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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by earthdragon, Nov 18, 2008.

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  1. MickyD

    MickyD Senior member

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    the receptionist at the dentist I got to in the city is (I suspect) half japanese, half italian. absolutely amazing. Think Jessica Michibata (Jenson Button's GF) with added hotness.
     
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    I'm not leaving any of you in the same room as my wife (who is half Malaysian Chinese and half Australian (via Prussia).

    She does however, have a younger sister who is single.
     
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    SO you both go up a size in length AND in width? or a couple of sizes up in width but same length??
    I feel my 10.5D could go up in width but they may be slightly too long
    me with shoe sizing = :brick:
    haha cheers
     
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    dear god :nodding:
     
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    While on female hybrids French Vietnamese is a stunning combination but my all time fave was a Greek Egyptian woman (sigh)
     
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    Down a size, and up a width is the usual AE last 5 recommendation. Ie if you are an 11D, go a 10.5E
     
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    This thread is some kind of Eurasian melting pot...and I love it.

    On my bucket list for sure. I'm a huge fan.
     
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    Therefore, next time Dicko and I buy AEs on last 5, we need 10E ...? Speaking of AE lasts, does anyone know much about last 2 at all? I wouldn't mind a pair of Norwich, but I can't find much info about last 2 at all, other that some people saying that last 2 is a similar length to last 5, and that the Norwich runs narrower than PAs. When I do go for a pair of Norwich(es?), perhaps those will need to be 10EEE?

    Oh, and +1 for part Asian chicks being the hotness. Although my own particular fetish is part Indian. Make of that what you will.
     
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    Take yourself to DJs shoe section under some pretext and get fitted on the Brannock device which is actually for American sizes.


    Foony that lad.....
     
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    Gentlemen, does anyone know how Herringbone knitwear fits? They have an eBay store now, apparently, and I was planning on picking up a cardigan or two.
     
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    You can download and print out brannock devices on the internet.
     
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    The "5" last is not good for most normal people (aka Aussies/Poms/Euros) but AE are making more and more of the shoes on this last because the American foot is narrower. All most manafacturers in the US do now is to offer shoes in D width (normal majority US width) so the result is people gravitate to lasts that are "narrower". AE is in this groove .

    No Aussie would fit a "5" last normally. Sorry to sound so vociferous but AE is one of the few makers to offer a variety of lasts and well made reasonably priced shoes so there is no reason to buy the wrong ones IMO. Maybe buy a cheap throw away pair on eBay just to try out the right last. PAs, Strands, McCallisters - a lot of the fave styles are in "5" last FWIW.
     
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    Hey Crinklecut, we don't have that range which is up on the eBay store in the Melbourne store at the moment, however, I can find out for you and let you know. FWIW, last season's knitwear ran a bit large, I think. I'll post up in the forum in a week and let you know.
     
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    Have you guys had a look at the "biscuit calf" for some of the Herring models on the web? I'm tempted, but not sure I'll wear it more than five times. Probably something better suited to the Street Etiquette boys.

    Here is my girlfriend Half Asian, as claimed.

    She might not consent to this image distribution. It's probably bad enough for her that I chat about shoes to men I don't know in person. She'd probably rather me be a gamer. Actually, no..
     
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    You've done well mate

    Thanks to everyone contributing to the AE sizing discussion.
     
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