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Suede Moccasin supposed to start out tight ?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by pujuma, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. pujuma

    pujuma Active Member

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    I bought these BrooksBro Suede Moccasin

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    With my size (8) - I couldn't even put my foot in, so I went to 8.5.
    When wearing thick workout sock, they still feel rather tight (as in not wide enough)

    Sales woman says they stretch. That true ? How much will such shoes stretch ?
     
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  2. Noah.Dreams

    Noah.Dreams Well-Known Member

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    She lied, they won't stretch.
     


  3. Blackhood

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    They will stretch, aprox a quarter of a size. If you need more, size up.
     


  4. Gibonius

    Gibonius Stylish Dinosaur

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    Why are you trying them on with thick workout socks? :eh:
     


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    Any moccasin constructed shoe I've had has stretched out in the forefoot (as have some others). If it's tight on your toes, don't worry. It'll form to your foot soon enough.

    But yeah, try them on with the socks you'll be wearing in them, and you shouldn't ever be wearing thick workout socks with those.
     


  6. pujuma

    pujuma Active Member

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    Just wanted to "cover all bases"
     


  7. Noah.Dreams

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    Never, ever buy a shoe too small. The sock is the key to fit.
     


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    You shouldn't be wearing thick socks with these and better yet, no socks at all. This is a summer shoe. Welcome to Styleforum.
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2012


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