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Antonio Meccariello Shoes

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just wanted to ask if anyone has had experience with either shoe linked below? Need to replace my black oxfords and I'm having trouble deciding between the two



any advice/comments would be greatly appreciated!
Two different lines, two different shoe designs, two different lasts. Both will be handwelted. Dealers choice if you want a round toe or chiseled toe, balmoral or standard oxford.
 

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Two different lines, two different shoe designs, two different lasts. Both will be handwelted. Dealers choice if you want a round toe or chiseled toe, balmoral or standard oxford.
Thank you! My Alden oxfords have lasted more than a decade so attempting to pick a replacement pair which I will (hopefully) wear for the next ten years is doing my head in
 

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Some recent AM’s
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Does anyone know if they respond via email? I've been trying to get in touch with them about a return (ordered half a size too big) for about two weeks and I haven't gotten a single response
 

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Hi guys, I am trying to decide between a pair of AM Principes and Vass Alt English U in walnut museum calf. Also looking at the TLB Artista line and some CNES. But, I can’t decide which way to go. By the way I own two pairs of Antonio Meccariello (the Armiticos in size 6 last B2 and the Equites 2 in size 6 1/2 last B05) and a pair of TLB Artista 107 size 6 last Picasso. Although I haven’t made a decision as yet, but I need some advice on AM Principes sizing.
 

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Hi guys, I am trying to decide between a pair of AM Principes and Vass Alt English U in walnut museum calf. Also looking at the TLB Artista line and some CNES. But, I can’t decide which way to go. By the way I own two pairs of Antonio Meccariello (the Armiticos in size 6 last B2 and the Equites 2 in size 6 1/2 last B05) and a pair of TLB Artista 107 size 6 last Picasso. Although I haven’t made a decision as yet, but I need some advice on AM Principes sizing.
It depends on the last. If Hawksbill, most people would go for 0.5 size bigger than their "standard" English size, so in your case, 6.5.

But it's a good idea to take your A B C measurements as described on AM's website and connect with them for suggested sizing.
 

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It depends on the last. If Hawksbill, most people would go for 0.5 size bigger than their "standard" English size, so in your case, 6.5.

But it's a good idea to take your A B C measurements as described on AM's website and connect with them for suggested sizing.
Thanks for your insight, I’d also welcome your opinion on the quality of the brands I mentioned in my in my initial query. I’ve heard good things about Vass and TLB makes some really great shoes. I have no experience with either Vass or CNES. What’s your take on these two brands?
 

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Meccariello FOR SALE:

 

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Thanks for your insight, I’d also welcome your opinion on the quality of the brands I mentioned in my in my initial query. I’ve heard good things about Vass and TLB makes some really great shoes. I have no experience with either Vass or CNES. What’s your take on these two brands?
I bought a pair from Vass years ago, but it didn't really fit me, so I sold it over ebay. I thought it was pretty good, but didn't love it (can't really put my finder on why) and ended up going down a different path.

TLB Artista I have a pair and wear it on rainy days, as I like the rubber soles. But the leather doesn't have the most appealing creases. Still, fine for the price.

No experience with CNES, so unfortunately can't help there.
 

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I bought a pair from Vass years ago, but it didn't really fit me, so I sold it over ebay. I thought it was pretty good, but didn't love it (can't really put my finder on why) and ended up going down a different path.

TLB Artista I have a pair and wear it on rainy days, as I like the rubber soles. But the leather doesn't have the most appealing creases. Still, fine for the price.

No experience with CNES, so unfortunately can't help there.
Thanks for your input. As I was comparing my shoes I found that the AMs are way more refined then the rest, bear in mind I don’t have any experience with GG or Paolo Scafora or EG and many other premium brands. I was just wondering what else via out there quick I can acquire in my tiny budget. Although I am quite tempted, love the GG Oxfords.
 

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