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Skoaktiebolaget – Carmina, John Lobb, Enzo Bonafè, Carlos Santos, Saint Crispin’s, Rubinacci – Offi

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Leaves, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. budapest12

    budapest12 Well-Known Member

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    I don't even see how it can be in doubt. Yes, you can do it if you do it right. Do people wear wingtip bluchers with wool trousers? Of course. Boot version no different. Alderly is classier than many other wingtip boots. Shouldn't be any issue at all.
     
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  2. emidyl

    emidyl Well-Known Member

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    perhaps your fiscal yr ends next week...[​IMG]
     
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  3. ehult

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    The suede Shannon already made me do that after overloading on Bonafe, the Burnham MTO, and the EG Laughton MTO. And when some cordovan finally comes in . . .
     
  4. emidyl

    emidyl Well-Known Member

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    you can soooo wear with wool trousers. Why wouldn't you.
     
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  5. tifosi

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    I'm curious, Rog. Why no donegal?
     
  6. rydenfan

    rydenfan Well-Known Member

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    I read it as opposite...not to casual for donegal but yes for worsted
     
  7. ES4CG

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    Donegal, flannel and whipcords or cavalry twills are all good.
     
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  8. tifosi

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    Now I get it. You're right. Thanks.
     
  9. RogerP

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    ^^^ Yes, heavier and textured fabrics would be fine.
     
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  10. ES4CG

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    Roger P is exactly right heavy wool fabrics with preferably some texture. City suits would be a "no" unless you have six inches of snow and then it would be forgiven.
     
  11. mw313

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    If there are enough just in the E width than can anyone else of different widths, like my narrow, get in for the same price?

    I'm interested but think that speed hooks at the top would be nice too!
     
  12. nickrut

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    Ishams and Thorpes are too close to have both right? Haha. Feeling left out.


    Leaves - any word on the gmto button boots?
     
  13. Ironist

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    Yes, once we get one more in E Width the Thorpe I can hand this off to @Leaves and he'll probably ask you guys to email sales@skoaktiebolaget.se with your size and width.

    When we get the 6 confirmed Patrick will open up a pre-order GMTO link on the website for the Thorpe for 50% deposit (you pay shipping at purchase but it is deducted when you make the final payment). You can then specify your non E-width in the comment box and if you want shoe trees for 1440 SEK ex VAT extra.

    You can tell I've done this a lot :D.
     
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    out of curiosity, what was the cost of a single kudu mto from the previous run?
     
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  15. JubeiSpiegel

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    Don't know, but I plan to find out what a single kudu MTO costs now... :hide:
     
  16. Ironist

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    10000 for Thorpe but sek was stronger then so around 75 less back then?
     
  17. greasymonkey

    greasymonkey Well-Known Member

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    undecided at the moment so will keep an eye out; thanks for the update.
     
  18. laufer

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    I know :) I placed my order too.
    I am trying to convince some of these infidels to join us.
     
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    They don't carry them in but can order them. They have done that for me in even larger sizes for EB and EG. As long as the shoemaker has a last, Skoak can order them as an MTO and possibly even in other ways depending on the style and brand.
     
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    Thanks and I know that it has been done many times, but I've never been a part of them due to my big size and narrow width. It has taken so long to really work out the specific sizes I need in each brand, but have been a "fun" experience. I think I am close for the width/size combo, but I can talk with the Skoak guys at that point, if this all works out.

    So this is your plan, right:

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

    I like the idea of the storm welt to add some bulk to the MH71, which seems like it will go well with the Tan Kudu!

    What is the double Dainite vs the regular? Do you have any picture examples. Is the double really bulky?

    Have you decided on all eyelets or with speed hooks? I think some speed hooks at the top could really make things easier, and since it is a more casual version of the Thorpe, they probably would look nicer as well.

    What about the lining? Any thoughts on colors yet? I figured that since it is such a special leather, we might want some type of different lining. It doesn't need to be anything crazy, but would be nice to try something out. I'm open to anything on that part.
     

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