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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. sazon

    sazon Senior member

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    Thank you for all the kind words gentlemen.
     
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    I think vip should fix them
    but if it means mailing them back and you dont want the bother it is an easy fix . Pm me and I'll tellyou how to go about it I do it all the time
     
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    use M
     
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    Contact Nick at BNelson. He will fix the problem and I'm rather confident he will pay for shipping too.
     
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    sevenfoldtieguy Senior member

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    I have all 3.
    I am TTS 9.5D and Barrie 9D.

    In these I have:

    BB PTB: 9.5C
    Marlow: 9.5D
    Tremont: 9D

    I would also characterize all of these as Tweeners given my experience and given what I have read on SF.
     
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    Bakes11771 Senior member

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    Thank you for clearing this up for me, gentlemen.
     
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    Really wish I jumped on these earlier... amazing what a good photo can do!
     
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    got my cigar indy from SF
    glad they came with oiled sole instead of Neo-Cork

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    and btw is there any chance i can get a pair of ravello boots in sz 7E (or 7.5 D)?
    either straight captoe, nst or ptb can do
     
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    I agree. The Tremont and single leather sole makes it much more "dressy" to me. But, the question is will I wear it to the office with a suit given the antique trim. I would just give in and go with the RL Marlow, but I've heard that is more on the "blobby" side of things. Is that true?
     
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    sevenfoldtieguy Senior member

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    Marlow.
    http://www.ralphlauren.com/product/...819&origkw=marlow&kw=marlow&parentPage=search

    You'll have to judge for yourself. "Blobbiness" is relative.

    I personally have a difficult time wearing antique trimmed shoes with a suit. Others do it. I am fine with that. If the welt is darkened (which I have had done), then it is more doable IMO.

    I have no problem wearing the Marlow with a suit.
     
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    The shell indys on Alden SF's website do not come with the specs as listed. The specs as listed are for the other Indys shown. Always best to ask before ordering. Their currently offered Indy in color 8 comes on the barrie last with double waterloc soles, neither of which is mentioned on the website.
     
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    I'm not an expert by any means, but I have never seen a shell indy made up on a neo-cork sole.
     
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    The Marlow is a very interesting shoe - it is very heavy and thick and pretty wide fitting, which you would think would create a blobby shoe. However, the toebox tapers, which gives it more of a formal shape. Overall Marlows seem a lot less "blobby" than Barrie lasted longwings. They are closer to the Tremont IMO.
     
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    same. would be interested in how common they are.
     
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    I dig mine:



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    and: http://instagram.com/p/MN93qCODuy/

    The build quality is even better than Aldens (sacrilege!). I like them about the same as my Aldens.
     
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