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Shoe Damage Report & Porn Central - Part I

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by von Rothbart, May 12, 2006.

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  1. aportnoy

    aportnoy Well-Known Member

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    Pretty sure they were charged at a Top Drawer price but someone "forgot" to make them to Top Drawer standard... [​IMG]

    Somewhere a fairy has lost a wing...[​IMG]
     
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  3. RJman

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    Somewhere a fairy has lost a wing...[​IMG]

    Oh Tink, I'm sorry I hurt you!
     
  4. fritzl

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    ...than the Shoe Fairy but no one can rival his collection in terms of quantity and quality

    But why should somebody, who is interested in bespoke shoes, rival with a RTW collector. [​IMG]

    The few MTO and IIRC three bespoke shoes do not count towards a quality advantage.
     
  5. well-kept

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    The country calf and heather gorse actually have a slightly different texture from each other, the former not quite as three-dimensional, its high points a bit less densely spaced.
     
  6. GusW

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    These arrived this morning and just in time for Christmas. My wife ordered these for me with my monogram (DCW) from Shipton & Heneage.
     
  7. Eustace Tilley

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    GusW Well-Known Member

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    Thanks ET. As much as I like Ralph Lauren, I would rather have my own initials on my velvet shoes.[​IMG]
     
  9. Eustace Tilley

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    Thanks ET. As much as I like Ralph Lauren, I would rather have my own initials on my velvet shoes.[​IMG]

    Are those black or navy? I assuming you'll be wearing these to black-tie events?
     
  10. GusW

    GusW Well-Known Member

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    They are black.

    We don't have much in the way of black tie events any more. I will enjoy these around the house for Christmas-Boxing Day, and for parties with more casual attire rather than a tux. I think they look great with my jeans and a cashmere sweater.
     
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    The country calf and heather gorse actually have a slightly different texture from each other, the former not quite as three-dimensional, its high points a bit less densely spaced.

    Did you use a microscope?

    Btw, great information.
     
  12. jjl5000

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    These arrived this morning and just in time for Christmas. My wife ordered these for me with my monogram (DCW) from Shipton & Heneage.

    Slipper porn!

    Here are mine:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Slipper porn!

    Here are mine:

    [​IMG]


    Dude, those are simply spectacular. Sizing good? Shipton and Heneage? British?
     
  14. jjl5000

    jjl5000 Well-Known Member

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    Tricker's.

    You can order directly from the Jermyn St. store. When I tried them on, I was advised they run a little small and I should go up a half size on my normal UK size. I did and they are a great fit.
     
  15. von Rothbart

    von Rothbart Well-Known Member

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    Wondering off a beaten path near the base of Conduit Street, I came upon this cobblestone side alley:

    [​IMG]

    And found a shoemaker, Petrocchi, alas it's closed:

    [​IMG]

    Here's an example of his work:

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Eustace Tilley

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    That Jodhpur in the background looks interesting.
     
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    ^ those look familiar, brother. [​IMG]
     
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    those santoni's are nice but they would look better with a wing tio than a toe cap IMO!
     
  20. Eustace Tilley

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    Nice FAMs - whats the color on those?
     
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