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suitforcourt

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Have brought 4 pairs into the house since quarantine began, and only 1 intercepted by spousal customs.
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You have perfected the art. Clearly your collection was already complete.

I actually have to purge a few pairs and flip them. I realize that 70+ pairs is getting ridiculous.
 

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Have brought 4 pairs into the house since quarantine began, and only 1 intercepted by spousal customs.
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BUT, If you were my client, I would advise you to note for the record that you also sold two pair! Since Customs is only aware of one pair that is actually a net loss of 1. You should be rewarded with the purchase of another pair to bring the current total up to the status quo.
 

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Have brought 4 pairs into the house since quarantine began, and only 1 intercepted by spousal customs.
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I just purchased my first pair since the shelter in place. They are not vintage. They are AE Rutledge from their first edition of the Independence Collection. Very well made shoes. I did buy two watches. Nothing gets passed spousal customs. I get an eye roll every time.
 
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En route: shell AE Bradley. I got these for $67 shipped on Poshmark. They are 9E which might be too wide for my 9D feet, especially since the 511 last is roomy. If they don’t work out I can flip them. EDIT: after doing some reading on the interweb, I see that some people say to go up a width on this last. So these may just work out fingers crossed.
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First wearing of these strange cap toe saddle derbies by Madison Square. There's a spot on the left toe that is discolored, and the finish is rubbing off. I tried to blend it the best I could, but I'll probably have to get after if with some acetone.

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These have a strange design. The heel and shank are really narrow and the toe box is very wide and almost exaggerated.
 

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As for today,another sunny day for the porch-though not vintage,Allen Edmonds reintroduced a version of the Strawfut leather and nylon mesh spectator from the late 50’s about ten years ago. I wish they’d do that more often,like one reissue from the 50’s-80’s each season. View attachment 1392701View attachment 1392705
That would be great! I have the navy mesh version.
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