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Those cap toes look great! Which CJ/EG/Vass/Alden/AE last is most similar to the Forest last in appearance? Some pictures make the Forest last look a bit blobby, others (like yours) make it seem slightly elongated...and all the comparison pics I see are minimally helpful and just shoe it next to some other Carmina last I'm not familiar with.
i prefer to look of the zippered tote, but this does look like a good deal at that price
i always thought it looked blue
Yup, I like this last a lot and they seem to fit me well. My next C&J purchase will be a pair of the Ardens.
My recently acquired Crockett & Jones Cheam's are pretty sleek: http://www.pediwear.co.uk/crockett/products/3523.php
The Filson Oil Finish wax also works well on the bags...I apply it to the areas that get the most beat up (edges and bottom)...it does a nice job of preventing fraying and general wear...also creates a pretty cool patina.
I have the black version of these, which are currently priced at $850: http://www.ralphlauren.com/product/index.jsp?productId=1812818&cp=1760781.1898623&ab=ln_men_cs2_shoes&s=D-StorePrice-POLO&pg=1&parentPage=family Brand new, in original box, in perfect condition (not seconds or anything), and including shoe bags. Size is 9.5 D. I guess I could post some pictures, but since these are new, I figured I'd first try with just the link. Price includes shipping within the...
this is how all the 257's are, there is a mix of both open and closed pockets.i find the open pockets are perfect for my sunglasses case...it fits nicely and doesn't fall out the bottom. i have also used the open pockets to hold a bottle of water, lotion, and a spare laptop battery....as long as the item you are holding is long enough it will extend to to the bottom of the bag and not fall out of place.
Ok, just to make sure I understand...are you saying that I should default to buttoning the coat using the normal outward facing button and only use the link closure after a meal or when I want a looser fit? Is it wrong to use the link button all the time?
Thanks for the responses. I guess I am acting a littler paranoid. I'll have my tailor leave the link closure and see how it works out...I can always make the change sometime down the road if it really bugs me.
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