Well, I didn't have any luck with the Alexander Wang "Hanne" because they were a little too heavy (approx 9 lbs including the box) and apparently made my feet look like oars. Yes, Bryan straight up told me that they made my feet look like oars.
I'll let that one slide. Maybe what he meant was they looked too chunky or possibly pointy? (I know. Oars aren't pointy.)
Well, anyway. I know Aldo came out with their own version, Tilbury. Real leather. Looked lighter weight than Hanne, but something was just not quite right. One of the main reasons that Hanne appealed to me was the buckles. The badass heavy duty brass buckles. Then today I came across Jeffrey Campbell's version, Morrow. Now that's what I'm talking about! It's a mix between Wang's "Hanne" and Camilla Skovgaard's signature jagged sole.
1. Alexander Wang "Hanne"
2. Jeffrey Campbell "Morrow"
3. Aldo "Tilbury"
I like how the J.C. version loses the exaggerated point, keeps the brass buckles and tongue, and adds an edgy sole. So... let's have another go, shall we?