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20% off all shoes at Barney's Warehouse. That brings the price of these John Lobb Tivertons down to $559 if anyone is a UK 10:
http://www.barneyswarehouse.com/john-lobb-tiverton-501587446.html?index=0&cgid=mens-shoes


Heschung Trembles for $207 looks to be a pretty great deal too if anyone wears a US 12:
http://www.barneyswarehouse.com/heschung-tremble-502682287.html?index=46&cgid=mens-shoes
post #12407 of 12967
Meant to order the Trembles yesterday and got distracted, fortunately they were still there today. Still some nice Drake's scarves and pocket squares available, but the choices are dwindling.
post #12408 of 12967
Only thing to worry about is the size as Barneys say UK 11 US 12 - i bought Manioc Heschung a few weeks back also at great reduction and the box says UK11.5 US12 - i find the UK size is about right ie 11.5 and as such about half size too big. Same situation re the Trembles?
post #12409 of 12967
^^^I have a pair of the Trembles in black marked 11.5 and a pair of the Rhus also 11.5, they fit me just about perfectly, a little snug in the width at first but they loosen up a bit over time.
post #12410 of 12967
Just wondered did Barneys sell them as UK 11 / US 12, whereas the box actually says 11.5UK/12 US My point is that their advertised size marking is out by 1/2 size! Great boots Heschung though, they don't get much love on SF I think ......
post #12411 of 12967
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Originally Posted by labravajazz View Post

Just wondered did Barneys sell them as UK 11 / US 12, whereas the box actually says 11.5UK/12 US My point is that their advertised size marking is out by 1/2 size! Great boots Heschung though, they don't get much love on SF I think ......

Speaking of Heschung, does anyone know if they do private label? I have some boots that I recently purchased that I suspect to be of French origin. Decent mid level goodyear welt construction, dovetail toplifts and nail patterns similar to that of several Northampton shoemakers, but completely unmarked with regards to country of origin and the size and serial stamps are unlike those that I am familiar with. 

post #12412 of 12967
The box I have doesn't reference a UK size, it says Eur 11.5/US 12.

Paraboot and Weston do Goodyear construction, not sure Heschung does, but I'm by no means an expert on French shoes.
post #12413 of 12967
good quality peccary gloves in many sizes was $450 now $135

http://www.barneyswarehouse.com/barneys-new-york/men/accessories/gloves/
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good quality peccary gloves in many sizes was $450 now $135

http://www.barneyswarehouse.com/barneys-new-york/men/accessories/gloves/

They are nice gloves, but the sizing is a little off, in Dents or Merola I take a 9/9.5 in the Barney's gloves I take a 10. The peccary skin is very supple and the linings are nice, so well worth the money. There are also some Chester Jeffries gloves that look good.
post #12415 of 12967
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Originally Posted by mr monty View Post

good quality peccary gloves in many sizes was $450 now $135

http://www.barneyswarehouse.com/barneys-new-york/men/accessories/gloves/
Pretty fantastic deal!
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There are also some Chester Jeffries gloves that look good.
+1. I have some Chester Jefferies carpincho gloves already, or I would definitely have grabbed a pair of those Barneys.
post #12416 of 12967
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Originally Posted by labravajazz View Post

Just wondered did Barneys sell them as UK 11 / US 12, whereas the box actually says 11.5UK/12 US My point is that their advertised size marking is out by 1/2 size! Great boots Heschung though, they don't get much love on SF I think ......

even that full size is less than actual. More like 1.5 size difference.
post #12417 of 12967
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They are nice gloves, but the sizing is a little off, in Dents or Merola I take a 9/9.5 in the Barney's gloves I take a 10. The peccary skin is very supple and the linings are nice, so well worth the money. There are also some Chester Jeffries gloves that look good.

 

Strange. I found the opposite. 8 in Dents/ 7.5 in these Barney's. 

post #12418 of 12967
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Originally Posted by saint View Post


They are nice gloves, but the sizing is a little off, in Dents or Merola I take a 9/9.5 in the Barney's gloves I take a 10. The peccary skin is very supple and the linings are nice, so well worth the money. There are also some Chester Jeffries gloves that look good.

 

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Strange. I found the opposite. 8 in Dents/ 7.5 in these Barney's. 

 

 

I'm thinking about getting those peccary gloves, but am not sure about the sizing, since there are apparently 100 ways to determine size, and even then it's still brand dependant. Have 9 in current calfskin gloves, but they feel a little loose.

Could you guys tell me your measurements? Preferably when measured like below.
Mine are 17cm/6.7" in length and 21cm/8.3" width.

post #12419 of 12967
^^^^ using that method my hands measure 9.5x8, and I took a 10 in those gloves.
post #12420 of 12967

Thanks for taking the time to measure!

Wanted to see how the sizing/measurements compare to other gloves lying around here was.
Only a size 8 was left in dark brown, and there was only one pair. So I decided to bite the bullet; just ordered them. We'll see :)
I did see there was a pair in size 9 at the regular Barneys site, but they were still $269 or so. Wonder what the idea behind putting size 8 on clearance, and keeping size 9 'just on sale' is...

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