Great wingtip quality shoe

Reviewed by Ephblum from Amherst, NY on Thursday, August 16, 2012
Have had these for a while now, but only worn a few times because I happened to buy (actually win on an auction-related site) an almost identically colored Sutor Mantellasi pair at the same time and decided to wear the Tricker's on more limited occasions so far. They are close in quality to the Sutors but a touch above comparing them side to side. The Tricker's just have a bit more too them, a little more detail, a bit thicker leather, a sharper cut on the wingtip trim leather, etc. that gives them more stately appearance. But they are very close. I have a pair of the Tricker's pebbled leather boots as well and like a 10 in the boots but bought a 9.5 in the shoes and they both fit well with the boots a bit looser in the foot but still plenty tight/no heal slippage (I can wear a thicker sock with the boots if needed). These are your classic handmade shoes and definitely are stiff out of the box and require some break-in time. But these are also the kind of shoes that have uppers that will last forever with regular care and can be re-soled several times, so they are a good investment at STP prices.
  • Best Uses: Business Casual, Casual Wear, Date Night, Going Out, Work
  • Cons: Too Stiff
  • Describe Yourself: Conservative, High-end shopper
  • Pros: Classic Design, Comfortable, Durable, Good Cushioning, Stable
  • Sizing: Feels half size too big
  • Width: Feels true to width
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