Originally Posted by cgo
I started safe with the maverick...still undecided whether to go with the straight almond toe last or your hybrid last.
What did you order for your next shoe J?
Nice, it may be safe, but it's the ultimate adelaide IMO. This is just my opinion of course, but after seeing the almond toe last IRL this weekend I'm very pleased with the decision to round of the toe a bit. The almond toe is pretty pointy, still beautiful, but a bit too pointy for my taste.
Next pair will be a version of the John Lobb St Crepin 2008, with the special type of decorative stitching. Riccardo hadn't done it before, but he was just like "okay, haven't done it, but no problem, I'll fix". That seem to be his attitude to everything, "No problem, I'll fix" This is the model:
But I will add two rows of decorative stitching going vertically over the heel as well. Will do them in antique tobacco, like these: