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Thanks, he decided to do a 360 welt as he thinks it achieve a more complete look, and see if I like it, otherwise future orders will be welted up to the waist area
I ended up going with a "one man" shoemaker (well he outsource the closing to some ladies) and the shoes are slowly taking shape
Update:
The fourth picture in the first post of this thread has a split toe model:
The uppers have been stitched up. Ready for lasting:
Here is my entry. The target is a burgundy/prune quarter brogue Oxford to try my lasts and make any relevant adjustments. Progress are slow as my Mistery Shoemaker is doing this in his spare time out of his main job. The last were made by Crispinians in London: Now the Neapolitan MS is slowly making progress: If everything goes to plan I have about 9 pairs of classical variation of RTW shoes that will slowly by replaced to finally avoid the 3-4cm V gap I have so...
over a year ago, you can buy fried calzone now in its place
Hi Yasu,Not this time. IT was just an impulse buy. I have also two three piece suits and a sport jacket with him that I am still due to attend a first fitting but I am at my heaviest in 10 years and want to shed some weight before I finalise these.I have another two suit length, several sport jackets and flannel trousers unfounded that will also find their way to the tailor once I am back in shape....
In Naples for the weekend. Borrelli's shop in via Fialangieri looks to be in liquidation with an "everything must go" sign and 80% on goods in the windows. Argenio has also a special sale on everything in the shop, but they are not closing. Worth checking them out if passing by Naples as they have jacket cuts at 40 to 70% off. I picked up a cut of this Scabal Shetland in dark blue:
None of the formal books for either Smith nor lesser have been uploaded...
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