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PG never mentioned anything about JLParis. Can't settle on PR fees?
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obvs
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Originally Posted by kronik View Post

Artisan Fan - honestly, I think RJ was spot on with his description of the creasing in Berlutis. Almost every decently worn pair of Berlutis I've seen have had quite a bit of wrinkling, moreso than shoes of a less supple/soft leather. I'm not sure this was meant to be an insult.

How Much a shoe, whether a wholecut or a loafer, will almost entirely, in my experience, depend on you :

How much 'step' you enforce into your step

&

How you lay your feet while at rest


If conscience enough, you can reduce creases significantly.
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Some Andy for your visual pleasure:

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Originally Posted by cesco10 View Post

These are my three pairs of Berluti: two Leonard boots (St Emilion and special order) and a Playtime sneakers. I'm waiting my last pair called Alessio that are now in atelier for a patina review.



 

 

Are those boots comfortable?

 

I have some G & G Burnham and they are my most comfortable footwear.

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Originally Posted by VRaivio View Post

There's a whole post on blind welt stitching on Carreducker's blog. It produces the tightest, cleanest welt possible and likely it's the best option for traditional shoes for smart occasions.

most of these are "glued" / cemented on, not stitched unfortunately
post #322 of 326

What about the Playtime sneakers?

 

I am squeamish about paying $3K for shoes that cannot be re-soled. 

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Some Andy for your visual pleasure:

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I have to say I like the look of those shoes and socks with the white robes.

 

I suppose that when you wear robes one of the few ways to stand out is with great shoes. Excuse my ignorance if that is not the case. 

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Originally Posted by Dandy Wonka View Post

I have to say I like the look of those shoes and socks with the white robes.

I suppose that when you wear robes one of the few ways to stand out is with great shoes. Excuse my ignorance if that is not the case. 

Thank you
Yes, we call it a kandorah. It's what we Gulf Arabs wear.
Wet do have different styles of na'aal as well (footwear)
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Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post


Thank you
Yes, we call it a kandorah. It's what we Gulf Arabs wear.
Wet do have different styles of na'aal as well (footwear)

 

Are those socks Berluti as well?

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Originally Posted by Dandy Wonka View Post

Are those socks Berluti as well?

Hello
No
JM Weston

The Berluti ones were note of brick red or dark red.
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