opinons on AE brown suede moras?

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  1. vinouspleasure

    vinouspleasure Senior member

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    I've been thinking about buying these for the last 6 months, I can pick up a pair nib for $120 or so.If you have them, do you like them?
     


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    embowafa Senior member

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    If you do a search, you'll read nothing but praise for the Mora.

    I recently purchased a pair for $129 on the 'bay from the Allen Edmonds store. I should be receiving them today....will give my opinion of them as soon as I can.
     


  3. AR_Six

    AR_Six "Sookie!"

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    Suede moras for 120 is a steal, are they new? Where did you find that price?
     


  4. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Lifestyle change - no homo

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    Have 'em. Love 'em. Buy 'em.
     


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    Suede moras for 120 is a steal, are they new? Where did you find that price?

    they're a 149.99 bin on ebay from allen edmonds, and with the 20% cashback, effectively $120 plus shipping. very good deal.

    i already have 2 different suede AE's, and numerous monkstraps (i think 4), so i passed on these and went for the Taunton boot. But still, very sharp shoes.

    edit: I think the cashback is for Americans only, not Canadians. You might be able to get it anyway by signing in and bidding on the USA ebay site.
     


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    Mine are a little loose around the heel, especially because there are no laces. I had to get a tongue pad and it's still a little loose. If you can try them on before buying, do it.

    But $120 for them is definitely worth your money.
     


  7. embowafa

    embowafa Senior member

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    Suede moras for 120 is a steal, are they new? Where did you find that price?
    Black 11.5E Brown Suede 11.5D There are a bunch more.
     


  8. Amory

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    they're a 149.99 bin on ebay from allen edmonds, and with the 20% cashback, effectively $120 plus shipping. very good deal.

    i already have 2 different suede AE's, and numerous monkstraps (i think 4), so i passed on these and went for the Taunton boot. But still, very sharp shoes.

    edit: I think the cashback is for Americans only, not Canadians. You might be able to get it anyway by signing in and bidding on the USA ebay site.


    What's this 20% cash back?
     


  9. greekgeek

    greekgeek Senior member

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    I have some from the recent eBay crop. They were advertised as seconds but they shipped a first quality pair. They are a great looking shoe in any of the three finishes but suede may be the nicest.
     


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    NoVaguy Senior member

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    What's this 20% cash back?

    it's through microsoft live (www.live.com)

    if you have more questions, check the forum, it's in one of the other threads. search for cashback.
     


  11. Amory

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    it's through microsoft live (www.live.com)

    if you have more questions, check the forum, it's in one of the other threads. search for cashback.


    Thanks, glad I opened this thread just before buying something.
     


  12. AR_Six

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    The suede moras stretch more readily than their calf counterpart, don't they? I seem to remember reading that on here at one point. I have brown calf 12D, which aren't completely perfect but are fairly close (I could have gone to 11.5E, but not 12C). think 11.5D in suede would work?
     


  13. vinouspleasure

    vinouspleasure Senior member

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    thanks, decided to give them a whirl.
     


  14. johnny_flapjack

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    I have some from the recent eBay crop. They were advertised as seconds but they shipped a first quality pair. They are a great looking shoe in any of the three finishes but suede may be the nicest.

    My guess is that the "seconds" is their boilerlpate ebay verbiage b/c that's mostly what they move through ebay, but since the Moras were discontinued most of what's available through the outlets is first-quality stock. I think I paid about $170 for mine 6 months ago when the AE outlet stores were running their sale.
     


  15. Francisco D'Anconia

    Francisco D'Anconia Senior member

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    Suede moras for 120 is a steal, are they new? Where did you find that price?

    +1^^

    Have 'em. Love 'em. Buy 'em.

    +1^^

    I've got two pair. Bought the firts pair a while ago, then added a second pair when AE discontinued the Mora and prices went even lower.

    Two things about the Mora that I've noticed:
    • The heel area is loose. Some Dr. Scholls-like inserts took up the exta space and the fit now is excellent,
    • The silver rectangular buckles are unflattering. I took my Moras to a cobbler and had the buckles switched to dull brass.
     


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