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Can't find leather Purcells

Connemara

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Any recommendations? I've found three or four sources for Jack Purcell leather sneakers and none of them seem to stock over a mens' size 8. WTF? I'm a 9.5 in "regular" shoes FWIW. I just want some Purcells
 

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Originally Posted by Connemara
Any recommendations? I've found three or four sources for Jack Purcell leather sneakers and none of them seem to stock over a mens' size 8. WTF?

I'm a 9.5 in "regular" shoes FWIW.

I just want some Purcells


No way you're a a 8 in Purcells.

I wear 8 in most dress shoes and anywhere from 8 to 9 in sneakers, but I'm selling my pair of canvas Purcells in 7.5 because they've proven too tight. I can squeeze my feet into them, barely, but walking any distances at all hurts. And sneakers in general should fit a bit roomy, I'd think.
 

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Originally Posted by Connemara
Isn't leather comfier and also higher up on the Coolness Scale?


Yeah I have two pairs of leather one. Therefore I'm twice as cool.
 

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Check out the converse website. There seem to be some there up for sale in or at least close to your size.
 

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Ordered some white canvas JP's from Zappos. Will report back soon.
 

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I had a pair of leather purcells and had to discard it because no one was able to resole the rubber soles. It's a waste since the leather uppers still looked brand new. The irony was that the staff told me to go for the leather ones as they are more durable.

In hindsight, I should've bought canvas, the upper and soles probably will not have much of a discrepancy in their lifespan and should wear out about the same time.
 

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So these came today. Zappos is ridiculous. Anyways, they width is about right but I think they're a bit long. There's about an inch from where my toe is to the front of the shoe. Should I go down half-a-size? I don't want the toe to curl up from the shoe being too long.
 

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Originally Posted by Connemara
So these came today. Zappos is ridiculous.

Anyways, they width is about right but I think they're a bit long. There's about an inch from where my toe is to the front of the shoe. Should I go down half-a-size? I don't want the toe to curl up from the shoe being too long.


Which size did you get?
 

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