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Roygbivuxg

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Also, am I crazy for being close to pulling the trigger on the new ss all orange Achilles? I’m a sucker for most things in orange, so I’m really tempted to get these. Convince me to hold off please.

https://tres-bien.com/common-projects-original-achilles-low-orange-ss19
That's not a bad orange:-D

It's a bit too saturated for my taste tho, a lighter more yellowish shade like hermes orange could be cool, but I've learned my lesson with colored CPs...red achilles high have been sitting on my shelf worn once in the past 2yrs, silver bball 0 in last 2yrs, vintage green maybe 5 times in the past year...love them all but definitely don't need them
 

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That's not a bad orange:-D

It's a bit too saturated for my taste tho, a lighter more yellowish shade like hermes orange could be cool, but I've learned my lesson with colored CPs...red achilles high have been sitting on my shelf worn once in the past 2yrs, silver bball 0 in last 2yrs, vintage green maybe 5 times in the past year...love them all but definitely don't need them
This^. Agree colors are a bit too saturated and that makes them a bit hard to wear. You will end up reaching for something else every time.

If you are a Clemson fan, you may have reason to wear them. If so, go for them. (NB, the saturated colors end up lasting well into sale season when every bottom feeder on Reddit scoops them up).
 

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Get the bigger size. Countless people here and elsewhere on the web buy these too small and then complain about how uncomfortable they are.
Thanks for the tip. My feet are wide so I better go for a larger size.
Last thing I want to do is buy a $400 shoes and never wear it.
 

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will it crease funny if it is a little long in the front
Not really? They're sneakers. If you're really worried go try on a pair of Achilles. Or buy, try, return


Edit: I just realized that I can answer this question specifically. My right foot is a half size smaller than my left. I have to buy the large size for obvious reasons, but you can see this pic and compare creasing. Fwiw I don't think it's a big deal at all.

Screenshot_20190307-205857_Gallery.jpg
 
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Thanks! I have tried these on and 41 is slightly big and 40 is slightly small.
Do these stretch a lot? What would you recommend?
The sizing isn't easy. I wore 41 in CPs but realized they are just too long. Ended up selling 4 pairs of them and bought another pair in a size 40. In the beginning size 40 felt narrow width-wise but after some wear fit just fine. I'm definitely 40 in classic Achilles lows.

I wear US8 in Nike Air Force 1 and 40 in Achilles lows (all white and black w/ white sole).
 
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Stuck in same boat. 41 too large 40 bit tight width wise but maybe need to wear in leather more. I dont wear em frequently.
I am a US9 in nike flyknit racers. Anyone in same size as me in both??

I'm tempted in bballs now. Is a 40 in Achilles equivalent to a 40.5 41 in bballs size wise??
The sizing isn't easy. I wore 41 in CPs but realized they are just too long. Ended up selling 4 pairs of them and bought another pair in a size 40. In the beginning size 40 felt narrow width-wise but after some wear fit just fine. I'm definitely 40 in classic Achilles lows.

I wear US8 in Nike Air Force 1 and 40 in Achilles lows (all white and black w/ white sole).
 

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That's not a bad orange:-D

It's a bit too saturated for my taste tho, a lighter more yellowish shade like hermes orange could be cool, but I've learned my lesson with colored CPs...red achilles high have been sitting on my shelf worn once in the past 2yrs, silver bball 0 in last 2yrs, vintage green maybe 5 times in the past year...love them all but definitely don't need them
That's true. I was wondering if I should just wait until the end of the season and try to snag them for a nice discount. Maybe I'll hold off on them.

This^. Agree colors are a bit too saturated and that makes them a bit hard to wear. You will end up reaching for something else every time.

If you are a Clemson fan, you may have reason to wear them. If so, go for them. (NB, the saturated colors end up lasting well into sale season when every bottom feeder on Reddit scoops them up).
Love my Tigers, so yeah that's why I love the orange ones haha. But, yes, I should probably hold off on them until they hit the discount rack.

My size 40 bballs fit great btw! I'll post a photo later today, but it's good to have these again. I love the bball design - honestly perhaps a little more than the achilles.

Has anyone tried the tan nubuck bballs? I am tempted on those as well.

https://www.fransboonestore.com/collections/common-projects/products/common-projects-bball-nabuck-tan
 

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The sizing isn't easy. I wore 41 in CPs but realized they are just too long. Ended up selling 4 pairs of them and bought another pair in a size 40. In the beginning size 40 felt narrow width-wise but after some wear fit just fine. I'm definitely 40 in classic Achilles lows.

I wear US8 in Nike Air Force 1 and 40 in Achilles lows (all white and black w/ white sole).
interesting.........I'm a 8 in Nike as well but take 39 in Achilles.
 

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