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Dec 8, 2012 - 10:37pm

Buy American. Buy Allen Edmonds.

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Dec 8, 2012 - 11:11pm

SECfinance:
Buy American. Buy Allen Edmonds.

hahahahahahahahahahahaahahhahhahaha thank you, I needed that.

The Gucci horsebit loafers are classics as mentioned before, and I'd go with those as well

Dec 8, 2012 - 11:14pm

SECfinance:
Buy American. Buy Allen Edmonds.

If I'm going to buy American, I prefer Alden. AE is owned by a private equity firm and their quality has steadily declined over the years. I bought a pair of Norwich loafers off of Amazon a couple weeks ago and the leather on the toe of one of the shoes was uneven -- there was pretty much a big bump in the leather. I promptly returned them.

As per the OP's question, you really can't go wrong with either. I prefer Ferragamo myself, but that's just personal preference.

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Nov 5, 2015 - 12:57am
madmoney15:

You don't need either. The man makes the shoe not the shoe makes the man.

Buy these:
http://www.brooksbrothers.com/Rancourt-Co-Casual-L...

You can get ferrys at a similar price point during a good sale. Sure you can look good on a budget but don't avoid the flashy name brands just because of some "the man makes the shoes" shpeel.

Dec 9, 2012 - 3:56pm

Well Gucci Loafers are certainly the best! I would always go for loafers against any other product or brand!

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Dec 15, 2012 - 10:41am

im preferential to ferragamos, but i think youll find that they fit differently. I have a narrow foot so ferragamos fit me perfectly while Gucci's are a bit too wide. Try them on, see which one you like. Both are great companies with great shoes. Also might look for tods, pradas, etc.

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