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How does insole insert effect shoe?


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Feb 4, 2011
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I'm trying to decide between these two shoes I have.
- AE Park Ave: Fits well without foot movement, but a bit narrow
- Royal Tweed by Cheaney: I put inserts in these and they fit pretty much perfect

In terms of fit, the RT is a bit better, but my concern is the use of the insert. I would think that the use of them would keep the shoes more moist than the leather sole. Further I have some concerns that they would make my feet a lot warmer in the summer.

Are these concerns just me overthinking it or are they valid? Also would it be best to remove the inserts after wearing them?

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