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  1. cptjeff

    cptjeff Senior member

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    For dress shoes, yes.

    No. Wouldn't hurt to have one, but brown tends to work pretty well unless the shoe is very much on the red side.

    The only time the color has to be an exact match is with black. Black shoes, black belt. Black belt? Stick to black shoes.
     


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    Are you supposed to wash the dauber brush after applying shoe polish?

    it seems to my that the residue of polish will harden the bristles but i never heard of anyone washing such brush
     


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    What size shoe am i in red wings? Length of my feet is 26.7cm and width is 11cm. I think i might be E or EE in width, but im not sure?
     


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    What recs would you guys have for making your first high quality shoe purchase?

    I'm a lawyer with an appreciation for modern fit.

    If I could be Spoo on a more conservative day that's be my ideal look. Not that I'd be alone in that sentiment.

    So what would you al recommend?
     


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    What recs would you guys have for making your first high quality show purchase? I'm a lawyer with an appreciation for modern fit. If I could be Spoo on a more conservative day that's be my ideal look. Not that I'd be alone in that sentiment. So what would you al recommend?
    Price range?
     


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    Are you supposed to wash the dauber brush after applying shoe polish?

    it seems to my that the residue of polish will harden the bristles but i never heard of anyone washing such brush


    No.
     


  7. nizzer

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    circa $200 - $300 - should have said that thanks.
     


  8. ihaveaquestion

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    Does anyone know who makes Nordstrom private label dress shirt? Thanks.
     


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    Allen Edmonds Park Avenue, in black.
     


  10. makewayhomer

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  11. entrero

    entrero Senior member

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    Plead the fifth, get AE 5th Avenue brown
     


  12. LouisD

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    Plead the fifth, get AE 5th Avenue brown

    Seconded.
     


  13. nizzer

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    They'd be at least a once a week, if not twice a week wear.

    Was thinking brownish as I tend toward wearing brown shoes more often these days (with most of my suits blue and gray).

    Thanks already for the insights, going to check these out pronto.
     


  14. onix

    onix Senior member

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    ^ If anything, I doubt that Spoo ever wear AE's.
     


  15. Eustace

    Eustace Senior member

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    I have about 20 pairs of dress shoes, all of which are better than PA's, and only a few more than $300. There are a lot of better options. C&J and Alden for BB, Tellman for Polo, etc.
     


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