Official Paul Smith Shoe Thread... all PS shoe questions here

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  1. ebusch

    ebusch Active Member

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    Man, so mad. Finally found a pair of brown leather Corso after searching for a year, the only size is .5 to 1 size smaller than what I wear. I know Corso runs .5 size large, anyway I can fit if it is full size smaller?
    I generally wear an 11US, and went a 1/2 size down to a 9.5UK for my Corsos. They still feel a little loose compared to my 10UK Ricards, and with thin socks I think I could have gotten away with a 9UK.
     


  2. l8p2

    l8p2 Well-Known Member

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    I generally wear an 11US, and went a 1/2 size down to a 9.5UK for my Corsos. They still feel a little loose compared to my 10UK Ricards, and with thin socks I think I could have gotten away with a 9UK.


    Agree. I normally wear 10D US. For Corso, 8UK fits fine.
     


  3. gwydion

    gwydion Senior member

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    Hey guys,

    Was hoping someone would be able to help me. Looking to pick up a pair of Ricards on the B&S sized at UK8/US9. I don't have any SF-approved footwear to compare this to. I wear a size 9 in vans. Would I be able to wear those or would they be too big/small.

    Thanks in advance.
     


  4. ebusch

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    Was hoping someone would be able to help me. Looking to pick up a pair of Ricards on the B&S sized at UK8/US9. I don't have any SF-approved footwear to compare this to. I wear a size 9 in vans. Would I be able to wear those or would they be too big/small.
    Hopefully someone else can help with the comparison to Vans, but in my experience Ricards are pretty close to being true to size. As stated above, I wear an 11US in most shoes, and I'm happy with how my 10UK/11US Ricards fit. That said, the width of your foot plays a big role. I think the reason the Corsos feel so big compared to the Ricards is that they are wider so you notice the extra room in the toe. In a narrower boot like the Ricard, the length isn't as much of a concern.
     


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    Yup, Ricards are true to size. Tried it in the store.
     


  6. DLester

    DLester Senior member

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    Yep. I sized down with Ricards--that was a mistake. I sold them and went TTS and that was right.
     


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    Yep. I sized down with Ricards--that was a mistake. I sold them and went TTS and that was right.

    TTS as far as boots go or shoes or?

    Like, in a lot of boots i seem to wear a size US7.5-8, but in shoes i wear US8.5 - 9 depending on the shoe.

    I still haven't snagged a pair of Ricards, they're at the very top of my most wanted.
     


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    are black ricards still around?
     


  9. gwydion

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    TTS as far as boots go or shoes or?

    Like, in a lot of boots i seem to wear a size US7.5-8, but in shoes i wear US8.5 - 9 depending on the shoe.

    I still haven't snagged a pair of Ricards, they're at the very top of my most wanted.



    Yeah. I haven't owned a pair of proper boots ever so I don't know what my boot size is. I assume the above posters mean TTS in their boots?
     


  10. ebusch

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    Yeah. I haven't owned a pair of proper boots ever so I don't know what my boot size is. I assume the above posters mean TTS in their boots?
    My experience is based on normal dress shoe sizing. I basically wear an 11D in everything, and a 10UK/11US Ricard fits me fine. I went down a half size for my Corsos, but probably could have gone down a full size.
     


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    So where online does everyone buy their PS boots (besides the offical site of course)? Are there any sites with good deals to be had?
     


  12. DLester

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    Saw the dip dye grays for the first time today, in wingtip (nash maybe?). Did want.
     


  13. fuji

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    For about 8 months the paul smith store near me has had a pair of leopard print chelsea boots and a pair of leopard print tassel loafers in my size and marked down ridiculously low. I think the boots are the chittar model, but there is no way I could wear them.
     


  14. KitAkira

    KitAkira Wait! Wait! I gots an opinion!

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    BTW Milanclothing has 10% off entire orders with code Milan10 (not applicable to sale items) if anyone was planning on buying... not a massive discount but it drops the Bihars to 325.8 instead of 362
     


  15. zippyh

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    BTW Milanclothing has 10% off entire orders with code Milan10 (not applicable to sale items) if anyone was planning on buying... not a massive discount but it drops the Bihars to 325.8 instead of 362

    They actually end up being $342 including shipping.
    I ordered a pair from them on the 10th.
    They appear to have used the slowest shipping method possible plus there's a UK postal strike going on.
    Based on the limited tracking available, they finally left the UK a couple days ago after sitting in Coventry for over a week.

    I had ordered from them before and received my order in about a week. At least they respond to emails quickly.
     


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