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post #3511 of 10973
I don't know anything about JL switching to misty because of costs, but either way - I have a pair of JL Citys on the 7000 last, and Meermin derbys on the Hiro last. If it helps people, I can take a photo of the two for your comparison.
post #3512 of 10973
Dieworkwear, that would be great icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif Pepe advised me that it would look great in either the Hiro or Olfe last.
post #3513 of 10973
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Originally Posted by dieworkwear View Post

I don't know anything about JL switching to misty because of costs, but either way - I have a pair of JL Citys on the 7000 last, and Meermin derbys on the Hiro last. If it helps people, I can take a photo of the two for your comparison.

do it do it do it happy.gif
post #3514 of 10973
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John Lobb Phillip II in brown museum calf

 

   thanks.

post #3515 of 10973
Who do I contact if I want to get in on a group buy?
post #3516 of 10973

That colour is fine. Doesn't necessarily have to be brown museum calf exactly like JL's. The fact that Meermin can/is willing to source for a museum calf leather is good enough, and I think I like that leather terrorsquad posted.

 

+1 for Olfe. Though I personally prefer a chiseled toe, so Ben would be nice too. But the consensus seems to be for Olfe/Hiro, so...

 

Definitely no Rui though. It just won't look as elegant anymore.

post #3517 of 10973

Darn my wide as fuk feet T_T

post #3518 of 10973

Or maybe we could ask them to make them on different lasts? Say, from a choice of 3. Just like the previous Austerity brogues in either dark brown or burgundy. I imagine it would be a bit tougher for lasts (maybe even at higher costs), but no harm asking.

post #3519 of 10973
I prefer the darker brown as the shoes would be more versatile. Also, the Hiro last is more versatile as well.
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That colour is fine. Doesn't necessarily have to be brown museum calf exactly like JL's. The fact that Meermin can/is willing to source for a museum calf leather is good enough, and I think I like that leather terrorsquad posted.

+1 for Olfe. Though I personally prefer a chiseled toe, so Ben would be nice too. But the consensus seems to be for Olfe/Hiro, so...

Definitely no Rui though. It just won't look as elegant anymore.
post #3520 of 10973
Hiro last is best for me as well
post #3521 of 10973
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I prefer the darker brown as the shoes would be more versatile. Also, the Hiro last is more versatile as well.

Chester Mox uses both shades of that Ilcea leather, and you can compare the shades at Hodinkee.

I personally think the lighter shade would be very difficult to wear, but I also dislike loud shoes.
post #3522 of 10973

The pictures are just a sample Pepe sent to illustrate museum calf; I think most likely we will opt for the darker one as its more versatile.

 

With regards to different lasts, I will try to ask Pepe on this. I acknowledge that there are people with wide feet that would like to be part of the group order and as such, I will try to ask Pepe. Though I personally think having a standard last for this order will make Pepe's life much easier.

 

Just to update you guys, there is only 8 more spots left for this group buy so drop me a PM if your interested smile.gif

post #3523 of 10973
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Just to update you guys, there is only 8 more spots left for this group buy so drop me a PM if your interested smile.gif

oh noes!!! hurry guys!
post #3524 of 10973
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Chester Mox uses both shades of that Ilcea leather, and you can compare the shades at Hodinkee.
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Thanks for the great find. The darker brown would be ideal! smile.gif
post #3525 of 10973
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Brown Museum! icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gificon_gu_b_slayer[1].gificon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

 

 

Is this the Phillip II style that the MTO is going?

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