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A visit with Justin FitzPatrick

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by unbelragazzo, Jul 19, 2013.

  1. wurger

    wurger Well-Known Member

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    Nope, they are made in Spain
     
  2. e8487

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    Yes, actually Justin himself mentioned his Spanish Artisan located in Almansa (Albacete, Spain), hometown of some of the best and finest Spanish shoemakers (Berwick, Cordwainer, Pertini, Maganni, John Spencer, Sendra and others). I did stop there weeks ago getting jewels at bargain prices in some of the open outlets
     
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    top notch blog!
     
  4. Louis XIV

    Louis XIV Well-Known Member

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    How comes I only noticed this thread now?
    Thank you a lot for sharing unbelragazzo!

    Justin is a great guy that has answered immediately, friendly and very helpful to several of my emails.
    While he neither offers shoes in my size nor to my taste, I wish him greatest of luck with his young family and business.
    I learned about his shoe care products to be rebranded Saphir products.
    So if in the future I run out of renovateur I will definitely give Justin some, if very small so, business.
     
  5. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Well-Known Member

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    They're not Saphir, they're LCA
     
  6. Louis XIV

    Louis XIV Well-Known Member

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    Oh, has he changed the supplier?
    When I asked him about the mink oil renovator several month ago he told me it was renovateur.
     
  7. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Well-Known Member

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    LCA is owned by the same parent company as Saphir and they're very similar. But pretty much all private label stuff is LCA
     
  8. Louis XIV

    Louis XIV Well-Known Member

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    I see, my bad, thanks for clarifying.
     

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