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Epaulet x Carmina MTO - Page 121post #1802 of 411811/30/12 at 4:20pmpost #1803 of 411811/30/12 at 4:42pmpost #1804 of 411812/2/12 at 10:10amGreat ideas so far!
Carmina is finalizing the pattern, but they told me that I can place orders against it ASAP. I requested some more photos of the boot from every angle so that you guys can see it, and I can properly mock it up.
So, I think that a few shell colors are a given. We'll certainly offer:
I think that suede will be crucial here too. I'd add Snuff suede into that batch.
Outside of that, let's refine some calfskin options. I think that doing a solid calf version would be great - and there we'd have the choice of Black, Chocolate, Burgundy, or Caramel.
And, definitely a cool two-tone makeup. Either a calf/suede, suede/shell, or calf/scotch. I'll work on a few mockups in this direction once I get the images.
All looks good with the planned Carmina delivery on Tuesday. I'll let you guys know and post some photos as soon as the delivery arrives. We'll also work on invoicing MTO clients for the balance and getting everyone's orders shipped out pronto. They'll be a few surprise new styles in there as wellpost #1805 of 411812/2/12 at 11:03ampost #1806 of 411812/2/12 at 11:27ampost #1807 of 411812/2/12 at 8:29pmpost #1808 of 411812/2/12 at 9:45pmQuote:
Sigh. Me, too. Mike never fails to surprise (and impress). Can't wait for those Ruby brogues.
As for the austerity boot, it'll be a tough call between Cognac and Ruby for the shell option. Black calf for the all-calf option sounds lovely, and I think a calf/Scotchgrain would be quite nice for a combo; we've had a few calf/suede makeups already, and (just my opinion) I don't like the idea of calf/shell mixes.post #1809 of 411812/3/12 at 8:36ampost #1810 of 411812/3/12 at 9:21amQuote:
Yes, the 922 wingtip is one of the pairs I got. I don't think they're chunky at all, but people's views on this kind of thing are pretty subjective. I think the Armoury's pictures are pretty accurate. If I get a chance when there's decent light, I'll try to take a picture for you.post #1811 of 411812/3/12 at 12:58pmQuote:Originally Posted by Mr. Six
Yes, the 922 wingtip is one of the pairs I got. I don't think they're chunky at all, but people's views on this kind of thing are pretty subjective. I think the Armoury's pictures are pretty accurate. If I get a chance when there's decent light, I'll try to take a picture for you.
Great, thanks!!post #1812 of 411812/4/12 at 7:46ampost #1813 of 411812/4/12 at 8:11ampost #1814 of 411812/5/12 at 6:55ampost #1815 of 411812/5/12 at 7:59amQuote:
I know he's mentioned since the web site revamp that he has fallen behind in the PMs...and he'd try to catch up. Just give the store a buzz if its urgent, they're always polite, helpful and friendly.Return Home
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