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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. dddrees

    dddrees Well-Known Member

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    The Glencoe might be another viable alternative.
     
  2. nickrut

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    Why not something diff than a split toe? That's what we did w all the other kudu.
     
  3. dddrees

    dddrees Well-Known Member

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    That's why I mentioned the Glencoe.
     
  4. venividivicibj

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    So theres none left of the old kudu color?
     
  5. dddrees

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    If there is and that's doubtful, you would have to contact @Leaves to find out.
     
  6. Ironist

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    FYI gmto is a go

     
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    @Ironist

    What last is the St James on? TG73?
     
  8. dddrees

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    MH71

    @Leaves just posted a link to the GMTO in the Skoak affiliate thread.
     
  9. Leaves

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    Very nice collection @Ironist. Big thanks for organising the Pearl GMTO.
     
  10. dddrees

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    Question:

    Is the finish on these shoes somewhat like or is it actually the same as John Lobbs or Vass's museum leather or is it something that looks similar but something different entirely.
     
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    Dddress now I am in same boat as you lol with the st James last this one is going to be new to me meaning I don't own that last currently. So if you find out some info please share.
     
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  13. dddrees

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    Basically from what I've gathered from the last couple of pages this Last has more room in the toe box when compared to the TG73. Since the TG73 tends to be a bit snug for me this is good news. Other than that I wont know for sure until the my current order for the St James II arrives in a few months. I do have a Thorpe on the same Last due to arrive in about a month, but tend to be a bit more roomy on the same Last based on experiences I have had so far.

    Not so sure I want to order the same shoe in different colors, or if I really want to order this one before receiving the first. I would of course feel better about it if I already had the first one to know how it actually works out. At least I have until the end of the month to decide.
     
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    I am ordering it I am assuming you take the same size on both last. I enjoy the snug fit on tg73 and this one little room is fine as long as I don't have to go down a half in size etc
     
  15. dddrees

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    Understand, and this is how I ordered the Thorpe and St James II I have on order now. However I have neither at this point, and I have no idea how the St James looks or fits me yet.
     
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    Oh wow ok got yea you are much more dare devil than me lol I have st James 2 but tg73 last but I guess I will take same size this st James :)
     
  17. gyasih

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    This needs to be my last post in here for some time, Fairmont Vintage Roja from SFer.

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  18. TtownMD

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    Very nice bud enjoymthem in good health lol shoe business is addicting ha lol I feel you on that one :)
     
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    Also,do you know if the G&G shoe tree are lasted vs soak shoes tree I know they are made in England but are they lasted or are they one trick pony fits all but not lasted etc
     
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    I find that hatch grain "reinvents" the shoe, inviting permutations. But then, I am also a sucker for the Gable and Sinatra.

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