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post #901 of 2108
stevent - those are absolutely gorgeous - juts as sleek as can be.
post #902 of 2108
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Outstanding pick up Steven!

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Very nice.


Congrats on your first of many pairs of SCs.

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stevent - those are absolutely gorgeous - juts as sleek as can be.

Thanks! First pair of shoes in a long time that I've been truly amazed by
post #903 of 2108
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Thanks! First pair of shoes in a long time that I've been truly amazed by

 

That's why you will more than likely own more than just one pair eventually.

 

 

I ordered my second pair not too long after receiving my first pair.

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My favourite SC model that might be next on the cards (pic courtesy Zimmerman Kim):

 

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I cannot imagine a sexier form.

 

Was thinking of varying the leather type on the saddle and the rest of the shoe....same colour leather but normal crust for the body and shrunken leather for the saddle part (or maybe the other way around)....what do you guys think?

post #905 of 2108
I think it will turn out great. I agree on staying with the same colour and the varying of the leather will make a contrasting yet subtle variation. Added with some polishing (with little variance in shade) will make it even more interesting
post #906 of 2108
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Was thinking of varying the leather type on the saddle and the rest of the shoe....same colour leather but normal crust for the body and shrunken leather for the saddle part (or maybe the other way around)....what do you guys think?

 

you cant go wrong with that shoe. but for me I think I would prefer 1 leather type with the captoe.   

post #907 of 2108
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I think it will turn out great. I agree on staying with the same colour and the varying of the leather will make a contrasting yet subtle variation. Added with some polishing (with little variance in shade) will make it even more interesting

 

X2

post #908 of 2108
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Originally Posted by Fiddler View Post
 

My favourite SC model that might be next on the cards (pic courtesy Zimmerman Kim):

 

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I cannot imagine a sexier form.

 

Was thinking of varying the leather type on the saddle and the rest of the shoe....same colour leather but normal crust for the body and shrunken leather for the saddle part (or maybe the other way around)....what do you guys think?

 

Box calf with croc saddle.  Or hippo, elephant saddle.

 

Light-colored variants of crust leather do stain and scratch easily.

post #909 of 2108
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Originally Posted by Fiddler View Post
 

My favourite SC model that might be next on the cards (pic courtesy Zimmerman Kim):

 

*

 

I cannot imagine a sexier form.

 

Was thinking of varying the leather type on the saddle and the rest of the shoe....same colour leather but normal crust for the body and shrunken leather for the saddle part (or maybe the other way around)....what do you guys think?

 

   I think you're dead on the money with your idea, i've been thinking the same.   the shrunken calf - dark chocolate brown would be amazing

 

   my latest just for idea fodder :

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For those of you member local to Toronto, we will be screening some short films

in celebration of TIFF, and our second monthly SF members meet up. 

As usual, we will be indulging in small grower Champagne starting at 6:00PM on

Thursday, Sept 12.

 

Please join us, make new friends, enjoy some films and great Champagne. 

 

Please wear your favourite shoes. 

 

Cheers!

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post #911 of 2108
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For those of you member local to Toronto, we will be screening some short films
in celebration of TIFF, and our second monthly SF members meet up. 
As usual, we will be indulging in small grower Champagne starting at 6:00PM on
Thursday, Sept 12.
Please join us, make new friends, enjoy some films and great Champagne. 
Please wear your favourite shoes. 
Cheers!
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Wish I lived nearby. Care to share some pictures (both people and shoes) of the first/second meetup?
post #912 of 2108
Heading to Leathersoul BH this evening to pick up a pair of MTO 104 Oxfords in Brown/Black. Pictures to follow later.
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Heading to Leathersoul BH this evening to pick up a pair of MTO 104 Oxfords in Brown/Black. Pictures to follow later.

 

Yes, I understand they received a shipment.

 

 

Unfortunately I'll just have to wait until mine is shipped to me.

post #914 of 2108
Austerity Brogues in brown/black just arrived.



post #915 of 2108
Are they blackish brown? Or black/brown spectator style? Seems very brown to me.
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