black calf or black lamb, depending on if you want a long-term break-in period or a supple no-break-in experience, for a bcdr. if the horsehide is still available, i'm curious, but that's probably just too intense a choice. if you want something intense, calf would do.blacked out? stick with black and silver.
ms. ghd's mom has some v. reppeto-esque ballet oxfords. I like those.
that Shaum stuff is kind of what i had in mind--simple, well built, versatile. cool story too. a shame about the lack of internet availability and price tho.
Hunting around, I just saw the stuff from K. Jaques. Their Laura or Barigoule models are about what I had in mind.
I have a theory that there is no one Miran, that it's copycats doing the Miran concept--maybe even people helping each other to craft Miran-like messages?long looks good; I suspect hemmed to be a little short would look good too. cuff looks funny though.All bald men look the sameWhat, you don't have a baby shoe collection?