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Just ordered the half white, half dotted square below, handmade by member SartodiNapoli: Should be perfect for the few times a year when I travel and need to be seen twice in public, once more formally and once more casually.
Better yet, request not to have pockets for collar stays so you can have the collar flipped when it frays.
Wonderful! They look really well lasted. Could use another coat of edge dressing though, I think.
Well said, Holdfast.
The products are not essentially the same and it's not merely subjective. As you yourself said, the models are different. This means, as CW said, that the fit, material and style are different. These seem like objective differences that could be the basis for a reasonable decision. Still, you're right that whether or not these differences are important to you, may be subjective. You imply that construction differences are the only ones that matter. But I'm sure you've...
Very good news, Ron. Still loving the Rider Boot shell chukkas I got from you in Richmond back in '08 as well as the Martegani Padova's from the next year.
Wow, ya, the tan one looks right. They must have put it up since I ordered. I think this is the end on end I have: http://luxire.com/products/blue-end-on-end-linen There was only one of those when I ordered. Great fabric. The tan is quite a bit heavier than the blue one, both of which I like. I forgot to mention that I had requested a heavy-ish linen for the tan one.
http://luxire.com/products/red-black-white-madras-linenSure B.That one's the end-on-end linen. The top two are cool white and sky blue linen/cotton and the middle is a pure linen not up on the site. I just asked for a natural, off-white linen.
Several things arrived yesterday. Very happy with them, as always Minnis 500 fresco pants, reversible bucket hat in wool flannel w/ a subtle plaid and Epic by Nextec, deconstructed cotton jacket (part of a suit previously posted, now just altered a bit), cathedral pocket square. The shirts are all Luxire's own linen or linen/cotton, in two configurations: casual (unlined collars and cuffs, two pockets w/ buttons) and dress (lightly lined collars and cuffs, one pocket...
DWFII has written a good bit on toe spring here too.
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