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Kent Wang - Affiliate thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Kent Wang, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. Osiris2012

    Osiris2012 Senior member

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    Speaking of which, are there any shots in the wild of the actual burgundy boots or other burgundy shoes in the range?
     
  2. Spurious

    Spurious Senior member

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    Benchgrade is not by DC Lewis.

    I have a pair of DC Lewis shoes, they said to me, they are a 9US/8UK, in the shoe itself it says 8.5US (they were a sample), but supposedly they changed sizing.
    I am an 8UK in Loake and the DC Lewis shoes are definitely 0.5 too small. You can wear them, but they would be more comfortable in 8.5UK/9.5US.

    I hope I made sense here, if not it boils down to: Size up half a size.
     
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  3. JimmyHoffa

    JimmyHoffa Senior member

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    In other words, if you are a 7 UK, go a US 8/8.5.
     
  4. Spurious

    Spurious Senior member

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    Haha, exactly.
    But I am still a bit sceptical wrt to the "wrong" size written in my shoe itself.
    So please take my recommendation with a grain of salt and get some more opinions.
     
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  5. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

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    Thanks Kent!

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  6. europrep

    europrep Senior member

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    ^ Looking good. Enjoy
     
  7. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

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    Thanks, they are very impressive shoes for $350.
     
  8. Osiris2012

    Osiris2012 Senior member

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    Looking good, on these monitors that looks pretty burgundy, is that the case?
     
  9. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

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    They look that way on my phone too. They are definitely dark brown with possibly the slightest bit of burgundy tone. My kitchen lights are LED so they could be throwing off the true color.
     
  10. giaour

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    I've got the same shoes and a black grenadine on the way too...CAN'T WAIT

    Edit: Just picked them up from the post office. They are indeed amazing shoes--almost perfect. I feel a bit churlish pointing this out, but i notice the "toe cap-line" (not sure what it's really called) on the left shoe is slightly uneven. It's probably not something anyone else would notice but it kind of bothers me...would I be justified in returning these or is this fairly common? I looked at my AE PAs and the lines were uniformly straight. Am I being too picky?

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  11. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

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    If you're not 100% happy, send them back. I see what you're talking about and it is picky, but you have every right to be picky.
     
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    Guys, what is the usual turnaround time for the trial suit? The confirmation mail mentioned 24 hours, I've been waiting for four weeks now and still no dispatch notification.

    It seems my size is with somebody else but surely there's not only one trial suit per size?

    Is this normal? Thanks four your thoughts on this.
     
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    4 weeks seems a bit ridiculous. But yep, pretty sure there's only one trial jacket and trousers for each size. I had to wait around a week for the trial trousers in my size, as they were with another customer. Can't imagine why someone is holding onto the trial trousers for four weeks, though. They need to be :slapfight:.

    Why don't you just email KW instead of posting here? They were always very fast to respond to my many emails during the MTM suit process.
     
  14. arglist

    arglist Senior member

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    Thanks for your answer, FS. I did ask them two weeks ago and they told me the suit should be sent back to them within a week. I wanted to know if others experienced the same since KW is obviously starting from the premise that it will take only days usually.

    I have a hard time believing there's only one suit per size. I live in Switzerland and the trial process will take a couple of weeks from transit time alone. Clearly their service is getting very popular so they must keep up with demand.

    Anyway, I'll be patient. I'm very confident it will arrive soon and I'm looking forward to trying the suit.
     
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    TyCooN Senior member

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    I once ordered a KW shoe that had minimal damage on it. What you do is e-mail him a photo of the defect to make the exchange happen.

    It's definitely the right call to send em back for an exchange given what you paid
     
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    venividivicibj Senior member

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    Honestly, for the toe cap line, once you get some wear on the shoe. With the patina, and creases, you really won't be able to tell at all.

    But it's your shoes, and your money
     
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    As others said, if it bothers you that much, then I am sure you can return it. My two cents is that it is not a defect. Shoes that cost a lot more than these from well known names will have the same small "issues." Call it character.
     
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  18. JezeC

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    Does anybody own jackets from both Epaulet and KW.

    Which one do you prefer and why. Thanks.
     
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    I own both and prefer KW, but that is only because of the full customization that KW MTM allows. Epaulet has some great made-in-the-US jackets from Southwick with top notch construction (although it's only half-canvassed) and some different fabrics that aren't available through KW. If you like their house cut, then Epaulet is a great option. I'm a huge fan of theirs and I still buy a ton of their products, but I like being able to get wider lapels, longer jackets, and full customization options for shoulders, pockets, and things of that sort.
     
  20. LeMaitreChat

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    Hey Kent, any more news on the pop-up? How long is it going to be open?
     

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