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If you are in the USA - you will pay far less for these shoes in NY - 720 Euro will run you about $1000 + shipping from europe. Alden shoe will be about $660
What size do you wear?Call the Alden store on Madison avenue.
Did you buy these in New York or Japan? Alden Shop had them...
Give Moulded a call or send Rafael an email - they should be able to get you an update.
Just brush and buff and don't reapply more wax for now - You should be fine...
Says it's imported... That says it all. If it was made in Italy/England/etc it would denote the country. So what you're getting is a $318.00 shoe made that's likely made in China and made to look like the Alden long-wings they sell in another section of their website. $318 for these shoes is very very steep.... I'm willing to bet they cost less than $100 to produce, including delivery to the US. I bet they'll sell like hot cakes
My two cents: I will definitely attend this trunk show and would encourage others to do so as well. I have one pair of shoes from Maftei that I had made earlier this year - I worked with Lucian and found him to be very flexible and responsive. I have very big problems with fit and comfort given the medical issues I have with my feet and knees and Lucian has gone the extra mile to accommodate. I am in the final stage of getting an excellent fit with Maftei and ready to...
I will definitely attend this trunk show and would encourage others to do so as well. I have one pair of shoes from Maftei that I had made earlier this year - I worked with Lucian and found him to be very flexible and responsive. I have very big problems with fit and comfort given the medical issues I have with my feet and knees and Lucian has gone the extra mile to accommodate. I am in the final stage of getting an excellent fit with Maftei and ready to order a second...
Would love to see photos! I have a pair of perf cap toes bluchers that were made this year. Having some issues with the fit given that i wear orthotics so I am hoping to have some adjustments made and order another pair.
Eustace, Did you visit Maftei in Vienna? I'm curious as to whether one of the shoemakers / last makers from Vienna will be making the trip to NYC (fairly critical I think). Out of curiosity, what type of shoes did Maftei make for you? Thanks, Mike147
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