Quote:Originally Posted by nutcracker With End of Year parties coming up, local shoeshiners are the busiest this time of the year.
Brift H, currently with 100 pairs on backorder, waiting to be polished.
Brift H blog
Quote:Originally Posted by DWFII AFAIK, hatch-grain is not natural. Especially not for the products mentioned. Shell is not naturally hatch-grain--it is a muscle sheath. Most, if not all of of the "russia calf" type hatch grain is...
Quote:Originally Posted by BespokeMakers il Quadrifoglio by Atsushi Qnai
His latest work, side elastic shoes made of carpincho-skin.
Photos from piacere,nuzzo!
that joint has been finish amazingly well
Quote:Originally Posted by nutcracker Oh, I was talking about the MTO shoes (trees are extra, even the LCA ones). I assume the picture above is an MTO pair.
Spigola Bespoke comes standard with the nice hinged ones.
oic, well in...
Quote:Originally Posted by sdolina Many thanks. For sure I'll discuss this with shoemaker, just want independent opinion.
Actually I was impressed by impala shoes in the nutcracker's thread. But if calf is better then i'll stick to...
Quote:Originally Posted by nutcracker
I believe they're actually a pair of modified LCA tree.
For a bit more, he also offers lasted 3 pieces, and for a lot more, custom lighweight hinged tree (the ones he stuffs in the sample...
Quote:Originally Posted by sdolina I'm thinking about next bespoke project, now a seamless wholecut with or without medallion.
What do you guys think about impala leather for a wholecut?
I was impressed by the structure of it, what...