barker black question

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  1. justinkapur

    justinkapur Senior member

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    I am trying to figure out my size in barker black. The shoe in question is their wholecuts. I usually wear a true 10.5 and the shoe is stamped a 9.5 european. Do you think it would fit well? I wear ferragamo 11 and santoni 10.5.

    Any feedback would be helpful
     
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    I'm not sure if Barker Black has many lasts, but from my experience of ONE pair, size down 1.5 size
     
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    justinkapur Senior member

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    I don't know much about their lasts either or too much in general but was curious to get some forum feedback.

    The measurements are fairly close to shoes I wear maybe just a hair smaller if that
     
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    I'm not sure if Barker Black has many lasts, but from my experience of ONE pair, size down 1.5 size

    +1, but I wouldn't buy them unless you are getting a fantastic deal. The styling is nice, but the quality of the leather is suspect. I regret having spent ~$450 for a pair of black archdales a few years back.
     
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    I own two pairs; size down 1 size and they should fit perfectly.

    yup.
     
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    I own two pairs; size down 1 size and they should fit perfectly.

    yup.

    +1. Love them, for the right price.
     
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    I am trying to figure out my size in barker black. The shoe in question is their wholecuts. I usually wear a true 10.5 and the shoe is stamped a 9.5 european. Do you think it would fit well? I wear ferragamo 11 and santoni 10.5.

    Any feedback would be helpful


    I own several and the UK9.5 should make a good fit.

    [​IMG]
     
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    How wide are you feet? From what I hear they run a bit skinnier than a lot of other shoes.
     
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    Mr. Monty those shoes are incredible. I would love to buy the archdales but the ones i found are the ones on the far left (straton) i believe.

    Do you have any recommendations where I can pick those up from?
     
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    I own 1 pair for 3 1/2 years now, and I spent about $500-$600 on them, and honestly they look amazing and lasted just as long and look just as nice as my Edward Green's I purchased and wore the same amount.


    Styling is great (I'm only 24, so purchased them when I was 20 and change) a younger sartorially inclined individual, and from my experience I've only had the best in quality.
     
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    Right side of picture can also be found in my rotation. Regular "wow" comments when wearing my brown/suede Archdales. What's up with the fat and ugly shoe laces in the pair below? [​IMG] Would like to add a pair of Lancers to my current mix. [​IMG] In general I really like my BB's, although would not pay full retail. Check fleabay.com or fleabay.co.uk for nice deals on "seconds". Wear 8.5 UK EG, same as my BB's.
     

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