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Shoe Fit / Alfred Sargent

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Water4thePool, Jun 3, 2013.

  1. Water4thePool

    Water4thePool Member

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    I was seeking a new captoe and I really like the look of the AS Armfields.

    However, a question about sizing and fit. In the pairs I have tried, my heel tends to slip up/down slightly no matter what size of these shoes I wear.

    Is this common or can anyone explain this? Might the shoes eventually fit me like gloves or should I perhaps just opt for another brand?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Water4thePool

    Water4thePool Member

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    Anyone? Shamelessly bumping this.
     
  3. Calibur

    Calibur Well-Known Member

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    I tend to agree with your assessment on the fit and the sliding. I don't have the model you are speaking of, however, I do own several AS pairs, to include the Moore Cap Toe. And while I notice the occasional slide towards the heel area, it has never been much of an issue in my mind as it relates to comfort or fit.

    I hope this helps.
     
  4. Lee Ken

    Lee Ken Member

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    I guess you have rather thin heels.

    Most asians have thin heels than most white men do.

    I have a couple of sargents and I have the same problem. Not as much as you I persume but once my feet get swollen from a couple of walks, I barely notice it. They tend to run a bit large in the heels than other shoes such as CJ, Church's, etc
     
  5. Yowzer

    Yowzer Senior member

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    Thread's a bit old but I concur with the above assessments. My feet's insteps are also not as high as the shoe, which makes it a tad worse (724 Moore). Thicker socks help but as the shoe expands late in the day, it does feel a little bit more loose. The remaining areas of the shoes however are perfect.
     

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