John Lobb thread does not get traffic as John Lobb do not offer MTO or GMTO in different permutations of last, pattern, and leather, whereas EG, G&G, or even Meermin and Carmina offers a lot of group ordering opportunities for unique make ups. On the retail side, JL is much more established and higher-end than EG or G&G
Question, do you mean the stain applied to the welt?Pearl beads like stitching looks very delicate. How do they compare to stitching pressed using fudge wheels?AFAIK, leather goods stitchings are usually pressed or hammered to sunk into the leather itself to prevent unwanted wear and tear to the stitchings. What benefits in terms of durability does those pricked marked exposed stitching offer?
Some more precision adjustments for more space around ring toe and heel bone spur at right shoe, toe clearance on the left shoe.
Initial shoes fit was perfect and most of the problems come up after 4+ hours of activities.
I strongly recommend test shoes for those hard to fit folks whose going through MTO.