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I have normally only used conditioner and then wax polish for my shoes. However, reading a lot of threads here on shoe care, it seems that most poeple recommend a shoe cream to nourish the leather. So, I thought I should get some Saphir MdO creams for my shoes, but I am not sure about which colors to order for: 1) EG Dark Oak antique 2) EG Burnt Pine antique Any advice appreciated. //G
My latest Fray, a Christmas present for myself [IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG]
Mackintosh Rainwear should have something: http://www.mackintoshrainwear.com/
Quote: Originally Posted by tokyodandy That is an extremely weak hypothesis. I have visited many factories in Japan and the workers certainly don't hang around chatting, even if they're Brazilian or Peruvian. The Japanese have taught their plants in other countries to manufacture some of the easier items nearly as well as they do but Japan still does the most difficult products. Indeed, for some demanding items Japanese companies have moved production...
The latest issue of Men's Ex: http://www.mens-ex.jp/images/18677_200901.jpg Having worked a long time in Japan, I absolutely can say that the Japanese are in a league of their own when it comes to quality and attention to details. Also, I have a lot of clothing from Japanese "select shops", made in Japan, and they are all of excellent quality (at the price).
Quote: Originally Posted by gdl203 Beautiful watch gusvs ! I support the idea of a brown/honey alligator strap. I just wouldn't go too dark of a brown with the silver face. Thanks! Needless to say, I am extremely happy with the watch. I agree, too dark would not be right.
Quote: Originally Posted by Manton The roll on that Fray collar is beautiful. Quote: Originally Posted by speedster.8 Was going to say the same !!! Congrats! Thanks! It is great with a tie on as well. I will probably get a couple more next month, pics to follow.
My first post to this thread. I'm usually too eager to unfold the shirts I get... I got my first Fray shirt yesterday, and I must say it is amazing! Fantastic material, and fantastic fit (almost as good as my bespoke Matuozzos). These shirts will be my wardrobe staple from now on. [IMG][/IMG]
My choice is the JLC Master Control Geographic. Thinking about getting a brown croc strap for it, what do you think (I use mainly brown shoes/belts)? [IMG] [url=http://g.imageshack.us/img516/20081023img17[/IMG] [IMG][/IMG]
Quote: Originally Posted by voxsartoria That's me in the photograph. The fabric is a hard finished Carlo Barbera fresco...I'm going to guess around 10oz...something intermediate between the usual English frescos. The hand of the fabric is not soft at all. In terms of construction, that jacket is half-lined. I hope that is helpful. - B Thanks, it is very helpful indeed (and thanks for the picture!). How does the unlined part of...
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