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Anyone else have this problem with Park Avenues?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Bexcellence, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. Bexcellence

    Bexcellence Senior member

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    When I stand, the sides by my ankles expand a bit. Only happens when I put weight down onto the shoes. When Im sitting it isnt very noticeable .
     
  2. ckprax

    ckprax Well-Known Member

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    First do the shoes fit?

    This has been an issue on some AE shoes. Unfortunately the bowing is an issue with the shoe construction and can not be corrected. If it really bothers you you can likely return them. Post some photos; I have seen bowing anywhere from slight to downright terrible.
     
  3. Bexcellence

    Bexcellence Senior member

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    yea, just its this issue by the ankle area
     
  4. chogall

    chogall Senior member

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    ?? at the ankle joint? as in the top of the heel cup biting into your joints slightly?
     
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    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    I always have some bowing on the 5 last, it is a strange last to fit right. If it is not extreme, you should be ok. If it is extensive, try a different last...
     
  6. gsm1

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    I have had this problem with AE shoes, the five last in particular. I put some tongue pads on the tongue which effectively pulls some of the slack out of the throat, creating tension front to back. This has tightened it up for me so that the issue largely goes away.
     
  7. Bexcellence

    Bexcellence Senior member

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    Is this a sign that the shoe doesnt fit properly..?
     
  8. Bexcellence

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    chogall Senior member

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    Shoe too wide/big.
     
  10. chogall

    chogall Senior member

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    way too wide for you. lacing is completely closed and so much room around your heels its not even funny.
     
  11. Bexcellence

    Bexcellence Senior member

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    thats a pic on Google I found. When I get access, I'll try on my pair and upload a picture.
     

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