Originally Posted by p.henrik
I really don't think so (i.e. they don't normally dye the leather in house, it's dyed at the tannery). That is probably just crust calf that comes untanned, and you can apply whatever patination you want. Like SL does for example.
I would think so too but they posted this video which is Shell Cordovan and it is being pigmented in some way.
Originally Posted by PapaRubbery
I wouldn't mind getting some undyed pairs and having them finished by dandy shoe care.
You can always MTO unfinished/undyed shoes and patina them yourself of one of those fancy places.
Hell since its one step less for them I wonder if they would do it on stock models.
Originally Posted by mimo
Shells are normally dyed by the tannery, especially as they're harder to dye. I don't know anything about Meermin's Argentinian tannery, but I'd also assumed they supply everything ready-dyed.
Thats what i expected but that video kinda broke that expectations since they looked like the were painting the shell inhouse. http://vimeo.com/26663402
It could have been a special order or something.
Thanks for the links to Septieme Largeur