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i bought a pair of lvc 1955, my waist is a 38, i bought a 36 and after strecting they fit good at my waist. my question is the lenght, i want to soak them to shrink the lenght, but i am afraid that i will shrink the waist to much, any help would be great.
Quote: Originally Posted by wj4 Yes, you're correct. From the Shoemart 2nds I've seen, #8 and black are the only shells available. These 2 would be the easiest to find of all shells. i have seen ravello, and cigar from time to time, but they sell very very quickly.
Quote: Originally Posted by Astronaut888 Forgive the plebe/small question here.... I am considering a couple pair on the Shoemart irregular emailing and wasn't 100% about something. When it refers to the color as "shell"....I imagine it means cordovan leather? I am unsure as to some of the pricing differences and imagine it would be a result of lasts, popularity, leather quality/expense? But, "shell" undoubtably refers to cordovan, correct? I also...
Quote: Originally Posted by Astronaut888 Yes They send me the list every month and they are always on there. It makes me crazy b/c I really like the look of the photo they send, but feel they may look too dressy for my tastes when I get them in my hand. They remind me a bit of the Cordovan Jumper boots I have seen. If I don't kop, it'll make me mental when they fail to show up one month in the monthly offering from shoebuy. Looking for more info on...
Quote: Originally Posted by Ricardo Malocchio I don't have one whit of experience with any Levi's STF denim, and so cannot identify what I received from Levi's online. But I can definitely say that these 505 "raw" jeans are not 1 to 1-1/2 inches larger than the tagged size. The 30" waist fits exactly as my other Levi's 30 waists, and the 32" length is exactly as long as a pair of 30/32 corduroy 505s that I purchased recently. The denim is different...
Quote: Originally Posted by CTYGGG Suede on the Plaza with the Commando...snuff said. they are nice, but i just get the appeal of a boot on the plaza last, maybe a dress boot, maybe.
the american made levis 501 selvedge that were on the website but are now gone are stf. i ordered a pair from a retail store. they are made in america the denim is good quality but as i said they are stf. they are stiff but not as stiff as other stf i have owned. just got this morning and i was heading to work so did not get a chance to try them on. they measured about 1 to 1/2 inches bigger then the tagged size.
i emailed tom he said him and his family are fine. great news.
might have to buy
Quote: Originally Posted by mediahound What are peoples opinions of longwings versus shortwing wintips? I know Alden long wings seem to be more sought after but why is that? they look cool lol
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