Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Harrydog, Mar 11, 2012.
not sure, if correct...? HAF sole is more catering to the metrosexual vibes, imo?
UK - boxed with EG mat
Would buy, but to big. I'm a 7.5 UK.
Repost from the Recent Purchases thread.
Oundle D888 in Chestnut Antique
Cardiff E202 in Nutmeg Suede
Galway F82 in Dark Oak Antique with mink suede
Galway F202 in Burnt Pine Antique - 11.5UK (for sale)
I got my Oundles in Whisky Cordovan D 202 on the 1st day of the pop in sale since that was what was available at the time for 11/11.5ers like me.
Since I dont share USers fascination with cordovan if I could choose i would definitely have the Chestnut Antique D 888 shown above. As for the other three, no thanks
In any case I have started my personal antiquing project so i expect to somewhat make up for the limitations of the original purchase
How are you antiquing cordovan?
Edit- and what is wrong with you?
I want to have a slightly darker tone in the toe box area. Currently the shoe color is completely uniform, which i find somewhat boring.in particular for a shoe with such a 'large continuous surface of leather'' as the Oundle. You can see the toe box antiquing on the D888 in Chestnut Antique shown above.
I use what in the uk is sold as 'renovating polish' in a darker colour when i want to gradually darken an area of the upper. Plus some saphir creams in between applications. Eventually you get somewhere, where that is no one knows until they finish but i promise it will not look stupid
now, i'm curious. do you darken your suits on the elbows and knees either?
How could you not like the Galways?
Post a pic of the Oundles in Cordovan. I'd love to see them.
Size 11 checking in
I thank you. My wallet does not. Picked up a pair of Farringdon's in my size. Expensive EG week - this was my 3rd pair.
sure, I install dark elbow and knee pads right after I buy jackets/shirts/trousers.
They work both esthetically and like toe plates insofar as durability. You cant go wrong with this.
you know, how to survive. this is for sure...
I had to take someone down with me.
does anyone have a lead on lasted EG shoe trees? prefer stateside and hopefully at a discount, which is why i've held off contacting EG themselves. looking for 82 last, 9.5/10D if if matters.
How much are lasted trees from EG directly?
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