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Carmina is having a sale of small / large sized shoes: http://www.carmina.telemaco.es/index.asp?outlet=1   This pair is available in UK 5.0 & UK 5.5 http://www.carmina.telemaco.es/articulo.asp?idarticulo=5387042
 JPY660,000 = US$6,470.  That's bespoke prices.
The EG shoe trees I bought came in a box labelled size 5 D/E. Given my small size it's very difficult to find generic trees. The Armoury doss sell its own branded ones in size 5 at US$50 but the difference is not that big, so I opted for EG trees
I totally agree with you. EG shoe trees are nowhere near G&G's in terms of aesthetics. In addition, the ones I have are for D/E fittings, so not as good as G&G who offer specific trees for each width.
Yes, they are quite expensive , I must admit. But so are G&G shoes.
I never understand why anybody would want to buy non G&G trees for their G&G shoes. They are the best looking and fitting lasted RTW shoe trees I have come across. Surely G&G carries them in your size?
A little bit of history of Edward Green from an interview of Andrew Murphy who's now with Foster & Son: My next step was when I left New & Lingwood to start the Edward Green brand of ready to wear for retail. Edward Green was a shoe manufacturer, they’d never run their own store. So in 1991, when John Hlustik was the owner of Edward Green and he decided that he wanted to start a retail business, everybody around said: "Don’t do it, you are manufacturer, you don’t know...
My wallet is glad I'm in Hong Kong but my feet begged to differ
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