I definitely prefer cotton rounds over the tip of finger method, it's more comfortable for me. It also removes the need for separate brushes, as the appliers are disposable. The saphir wax is the same one that I use for calf.
Thanks, it's actually just the normal pommadier, but I never used it. I kept it on hand in case there were any scratches that needed a bit of extra attention.For my cordovan boots I use GlenKaren conditioner rather than Renovateur, don't ask me why, I just tried it once and I preferred the results. I use the conditioner in the same way as I would use renovateur. After I brushed of the conditioner I hit the boots with a teeny, tiny bit of wax. I use cotton rounds to apply...
I'd classify the price as decent, UK retail is £2835, I paid £1060 plus shipping. I think that a 63% discount is more than acceptable.Now I'll just have to keep my fingers out of my wallet for the rest of the year... Except for the fact that I'll be ordering my first pair of bespoke boots on the 20th.
Got a text from the post office during a lecture, they had received a package for me. The following 6 hours was spent in anticipation, had I received some textbooks I ordered last week, or was it something... softer?
I was not disappointed.
Loro Piana Roadster Villa D'Este, in navy cashmere storm system.
My pictures aren't that good, better pictures with more accurate colour representation can be found at Loro Pianas website:...
I think that the leather might be mountain ram, I've seen a few Cleverley shoes made out of the stuff. The pattern on Metta Catharina is, from what I've seen, a bit more geometrical, lacking a better term.
Belvest SC, cream and brown shepherds check.
Fabric tag says 80% cotton, 20% cashmere, but with the 80% cotton struck through with a light blue pen. The hand sure feels more like cashmere than cotton.
Loro Piana Roma Jacket
One of these jackets in size 50IT was recently listed on B&S. I was considering buying the jacket, but by the time I contacted the seller it had already sold.
During a eBay sweep last week I came across the same jacket in size 52IT, new with tags,...
My kops and finds for the past two months or so.
Exquisite Trimmings Cashmere Tie
Monsieur Fox Wool & Silk PS
Drakes Wool & Silk PS
Drakes Silk PS
Not a kop, but Vintage Silk PS, found it while helping my grandmother clean, used to belong to my great grandfather.
Unlined Carpincho Gloves
Orange Paisley Silk Scarf
Blue Paisley Silk Scarf
Already posted in the Vass thread (More photos can be found there), lasted boot trees