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Dress shoes and boots in Washington DC

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mitchacho, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. Mitchacho

    Mitchacho Member

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    Good evening, SF. I'm in the market for some dress shoes or dress boots in the Washington DC area.

    I'm looking in the price range of $500 to $750. These will be my first "nice" shoes and I'd like to be able to wear them with a navy and a charcoal suit.

    Can anyone recommend some good brands or stores in the DC metroplex, hopefully closer to the NoVA area or NW DC.
     
  2. SidewinderX

    SidewinderX Senior member

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    There's an Allen Edmonds in the Reston Town Center.
     
  3. hugeevilrobot

    hugeevilrobot Well-Known Member

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    I've bought a couple of pairs at the Alden shop in chinatown/penn quarter, a very solid selection there, and some cool make-ups.
     
  4. Mitchacho

    Mitchacho Member

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    If I were to do a pair of AE, I'd most likely be going there to just get sized. The Online Exchange for military members gives a serious discount on a few pairs of Allen Edmonds (strands for $200, and everything else is about $250).
     
  5. SloopyNoob

    SloopyNoob Senior member

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    I'm not from DC but I've read good things about Sky Valet. You should check them out. They carry Crockett Jones and Edward Green also.
     
  6. JJR24

    JJR24 New Member

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    There is an Allen Edmonds on Connecticut and K. Also, Alden is on F NW between 9 and 10.
     
  7. Mitchacho

    Mitchacho Member

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    I've read about EG, but I think they'd be a bit out of my price range despite me being absolutely in love with those shoes. I might have to make the trek to Sky Valet when I've got a free day.
     

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