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Rock Your Socks- show your sock, shoe & pant combos

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by GusW, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. shrink1061

    shrink1061 Senior Member

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    Interesting as I’m a pretty good fit in a 7 for 348 last so we can’t be miles apart in size. My only issue with 348 is instep being a little high so I have to tie them up pretty tight. Haven’t braved a pair of 348 oxfords for that very reason.

    My tetburys are actually 7.5 due to stupidity as a younger man!

    As a result I use both insole and a tongue pad. That does make them stupidly comfortable though.

    Next resole, crockett have said they can bring them down to a 7 for me.
     


  2. DXBMark

    DXBMark Senior Member

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    Do you know how much C&J can downsize a shoe during a resole? Or if they can take an E to a D fitting? I made the same mistake with the 348 on my Lingfields- and being Chelseas there's no place for a tongue pad.
     


  3. Chawk806

    Chawk806 Distinguished Member

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    I’ve been watching this forum for a while now and just want to say all the socks and shoes here are just beautiful. Just wish someone was a size 11.5.

    I’m enjoying all the pics. :)
     


  4. shrink1061

    shrink1061 Senior Member

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    It can only be done on shoes that done have other pattern, punching, brogueing etc. And about half a size is acceptable.

    Beyond that you’re fundamentally messing with the proportions of the shoe.
     


  5. Wild Strawberry Rabbit

    Wild Strawberry Rabbit Well-Known Member

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    Calf Tetbury are so comfortable that I can’t even imagine the comfort of suede version... For me it’s J.M. Weston Demi-chasse today.

    609331FA-CAAD-4407-A512-061D92CC0D77.jpeg
     


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    muddy250 Senior Member

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    The 7 is perfect out of the box for me, no break in at all. Due to flat feet I really appreciate the instep support on this pair!
     


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