Originally Posted by Leaves
It's mostly a UK English vs. US English issue.
Oxford - closed throated shoe
Derby - open throated shoe
Balmoral - closed throated shoe
Blucher - open throated...
I wear US8.5D in Barrie lasted shoes and either an 8.5D or 9D in Barrie lasted boots (the difference is basically thin socks vs thick socks)
I find 4497 lasted boots in UK8 is a perfect fit, just a tiny fraction smaller than a Barrie 9D...
Quote:Originally Posted by razl Any chance you could do a few more beauty shots? I was on the fence 6 months ago when these came out and was looking for some real life pics like this post-honeymoon. Would appreciate more if you...
In comparison to what? As far as workmanship goes - they are spot on. As far as cordovan vs calf I much prefer cordovan. But you don't buy cordovan for what it looks like after 3 months, you want to see what it's like in 3 years. It's...
Thought I'd share a picture of my black shell captoes that have now got a good 10+ wears and a couple of months on them. The cordovan still needs some more wearing in and nourishment, but they're getting there!
Originally Posted by 89826
Does using a deer bone really help to get rid of scratches? More than a spoon? I am skeptical of the oils in the bone helping angle, because aren't the bones quite dry to the touch? How much deer...
Originally Posted by terrorsquad
Just received some pics of the new chiseled last. Anyone in interested in having a look at it?
No - not at all... what crazy bastard would want to see pictures of...
Originally Posted by Osiris2012
I emailed Meermin a cpl of weeks ago about this and never got a reply, im still curious though, does meermin offer Burgandy cordovan as standard for MTO's, eg could I request...
Originally Posted by flyindarkness
How should I size on the jcrew x alden cordovan boots?
Conventional wisdom is that they are the same sizing as regular Alden - so usually on the Barrie Last, size down 1/2 a...