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Gaziano & Girling Appreciation & Shoe Appreciation Thread (including reviews, purchases, pictures, e

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. wurger

    wurger Well-Known Member

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    I much prefer the wingtip on the TG73, as it softens the square toe.
     
  2. sacafotos

    sacafotos Well-Known Member

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    Sort of agree, but TG73 otherwise seems a little too pointy for me. I do like it for the Connaught.

    What is the G&G Wingtip single monk called?
    Can't find it, but did come across this, which I believe is bespoke:

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    @Leaves

    If you could ever pull a GMTO together for something like that...one can only dream :)
     
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  3. mw313

    mw313 Well-Known Member

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    I love this pair! I'd consider going in for one like this!
     
  4. Ironist

    Ironist Well-Known Member

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    X-post: A little premature because we don't know the colors of the Kudu but assuming the same Tan Kudu is still available but...

    Kudu Thorpe GMTO

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    We need 6 in the same width.

    Tan Kudu
    Thorpe
    MH71
    Storm welt
    Double Dainite
    All eyelets or Speed hooks - Open
    Lining - Open

    Interested Parties - Widths

    @ironist - F
    @sacafotos - ?
    @Pbayvip - ?
    @greasymonkey - ?
    @Namor - E
    @darkoak - E speed
    @ehult - E
    @grc1 - E green
     
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  5. darkoak

    darkoak Well-Known Member

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    I'm in. E width. Speed hooks, pls.
     
  6. sacafotos

    sacafotos Well-Known Member

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    @Ironist

    F width!

    There was a tan alongside the brown; the tan seemed too light for my tastes, but I'll wait for Patrick to confirm.
     
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  7. grc1

    grc1 Well-Known Member

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    I'm in. E width here. Open on eyelets or speed hooks. Propose green lining, but happy to go with the flow.
     
  8. Ironist

    Ironist Well-Known Member

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    I know it's confusing but the tan was the one pictured. The acorn was lighter. That's why everyone was surprised when this turned out a nice mid brown
     
  9. jamiemcp

    jamiemcp Well-Known Member

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    What colour Saphir cream and polish are people using for vintage oak? I’ve got some dark drown but it actually seems a bit dark.
     
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    PCK1 Well-Known Member

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    nmoore82 Well-Known Member

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    Medium brown.
    Exact same reason - I thought the dark brown looked too dark.
     
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  12. nmoore82

    nmoore82 Well-Known Member

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    Hope you don't mind me asking - apart that luscious appearance, are there noticeable differences with Kudu - e.g. more / less tough of a leather?
     
  13. Leaves

    Leaves Well-Known Member

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    The Acorn Kudu was the light one, I did not fancy this color. The Tan Kudu is the color used on the pictured Isham. The name is a little misleading as most people picture tan to be lighter.
     
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  14. mw313

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    I'd consider but I would be an extra width since I'm narrow. If you guys get it set on one width would everyone else of other widths still get the same price?
     
  15. mw313

    mw313 Well-Known Member

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    Oh and here are some pictures of my most recent pair of shoes:

    St. James II (older version) in Polo Suede on the TG73 last (Thanks to Nick of Bespoke England!)

    Sorry that they were all taken on my phone so the quality isn't that great. They are just being broken in in my house, so that is why you just see a random long pair of socks without the pant legs showing. I didn't want to waste a pair of dress pants when the shoes are all I care about for the picture.

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  16. jamestct

    jamestct Well-Known Member

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    Classic #StyFoDude right there ^^
     
  17. mw313

    mw313 Well-Known Member

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    thanks... I think! haha
     
  18. gyasih

    gyasih Well-Known Member

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    Those are a great hoof-beaters :slayer:
     
  19. mw313

    mw313 Well-Known Member

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    thanks! I thought that they were a bit different from the normal St. James with the suede.
     
  20. Ironist

    Ironist Well-Known Member

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    FYI, first GMTO since the price increase has 6 and is a go. See Skoaktiebolaget thread.

     
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