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Epaulet shop - Official Affiliate thread - Page 3583post #53731 of 586375/20/16 at 1:59pmpost #53732 of 586375/20/16 at 2:11pmpost #53733 of 586375/20/16 at 3:44pmthe thing about double-monks, mike, is the quality ones stand out from the pack of trend chasers that came out in the last few years. Monks from C&J, Carmina, JL, Vass, EG, and Alfred Sargent always look amazing. Obviously at $375 they won't be JL, Vass, or EG; but if your makeup can come close to the C&J and Carmina models you should absolutely bring them back.post #53734 of 586375/20/16 at 4:10pmpost #53735 of 586375/20/16 at 4:20pmpost #53736 of 586375/20/16 at 4:51pmQuote:Originally Posted by PartagasIV
Half remember literary-themed Carmina makeup names...Ernest or Hem wasn't used that I recall? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Oh yeah, I loved those. I remember Hemingway being used for something. Regardless, I love the idea of literary names making a comeback, just like Hem in that great gif.post #53737 of 586375/20/16 at 5:21pmHaven't had a chance to chime in on the GYW footwear.
The Jodhpurs are excellent. I think a saffiano model would be sick. On the GMTO and exotic MTO program I think it would be nice if a factory topy could be an option to select.
The PTB is also very nice. Not sure about the wild leathers in terms of horsehide, but very versatile be lots of options to market.
Dainite is a plus and I agree on the comments to sew the dainite through or at least the toe ala Vass.
Hopefully these don't have large heels or high insteps.
Looking forward to the Chelsea boot too.
If the finishing is on par with "midrange" footwear than I would consider buying several.
Great job all around!
Edited by CanadaCal - 5/20/16 at 5:45pmpost #53738 of 586375/20/16 at 5:48pmQuote:
Agreed. In particular I'm interested in a few things: first, how an unlined jacket would feel against a T-shirt. Would the fabric be itchy against bare skin, or not?
And second, how well would it wear in the dog days of summer? It it more suited to transitional weather, or can it hang in July and August? I can't tell from the video because the weave seems very open but the fabric seems substantial. And the non-linen components of the linen blend would matter too, I think.
@Epaulet Thanks Mike!post #53739 of 586375/20/16 at 10:44pmpost #53740 of 586375/21/16 at 7:20ampost #53741 of 586375/21/16 at 9:11ampost #53742 of 586375/21/16 at 9:14ampost #53743 of 586375/21/16 at 10:18ampost #53744 of 586375/21/16 at 10:38amQuote:Originally Posted by konadog
the thing about double-monks, mike, is the quality ones stand out from the pack of trend chasers that came out in the last few years. Monks from C&J, Carmina, JL, Vass, EG, and Alfred Sargent always look amazing. Obviously at $375 they won't be JL, Vass, or EG; but if your makeup can come close to the C&J and Carmina models you should absolutely bring them back.
Totally agree with all of this. I'd love to see your makeup. Maybe it's what I've been holding out for.post #53745 of 586375/21/16 at 12:16pm
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