The right shoe looks very different from the left shoe, and not just the eyelets. Look at the shoe trees. Look at the way the opening where your ankle would be is stretched longitudinally much more on the right foot than the left.
     


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    You are nitpicking. Get those shoes on your feet and get out there and live your life.
     


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