Two fair points.
My only counters are -
A) as you said AE are very easy to find on discount.
B) some of us have feet that dont fit well in European cuts
C) American Made still resonates with some of us.
To each his own, but in the big picture - Allen Edmonds still makes some nice shoes...
Some of you clearly live in a high strata than others, but AE absolutely was a shoe that I worked through my 20s to be able to afford. I saw them in Brooks Brothers and saved my pennies.
They may not be as prestigious as others, particularly those on this board. But to me and the average...
Without being privy to their books, none of us can say what their bottom like really looks like. As long as they continue to produce a well made higher end, I have no concerns with what they do with their entry level lines.
Nearly every manufacturer has "levels", and like it or not - the...
Not sure about you, but most BB tailors I have met have been barely competent. Even when I was offered complimentary tailoring, I took it to my own tailor. Take it to the best tailor you know....be in the BB guy or your own.
Somewhere between quarter and half going by those images.
I dont like too much material pooling at the ankle, but dislike high waters that show your socks with ever step even more, so err on the longer side of what most men ask for these days.
I have had great luck with Proper Cloth for shirts, but agree MTM gets more challenging as you get more complex than a shirt.
My first shirt was off and it was because my own measurements were off. I then mailed them my best fitting shirt, they measured it themselves and locked those into a...