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The Shell Cordovan, non-Alden Shoe and Boot Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jhcam8, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. oskrusa

    oskrusa Senior Member

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    I am right there with you, bud. I find it relaxing and rewarding, even with my little girls boots!
     

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    FibroblastsMakeLeather Well-Known Member

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    Yes. I guess shoe maintenance is one of the things in life where you are able to make something that is 'used' to look better than it was when it was new. The process is just fantastic.
     

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    Allen Edmonds walnut shell cordovan Daltons
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    Very nice!
     

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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Their color has matured very nicely.

    -Mike
     

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    Not my brand of choice, but sweet-looking Boots!
     

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    Thanks, I thought so - those are definitely on my top3 list for my next purchase!
     

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    Thanks guys - until I can score some ravello wingtip boots these are holding me over!
     

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    Allen Edmonds MacNeils for Wingtip Wednesday
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    Overcoat weather and some VTG #8 Florsheim Saddles:
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    C&J for RL marlow. Love the shoes but it is a hard shoe to break-in. 10+ wears and still not broken in.

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    BackInTheJox Distinguished Member

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    Love the color of the classic RL Marlows! I have a GMTO version from a few years ago straight from C&J which is their dark brown Cordovan, but the traditional Marlow has a more reddish or chestnut hue without looking like color 8. Truly a unique color.
     

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    Wolverine 744 Cigar Shell Cordovan.

    These shoes are underrated but would have been better with a structured counter and captoe.

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    For the first few wears, before I put them on I wipe my shoes down with a lightly damp cloth, wipe excess water off then brush when dry.

    It softens up the cordovan and makes it easier to break in.

     

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