My j.crew #8 captoe boots are scheduled to come tomorrow, and i'm seeking advise on how to "set the crease" in a vamp area. I really, really dislike excessive rippling and remember reading somewhere about using a pencil to help "guide" the formation of the initial creases so they are somewhat symmetrical. Here's a description of the method i nabbed from another forum:
So, has anyone used this with success? Any tips or other suggestions? TIA
Edit: Here's a link with more details from Tom at LS: http://www.askandyaboutclothes.com/forum/showthread.php?95476-Alden-Chukka-ideal-crease-Japanese-Pen-Method
You might luck out and get them already creased. Mine arrived from J Crew that way...