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Bought my first EG pair when I was 13. My first JL pair a couple of months later. But bear in mind that I had made my first million when I was 6.5.

I remember I took the same size as my Converse and it was spot on.
 

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To the people outside the U.K. - retail is closed except for essentials and internet sales, he can’t try a pair on.

I’d buy the same as your Church’s and then return and size up if you have to. They will be a little more snug but it shouldn’t be as much as half a size.

I’m 45 and own my own house, does that mean I can have as many pairs as I want?
 

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To the people outside the U.K. - retail is closed except for essentials and internet sales, he can’t try a pair on.

I’d buy the same as your Church’s and then return and size up if you have to. They will be a little more snug but it shouldn’t be as much as half a size.

I’m 45 and own my own house, does that mean I can have as many pairs as I want?
There is a formula for that. It's the number of bedrooms-th root of the number of non ensuite bathrooms divided by the LVR of any loans over the property to the power of the percentage of life you have left based on a secret actuarial table.
 

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There is a formula for that. It's the number of bedrooms-th root of the number of non ensuite bathrooms divided by the LVR of any loans over the property to the power of the percentage of life you have left based on a secret actuarial table.
HAH
 

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Well, in truth, 19 when bought first john lobb (Russells) and edward green bambury’s a few months later. Was never considered a luxury, just a staple. First house; 25.
 

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Is anyone able to give me some advice on EG sizing please?

I'm 24, from the UK, looking at buying some new brogues for work and some desert boots for casual wear, I currently only have some Church's Size 10 F on 136 last. I have some low-end desert boots in size 11 and they're a little tight around the toes, so wonder if they'll break in or if I may need to size up. I tend to wear size 12 Chelsea boots too, but these are also low end currently. Casually, I tend to wear the size 12 Chelsea boots or size 13 converse (sorry!), but I want to improve on this.

Can anyone advise on what size I should be aiming for with EG for brogues, desert and Chelsea boots please?
I'm trying to improve my shoe wardrobe currently.
You need to be more specific. You started off right by giving your Church's shoes sizing. People have no idea what kind of desert boots or Chelsea boots you wear. You need to specify the maker's name, shoe model, the LAST, and how the particular model fits you.
Judging by your Church's size, I would say you are size 10.5 E in Edward Green shoes. However, this is difficult to know for sure until you try the shoe on and wear them for a while.
I once bought two pairs of EG shoes at Brook Brothers. The shoes felt fine on my feet while walking in the store. Only after wearing them for a full day, I realize that shoes do not fit me. There is very little room for error with the fine shoes. They are built well, so getting the right size is critical.
I would recommend that you purchase used shoes first (they can be bought at a huge discount), wear these shoes until you determine your fit, sell them, and only then purchase brand new shoes.
 

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Is anyone able to give me some advice on EG sizing please?

I'm 24, from the UK, looking at buying some new brogues for work and some desert boots for casual wear, I currently only have some Church's Size 10 F on 136 last. I have some low-end desert boots in size 11 and they're a little tight around the toes, so wonder if they'll break in or if I may need to size up. I tend to wear size 12 Chelsea boots too, but these are also low end currently. Casually, I tend to wear the size 12 Chelsea boots or size 13 converse (sorry!), but I want to improve on this.

Can anyone advise on what size I should be aiming for with EG for brogues, desert and Chelsea boots please?
I'm trying to improve my shoe wardrobe currently.
Email EG and ask them for specific sizing advice.EG's customer service is responsive to Emails and over the years I have found them very helpful with sizing advice.
 

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Is anyone able to give me some advice on EG sizing please?

I'm 24, from the UK, looking at buying some new brogues for work and some desert boots for casual wear, I currently only have some Church's Size 10 F on 136 last. I have some low-end desert boots in size 11 and they're a little tight around the toes, so wonder if they'll break in or if I may need to size up. I tend to wear size 12 Chelsea boots too, but these are also low end currently. Casually, I tend to wear the size 12 Chelsea boots or size 13 converse (sorry!), but I want to improve on this.

Can anyone advise on what size I should be aiming for with EG for brogues, desert and Chelsea boots please?
I'm trying to improve my shoe wardrobe currently.
I realize the UK covers quite a bit of geography, but is it an option to travel to try them on in person?
 

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I realize the UK covers quite a bit of geography, but is it an option to travel to try them on in person?
All in person retail is closed and we aren’t allowed to travel any distance unless it is for work.
 

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All in person retail is closed and we aren’t allowed to travel any distance unless it is for work.
Got it. I wasn’t sure what the situation was like there.

Perhaps under the circumstances it’s best to wait until you can. Just a suggestion.
 

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