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Riccardo Bestetti Bespoke projects.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Roy, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Roy

    Roy Well-Known Member

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    Since a few months I have been thinking about ordering a stingray wholecut. Last saturday Riccardo was in Amsterdam with a few pieces of stingray. So we talked a bit about what I wanted and what he recommended.

    We decided on a wholecut, made in goodyear with wooden pegging. The piping, laces, lining, waist of the sole and even the shoe trees will all be made in same colour purple. A very, very dark purple bordering on black. The diamond/pearl of the stingray will be on the tongue of the shoe.

    I have asked Riccardo to update regularly with photo's so I could share them with you fellas. So here is the first bunch of pictures.

    1) pieces are cut..

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    pearl on the tongue..

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    lacing closure..

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    heel closure...

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  2. Roy

    Roy Well-Known Member

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    Oops, I put in the wrong board. Could a moderator move this please? [​IMG]
     
  3. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Well-Known Member

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    Why? These look awesome!
     
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    Awesome. Makes me want stingrays, and this coming for someone who generally hates exotics.
     
  7. Patek

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    Keep it here, I wanna see!
     
  8. luk-cha

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    are these black or dark brown?
     
  9. Roy

    Roy Well-Known Member

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    are these black or dark brown?
    They are black, but the colour changes a bit with lighting.
     
  10. fritzl

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    looking forward to them.

    always the gas station report in mind [​IMG]
     
  11. Roy

    Roy Well-Known Member

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    looking forward to them. always the gas station report in mind [​IMG]
    That 's where I selected the piece of stingray [​IMG] And my brothers first fitting.
     
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    Keep it here, I wanna see!

    +1 This is awesome! [​IMG]
     
  14. luk-cha

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    They are black, but the colour changes a bit with lighting.

    thort so!
     
  15. globetrotter

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    so what will the price on these be?
     
  16. Roy

    Roy Well-Known Member

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    so what will the price on these be?

    More than I ever thought I would spend on shoes.
     
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    More than I ever thought I would spend on shoes.

    Come on...

    Don't be shy...

    Just South of 3000 euro?
     
  19. Mrshinyredplanet

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    That's some beautiful exotic leather.
     
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    Sie don' t haben den guten Geschmack, der schrecklich ist, einfach schrecklich
     

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