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The instep is similar to my other shoes, but the forefoot volume (basically height as you say) is greater in the Fosters pair that has the narrower outsole. I've tried to capture this on the below photos. Sorry for the awful iphone photos.This approach will require a little bit of tweaking b/c my small toe is rubbing a little on the sides of the new shoe, and there is increased creasing at the forefoot as you can see. The increased creasing could be due to the thinner...
Thanks my friend. I'd gladly trade my shoes for your amazing collection!
X-post I just received my first pair of Foster and Sons bespoke and am very pleased with the results. The fit is pretty good for a first pair, and their approach to fit is quite different than other London makers I've used as you can see below. Very clean outsole. Probably the cleanest I've seen from the London makers. I have a wide forefoot, and Fosters dealt with this issue, at my request, differently than Cleverley or Lobb. Fosters is on left and Lobb on...
I just received my first pair of Foster and Sons bespoke and am very pleased with the results. The fit is pretty good for a first pair, and their approach to fit is quite different than other London makers I've used as you can see below. Very clean outsole. Probably the cleanest I've seen from the London makers. I have a wide forefoot, and Fosters dealt with this issue, at my request, differently than Cleverley or Lobb. Fosters is on left and Lobb on right. ...
I have a pair of NIB CIGAR shell cordovan Alden captoes for sale. They are Size 10E on the Hampton last and come with box and shoe bags. I'm asking $800 shipped CONUS.
In addition to the split toe blucher he's currently making for me, Nicholas Templeman is also making a pair of reverse calf butterfly loafers. Here are steps in the making of my dedicated loafer last. As you can see the differences between the loafer last and the lace up last are subtle but important. One major difference is that the quarters are thinned out on the loafer last facilitating the tighter fit necessary for a loafer. The right foot of my adjusted laceup...
Here it is http://www.styleforum.net/t/362202/lightbox/post/7357673/id/1418824
Check the David Reeves thread. There is one there.http://www.styleforum.net/t/362202/david-reeves-bespoke-official-affiliate-thread
These are almost new, worn 2-3 times due to fit issues. Very sad to sell, but life is too short for shoes that don't fit. 1. Saint Crispin's size 8 1/2F EUR or 9 1/2 US. $700 shipped SOLD CONUS. 2. Saint Crispin's size 8 1/2F EUR or 9 1/2 US. $700 shipped CONUS. SOLD
Brand new with box Vass Alt Wein on the New Peter (P2) Last. Size 42. Asking $650 shipped CONUS. Comes with original box, bags, and shoe trees.
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