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Have you tried Carpano Antico rather than the Cocchi? It might work well with the Bluecoat and the Leopoldo Bros.
"Generously proportioned"-that's what she said!
Better fabrics and more handwork are the main things that make them better. Besides the Made in Italy tag, the additional closure system (3rd pic above) and the basting on all the pockets. Usually they'll also have a Sartoriale hanging tag, but these didn't, so it probably fell off.
Sure, poor light and in a hurry this AM but these should give you the info.
I didn't know they were Sartoriale until they arrived, so I just lucked into them. Sartoriale are made in Italy and have a two button extra closure in the front that is an extension of the lining. These have a zipper, I'm not sure if a button fly actually denotes any particular Incotex quality level.
Wearing used slippers seems kind of gross.
20% off on selected items, including sale items. Picked up a pair of wool flat front Incos for $51, hope they fit. Got a box from Yoox yesterday with 2 pairs of Incotex Sartoriale, both in Super 120s flannel, one pair in blue the other in dark gray. They were pleated, so some here might not dig them, but at $78 each I didn't think twice.
Thanks! Any idea who made them? I've asked on a couple of other threads, but no one knows.
Don't have pics of the Grensons. Will take some soon.
I was surprised as well, I thought that the pictures on Yoox looked like bookbinder, but figured that it was worth a shot given the past quality of SM. As Meister says, CG is becoming more common among high-quality shoe makers, and that's really sad. Certainly more circumspection regarding shoes on Yoox may be warranted.That said, Yoox still remains a decent source for shoes, the Gruppo Clark fatte a mano Norvegese brogues and Grenson G1 suede brogues I picked up were...
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