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If those are a sneak peak of the Balmoral boots I've been whining to them about over the last 3 months, I am fired up.
Those are rad.
Edited by Frankie22 - 10/2/12 at 6:12pm
I am in the process of trying to figure out which last would be most suitable for me out of the Meermin range.
I have tried the 348 last in Crockett & Jones (Hallam), with the following noted:
I emailed Luisa at Meermin regarding sizing and she subsequently provided me with the following response:
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I've measured my foot and it measures 26.5cm long and 9.6cm wide at the widest point, hence my confusion (as I take 6.5~7UK in C&J).
Here is the trace of my foot for reference:
With the information above, would anyone be able to recommend me a suitable last to try?
Thanks in advance for any advice
Try one of the wider lasts. email Pepe for recommendations. Definitely not those super narrow lasts for sure.
I am on the same boat for C&J 358 last (hg of 348) and JL 7000/8000, 9.5E slightly too long/loose at heel and 9E too narrow. Workable w/ 9E if its not a captoe.
umm . . . wouldn't that be because the only cordovan shoes they offer are in very traditional styles? Longwings? Split-toe blucher? Tassel loafers? And, for what it's worth, the longwings and plaintoe appear sleeker than Alden or AE.
I think your complaint is more that they need to introduce some more styles in cordovan, which would be nice. As it is, I'm currently eyeing the longwings as a potential kop.