What material are these AE's?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by IrateCustomer, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. IrateCustomer

    IrateCustomer Senior member

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    The ad says these are made of leather but I've never seen any leather that looks like the cow was boiled alive in a cauldron of Canola. What the heck is this stuff?

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    bourbonbasted Cyber Eliitist

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    I've long heard stories of the mad scientists at Allen Edmonds and their pursuit to create the Ostrich-a-gator.

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    Could be elephant
     


  5. IrateCustomer

    IrateCustomer Senior member

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    I've seen a couple pairs of Elephant skin shoes, and these don't resemble them. Sharkskin looks like it might be right though...
     


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    gsgleason Senior member

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    Call them and ask about the numbers on the inside.
     


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    deveandepot1 Senior member

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    They look like sharkskin to me. IMO, like most sharkskin shoes, they are pretty ugly.
     


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    Roger Everett Senior member

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    It's an embossed leather. In other words --the leather is treated and run thru an embossing roller ( like say stamped ).
     




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    Exotic material or not those are some FUGLY shoes.
     


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