Not to spoil what is definitely a very nice purchase, but man, that name "Carnal Flower" is a little, uh, questionable. Carnal from carnalis meaning flesh or meat. Basically it's called Meat Flower, which is a euphemism for...well, you can figure it out. Sure it smells wonderful though!
i've always liked those bone derbies. i think they're easy to wear since they're pretty neutral. if you can wear black guidi derbies with something you can probably wear the bone ones too. here's a pic for you.
edit: looks like Barneys got it http://www.barneys.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-BNY-Site/default/Product-Show?pid=503795550&cgid=men&index=43
TheCorner put up more items, including some really amazing long coats. I think I have half their Dries buy in my wish list.
the thing that always makes me crazy about discussions of quality is that people will treat their personal opinion like it's an objective take on whether something is good or not. you hear a lot of "the quality wasn't there" when what's really going on is the person didn't personally like the fabric or something like that. Sometimes the opinion is right and the quality really isn't there. But you rarely hear anyone provide evidence that goes beyond their personal...