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Is there any brick and mortar store selling venetian shoe cream in LA or SF?
Cause I will be visiting the States shortly and would like to grab some of it back home.

Leathersoul Beverly Hills had some last time I was there. Great guys too

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i don't know about LA or SF but B. Nelson carries it. Have them ship it to your hotel or wherever your staying. i travel a lot and do this with many vendors. if you do it a week before your hotel stay and just let the hotel know they're usually pretty good about it.

 

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Leathersoul Beverly Hills had some last time I was there. Great guys too

 

Thank you!

I will contact LS first, see if they still have them in stock.

If they don't, I will have them ship to the hotel, hopefully the hotel will entertain me facepalm.gif

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could also get some shipped in from oakstreet. 

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Thank you!
I will contact LS first, see if they still have them in stock.
If they don't, I will have them ship to the hotel, hopefully the hotel will entertain me facepalm.gif

They will. I don't see how this would be a problem; however, I would be surprised if LSBH is out of them.
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Thanks to stevent I'm up to 26 pairs of Alden shell.

Modified last captoe boot.
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Originally Posted by Michigan Planner View Post

Decided to take a shell family photo this afternoon.

 

Very nice collection. Can you elaborate what wingtip this is on the bottom to the right of the moc, with natural edge finish (looks unworn). 

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^^ looks like the recent leffot atom blucher in cigar, tremont last.
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Originally Posted by Hermitedge View Post

^^ looks like the recent leffot atom blucher in cigar, tremont last.

pretty cool how the brogueing on the tongue is punched all the way through.

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Very nice collection. Can you elaborate what wingtip this is on the bottom to the right of the moc, with natural edge finish (looks unworn). 

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^^ looks like the recent leffot atom blucher in cigar, tremont last.

Hermitedge nailed it. It is the Atom. Incidentally, the LWB to the right of the Atom is a Cigar (from Alden of Carmel). That was the first Alden in my collection a few years ago and is still probably the pair I wear most often. It started out about the same color as the Atom and you can see it has faded quite a bit and developed a nice patina to it.
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Hermitedge nailed it. It is the Atom. Incidentally, the LWB to the right of the Atom is a Cigar (from Alden of Carmel). That was the first Alden in my collection a few years ago and is still probably the pair I wear most often. It started out about the same color as the Atom and you can see it has faded quite a bit and developed a nice patina to it.

 

Thats what I was guessing, not too many light edge finishes like that around. Nice pick up, enjoy!

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Pretty cool video I stumbled across tonight:

 

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Is anyone else waiting on an NRO order from their last sale one month ago?  I was told on Feb 14 that my shell tassel mocs were in production and would be completed by March 16.  I received an e-mail yesterday that said my shoes have shipped.  I have to say that this transaction has been pretty solid.  I suppose I should wait until I actually have them in hand before I praise NRO for their improved customer service.uhoh.gif

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Color #8 Cordovan Jumper Boot: $675, ETA: April 2013
Dark Brown Suede Tanker Boot: $525, ETA: Jan. 2013
Vintage Jumper Boot: $515, ETA: Just Arrived
CXL Ultimate Indy: $525, ETA: Feb. 2013
Plaza Color #8 Chukka: $655, ETA: Just Arrived
Plaza Black Cordovan Chukka: $655, ETA: Just Arrived
Plaza Color #8 Cordovan Slip-on Chukka: $655, ETA: Feb. 2013
Black Calf V-Tip: $495, ETA: Just Arrived
Color #8 Cordovan V-Tip: $645, ETA: Just Arrived
Black Cordovan V-Tip: $645, ETA: Just Arrived
Burgundy Calf Gore Slip-on: $475, ETA:  2013
Black Rodanil Calf Gore Slip-on: $475, ETA:  2013
Color #8 Cordovan Double Gore Sip-on: $655, ETA: In Stock(limited sizes)
Black Cordovan Double Gore Slip-on: $655, ETA: In Stock(limited sizes)
Burgundy Calf Attorney Shoe: $475, ETA: In Stock(limited sizes)
Color #8 Cordovan Plaza Plain Toe Oxford: $625, ETA: Jan. 2013
Black Cordovan Plaza Plain Toe Oxford: $625, ETA: Jan. 2013
Loden Green Plaza Penny Loafer: $475, ETA: Jan. 2013
Navy Suede Plaza Monk Strap: $495, ETA: Jan. 2013/March 2013
Snuff Suede Plaza Monk Strap: $495, ETA: March 2013
AC Alpine Wingtip Boot: $535, ETA: March 2013
Brown CXL LHS: $495, ETA: March 2013
Color #8 Cordovan SF Boot: $695, ETA: March 2013
Black Cordovan SF Boot: $695, ETA: March 2013
Tobacco Chamois Ultimate Indy Boot: $525, ETA: March 2013
Color #8 Cordovan 4 Eyelet Blucher: $625, ETA: March 2013
Black Cordovan 4 Eyelet Blucher: $625, ETA: March 2013
Brown Alpine Grain V-Tip: $495, ETA: March 2013
Black Alpine Grain V-Tip: $495, ETA: March 2013
Snuff Suede Safari Boot: $575, ETA: April 2013
Tan Suede PT Boot: $545, ETA: June 2013
CXL Tanker Boot: $575, ETA: June 2013
Burgundy Calf Flex Chukka Boot: $525, ETA: June 2013
Black Calf Flex Chukka Boot: $525, ETA: June 2013
Cognac Calf Flex Chukka Boot: $525, ETA: June 2013
Snuff Suede/Alpine Brown Saddle Oxford: $525, ETA: June 2013
Blue Suede/Tan Vegano Saddle Oxford: $525, ETA: June 2013
The following currently have no ETA and limited size availability:
Color #8 Cordovan Plaza Indy Boot: $695
Plaza Captoe Boot: $675
Tan Suede Longwing: $495

Received a lot of pm s regarding LS preorder list thought I would just post it.

 

pardon the ignorance.  but is this a list of model available to preorder, or list of estimated arrival of preorders?  thanks.

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Dear Bakes,

 

Thanks for the seasoned advice to ward off premature, well, you know...Happens to a lot of guys, I'm told!!

 

I think you're right. It may be wise to wait. Given the infectious enthusiasm on this thread, I've ended up with 9 awesome acquisitions in the last two months. None of them have been regrettable thus far, but I've had far from enough time to truly enjoy each one and figure out the extent to which each pair goes with the different things in my closet. My burgeoning interests, understanding of shell, the different lasts and of the versatility of the various aldens leads me in this clearer moment to think that it's fine to sit tight for a bit. As much as I can imagine the ease with which one can rock natural cxl lwbs (see, eg, El Argentino), it occurs to me that it might feel better to diversify the collection gradually, expanding away from LWBs and boots and instead looking toward the unlined chukkas or maybe a suede loafer or shell bal. Of course, if the opportunity arises to get in on a color 8 Plaza lasted Indy, I won't even ask for your advice, I'm all in!

 

Hope you guys enjoyed the weekend. -d

 

plaza last #8 indy 

 

http://www.fransboonestore.com/alden-x-fransboone-8-cordovan-boot?filter_tag=alden

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Leathersoul Beverly Hills had some last time I was there. Great guys too

crazy--i will have to go pick some up. the shipping is why i've never bought venetian online.

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