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Edward Green Appreciation: Pictures, Info, and Where to Buy

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Harrydog, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. ncc1701d

    ncc1701d Well-Known Member

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    Thoughts on the EG polish that they sell? I've been a bit timid (trying to take care of the shoes) in applying the polish, so have been rubbing it gently in with a cloth, then shining them up. But the polish seems to be uneven - (darker in some areas than others as it seems to dry out quicker than I can evenly spread it around).

    Should I just brush the polish in and stop being such a wuss?
     


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    jkater1 Senior Member

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    What color did you get?
     


  3. jkater1

    jkater1 Senior Member

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    What did the price come to if you don't mind me asking.
     


  4. cwh812

    cwh812 Senior Member

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    Dark Oak.
     


  5. earthdragon

    earthdragon Distinguished Member

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    Did somebody say GREEN?.....Plunged head first....DOVER on the 606
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    justinkapur Distinguished Member

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  7. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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    incredible hulk...
     


  8. Alan K C

    Alan K C Well-Known Member

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    What do you guys think of this?

    Galway: Chestnut Antique with Rosewood Country Calf shaft, Dainite Sole,202 last.
     


  9. joshuadowen

    joshuadowen Senior Member

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    I got the Beaulieu in Edwardian Antique. I like it a lot. It's definitely very light, but I think it will age very nicely after a few years of polishing.
     


  10. dieworkwear

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    Cordovan whisky
    crocodile rust
    Havana or London
    Luggage a must

    Chestnut or cedar
    Scotch grain in amber?
    Cognac or maple
    Onward we clamber

    Peanut brittle lizard
    saddle in calf
    Watch out for Ostrich
    too clever by half.

    Wear what you please
    in country or town
    Any color you like
    as long as it's brown.
     


  11. justsayno

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    I don't understand the love for Dover. Can't dig the split toe.
     


  12. Frank the sheep

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    £920 incl VAT.
     


  13. joshuadowen

    joshuadowen Senior Member

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    You aren't alone.
     


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    It's OK - but like you, I can't understand the hype about it.
     


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    I think it's considered EG's iconic shoe by some (similar to Vass' Norweger, Alden's LWB, AE's Park Avenue). I have a pair in dark oak and do like them.
     


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