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I heart EG 3 eyelet derby

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by zjpj83, May 18, 2006.

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    zjpj83 Distinguished Member

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    Umm, dude, did they have those at Mansion? If so, please tell me the size. If they are on the 888 or 202, in your size, for $433, I might decide to eviscerate myself right now...

    EDIT: From the looks, it appears closer to the 606.
     


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    It's the "Grant" (aka Ecton). It's on the 89.

    Unfortunately, I got it a little while ago. When I talked to the saleswoman about the sale, she said they didn't have any left because all the men who worked there had bought them for themselves. haha [​IMG]
     


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    I believe they're called the "Carter"; the Grant is the EG Oundle with toe medallion. And yes, as of two days ago they had a couple pairs, although they didn't last long...
     


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    I know Edward Greens are way outside my price range but I was still wondering if someone could tell me about their comfort level? Do you ever use insoles with them?
     


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    Z, I shall join your fan club, alas, from afar. I'm a sucker for a split-toe Norwegian.
     


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    I believe they're called the "Carter"; the Grant is the EG Oundle with toe medallion. And yes, as of two days ago they had a couple pairs, although they didn't last long...
    You are right. I am a little [​IMG] today.

    [​IMG]
     


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    I know Edward Greens are way outside my price range but I was still wondering if someone could tell me about their comfort level? Do you ever use insoles with them?
    Kasper, for me it depends on the model. I can't get the Mackay to fit me because when I walk it digs painfully into my toes. I think, as with any shoe, it's a question of finding a last and a size and a model that fits your foot properly. In my case, this is a tall task. Of course, in a quality shoe, the leather is also going to be of a very fine quality, so supple, fine-grain leather is going to be more comfortable than stiff leather.
     


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    z, I'm glad you didn't post those pictures earlier. What gorgeous shoes!![​IMG] [​IMG] I've steeled myself against the RL sale and vowed not to call the Mansion today to enquire about the Carters. By now, thankfully, stores on the East Coast are closed. Edit: I am intensely jealous, though!!
     


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    It's the "Grant" (aka Ecton). It's on the 89.
    They're slightly different from the "Ecton".
    They have these additional side pieces laid on (taking the eyelets).
     


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    Please keep your sets tuned to this channel for a side-by-side comparison of Carter and Ecton coming soon to a shoe damage thread near you.
     


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    Please keep your sets tuned to this channel for a side-by-side comparison of Carter and Ecton coming soon to a shoe damage thread near you.
    Oh yeah! You got the Ebay Ectons. Looking forward to that side-by-side.
     


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    Nice shoes Z. I have a pair of those on the way. I hope they fit. I have never worn the 89 last before.
     


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    [​IMG]

    *Cough*
     


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