Looking for a nice pair of quality oxfords very similar to Allen Edmonds Park Avenue, but ideally for around $200 and not $350+. Suggestions?

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If you don’t need em now, AE will typically have a sale where they will be priced ~240 at least once a year. Nordstrom’s anniversary sale usually has them on sale too. I believe that it coming up in the next month or so.

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You could check shoebank.com to see if they have any seconds in your size. "Seconds" are AE shoes that didn't make the cut for quality reasons, but the two pairs of seconds I have are still good and the "defects" are not noticeable

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@Deloitte1 I got a pair from ThursdayBoot! Thanks for the recc. The sole is cobbled, not bonded with adhesive, correct?

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This is my 1st time trying 2nds...will let you know!

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Yeah i’d hold out for Nordstrom’s sale. I think it kicks off in a week or 2

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In order of price point - AE>Ace Marks>Cole Haan>Stacey Adams

That'd be $400+>$200>$100>$50 price points, respectively.

Word on the street is AE are having a fire sale on their 2nds. I think they’re about $220 on the shoebank site

Also OP - have you ever gotten unlucky with the 2nds? I’m curious what issues people have had with them

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