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Courious to understand what makes you think that these are simply Tom Ford's rebranded shoes?Max Verre is an Italian designer that gets shoes made in a factory near Naples, not owned by him.Tom Ford is a US designer/Brand that also have shoes made in a number of Italian factories, not owned by them.Ferragamo has had a similar model out for some years.Even if the same factory was making Ford shoes (under Ford design specs), they would not be allowed to make exactly the same...
This is an extreme example, better ones are a tad less prounanced and have rounder point: Whilst the below is a very soft version : Ideal
As GBR posted at the same time, I do agree that a black silk top hat look better but the black wool felt version you can easily find today, looks really bad so I would rather do the grey rabbit fur version, which is easly acceptable in the rest of Europe (we are not talking of UK standard only here). Some fur melusine can look good, but some are poorly done and too fluffy
Hi, I suggest you also read has other threads within this forum include the wedding attire thread, the state of morning attire thread, and the word wedding ties within the this thread. 1-The only real option for morning coat should be black colour or at the very least, Oxford grey, which is an almost black grey. In grey you have the option to wear a full morning suit (coat, trousers and waistcoat in the same cloth). 2- I would consider looking at eBay for a vintage...
I think the OP @wurger has posted several punched cup toe in this thread.I actually felt the diamond punched captoe was more elegant that the more common 5 round holes option.
Another cross post, pretty proud about this project gone well:
My understanding from Italian reading, is that he actually has a stronger background in industrial pattern drafting and cutting, so developing RTW patterns in different sizes, rather than bespoke Sartoria.
I was in Naples last week and ordered a pair of bespoke chinos in a Brisbane Moss cotton drill cut I had for a while, forward double pleats, 5 cm waistband with double buttons, side tabs and no belt loops, one back pocket, and 4.5 cm turn up cuffs. I will take other pictures later, but these came out really great:
I have finally collected these today, a pair of true Balmoral Oxfords with diamond punch captoe in Freudenberg (Weinheimer) boxcalf by Antonio Esposito on my bespoke last by Steven Lowe of Crispinians Ltd
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