RLPL Edward Greens for $325?

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  1. josepidal

    josepidal Senior member

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    Eh? Would you rather have food or a pair of EGs?

    Maybe it's not a glitch... it's been several hours and the shoes' webpage is still the same.
     
  2. chobochobo

    chobochobo Rubber Chicken Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    are these actually 'Purple label', I bought a pair off ebay that has this sort of cursive labelling on the insole with a typeset 'polo' on the sole. That particular shoe is very nice, but I assumed that it was a C&J, probably Handgrade. Could this be the same?
     
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    william Senior member

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    Are we absolutely sure these are EGs?
     
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    A Harris Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    If the shoes in the pic are the ones that show up at your door, then yes.
     
  5. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    I'm in the same position. If only I didn't have so many expenses for school.


    well, you know, EG shoes can be considered an expense for school if you look at it from a certain point of view.

    just ask you parents for more money, tell them there is an abrupt need for another college need. that's what i did!
     
  6. william

    william Senior member

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    If the shoes in the pic are the ones that show up at your door, then yes.

    ok thanks...i think i'm gonna do it. like i need to spend $325 after the $1700 I dropped last week on a mtm Samuelsohn and new AE Byrons...
     
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    chobochobo Rubber Chicken Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    If the shoes in the pic are the ones that show up at your door, then yes.

    Then the pair of Ralph Laurens that I thought were a pair of nice C&Js are EGs. Nice [​IMG]
     
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    I'm trying to buy a pair, but unfortunately polo.com only ships to US/Canada.

    Does anyone fancy buying for me, to ship onward to the Netherlands? I'm a size US7.5D

    Thanks,
    Luc
     
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    chobochobo Rubber Chicken Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    I'm trying to buy a pair, but unfortunately polo.com only ships to US/Canada.

    Does anyone fancy buying for me, to ship onward to the Netherlands? I'm a size US7.5D

    Thanks,
    Luc


    And I'm in Hong Kong!

    [​IMG]
     
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    chobochobo Rubber Chicken Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    And I'm in Hong Kong!

    [​IMG]


    Oh forget it, obviously this is one pair of shoes not meant for me.
     
  11. Homme

    Homme Senior member

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    I've always been interested when designers have others manufacture their items - just because these are made by Edward Green, does it really mean they are equal in quality to the shoes that come from the same factory, and are branded Edward Green ?
     
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    I'm trying to buy a pair, but unfortunately polo.com only ships to US/Canada.

    Does anyone fancy buying for me, to ship onward to the Netherlands? I'm a size US7.5D

    Thanks,
    Luc


    Heck, I'd buy them and ship onwards for a couple people, if theyd chip in to buy a pair for a poor college student![​IMG]

    A strech, but worth throwing out there!
     
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    spinlps Well-Known Member

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    Try RLTRUNK. Should be 20% off until 10/31/06. Brings the pre-tax / ship price down to $260.[​IMG]
     
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    Holy calamity! Well, I had to place an ordered. Who knows. [​IMG]
     
  15. DocHolliday

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    I've always been interested when designers have others manufacture their items - just because these are made by Edward Green, does it really mean they are equal in quality to the shoes that come from the same factory, and are branded Edward Green ?

    If you're speaking in a general sense, then the answer is no. Lots of companies will make to specification, and are indifferent to whether that specification is of a higher or lower degree of quality than the house-branded stuff. Grenson, for example, now makes its top-line Masterpieces only for Paul Stuart. And then there's Corneliani, which makes the suits for Polo blue label. The suits are nice, but lack the handwork and construction quality of Corneliani's house-branded mainline stuff.

    In this case, though, we have a track record to go on. EG's work for PL is well-discussed around these parts, and enough people have bought the PL shoes that the quality is fairly assured. (Assuming that what folks receive really turns out to be EG PL shoes.)
     

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