I sent an email to Saint Crispin's earlier today and just got this very prompt and informative reply from them: "Thank you for your kind request and compliments. I'm afraid we have not found yet appropriate retailers in the US. But thing may change and we certainly will keep you informed. For the time being we supplied to some individual customers in the US. Please find further down informations which cannot not be found on our website. The BESPOKE Line In order to build the clients individual last we have to see him personally for taking his measurements. Then a trial shoe is made from scrap materials which has to be fitted again to the customer's foot.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com
ffice" /> Only after this procedure the final shoe is made up. The major difference to the PRET line is that we guarantee for the perfect fit of the BESPOKE shoe, whereas for the PRET line the customer takes responsibility for the right size of his order. To go through the procedure of measuring, last making and fit trial we would at least need 5 working days and your presence in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com
ffice:smarttags" />Vienna. All styles shown in the PRET section of our website may also be executed for BESPOKE shoes as well. The price for BESPOKE shoes, including trees and shipping by Airmail would be â‚¬ 1428. The PRET line shoes would cost â‚¬ 650 - 690 (depending on the style). TREES at a price of â‚¬ 113 are not obligatory but highly recommended. PRET shoes come in English sizes from 5 - 12 Â½ and 4 different fittings (widths) E Â½, F Â½, G Â½, H Â½. Note: Neither English sizes nor our continental fittings are directly comparable to American sizes and fittings. Please find enclosed an approximate conversion table. Our standard materials are: French aniline Calf VND 999, black VND 038, oxblood VND 078, dark brown VND 076, hazelnut VND 074, light tan VND 072, cognac Various colours of: Buffalo print (BUF), Suede (BCK), Peccary (PEC) On request and description we would send sample clippings of other materials in stock. Note: Payment by VISA or Bank transver, due after invoicing approx. 4 week before shipping. Kind regards Michael Rollig"