Salvatore Ferragamo 'Gregory' Loafer (Men)
This is the 2nd pair of this shoe that I have purchased from Nordstrom. When they arrived, they were a pair of worn before shoes. ( returns ? ) Not really happy, I called Nordstrom and they shipped out a NEW unworn pair. Besides that, I like the shoes. They wear well and hold up to a long work day without breaking down. A pair worn once a week will last for years.
I ordered the shoes online. It was shipped from the San Diego, CA store. When I opened the box, I was very disappointed. The shoes were not in brand new condition. They appeared to have been worn. It's possible that someone bought and returned them or it was just worn from people trying the shoes on at the store. Either way, they were not in brand new condition. I was not going to give this to my husband as a gift when they looked previously worn. Also, when I picked up the shoes, the buckles were jingling. I figured my husband would not want his shoes to make noise while walking. The buckles are also bigger than they appear in the picture. I returned them for a refund.
As an owner of 5 pairs of Ferragamo shoes, I found the 'Gregory' Loafer to be an immediate disappointment. The quality of the leather paled in comparison to my other pairs, as it immediately creased upon trying the shoe on and gancini buckle was not snug, producing a clicking/clacking noise with each step. Needless to say, I returned them. Be careful with sale items designed just for Nordstrom events, the quality is not always up to snuff; better to pony up a couple hundred more and get the real deal. Guess you get what you pay for.
Excellent shoe for the office or casual Friday. They did feel a bit narrow on the first day but it molded nicely after a couple of days. As stated before, they do "jingle" a little, but not too annoying to me. Again, excellent shoes.