Herring Shakespeare II

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  1. bourbonbasted

    bourbonbasted Cyber Eliitist

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    Yep. AS Exclusive Line Ramseys for $400 shipped. Figured I needed to pounce.
     
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  2. kev777

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    Full review with pictures expected.
     


  3. bourbonbasted

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    It is my duty, sir. Hopefully get them in the next week or so and then I'll try and throw something up.
     


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    Ordered a pair in the reddish brown. Sadly I won't be able to report on them till october since they're going to be a birthday gift.
     


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    Great write-up, thanks Bourbonbasted.

    I JUST received my red calf Shakespeare II in the mail. Awesome start to my Monday morning at work. As with the write-up in the link, really pleasant to receive additional goodies with the shoes.

    While it's no Lowndes, great shoe nonetheless. My first thought was - it reminds me of my dub monks from Zees, which I'm wearing today.

    Now everyone can afford a fair of nice dub monks. Of course, if you've got the extra cash go for the Lowndes :slayer: My Lowndes wins hands down (pretty much like how Man Utd whooped my Arsenal's ass last night :cloud:)
     


  6. rickimky

    rickimky Senior member

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    Zees v. Herring.

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    With Flash.

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    utopisent New Member

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    Thanks for the pictures. The shoes look great!

    I wonder if anyone can provide more information on the detail and size. From the pics, they apear to be pointy. I know these shoes are made in outside of England and from my experience, non-English (e.g. Spanish, Italian) tend to run 0.5 size larger than English shoes.

    Cheers!
     
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    I ordered a UK 8F and I wear a US 9D. They fit pretty well.
     


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    I ordered these a couple of weeks ago in brown and have been enjoying them since. I wear a 10D in US sizing and the 9F fit me the best, so a full size smaller. The leather quality and fit/finish is seemingly Loake 1880 quality, so don't go in expecting a cheap pair of C&J's.

    I personally did not like the flat finish that the shoes came with, so I personally "burnished" the tips of the shoes with some black shoe polish. This burnishing enhances the look a lot, IMO.

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    As predicted the size 10 ran out but no indication of new stock.
     


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    If my size 10's don't fit, I'll flip then easily then, heh.

    Like the burnishing.

    I'm planning on hitting them with some medium brown.
     


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    Nice burnishing.. although I'll work some navy polish on mine instead.

    Gotta say..this shade of brown isn't one of my favourite. But it sure fits well. I wear US 10 and UK 9 fits perfectly.
     


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    How's the width? As a US 11C, could I pull of a UK 10F?
     


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    Come on Bourbon wheres the review ?????
     


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    Per my experience, UK width F fits a snug US width D.
     


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