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The Official Artisanal "streetwear" footwear (boots, shoes, sandals) thread (Guidi, CCP, Augusta, M.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by eckblk, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. DividedWay

    DividedWay Well-Known Member

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    I find guidi zip boots to run a full size big (.5 cm). Usually you can size down by 1 (from your normal guidi sizing)
     
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  2. kloss

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    With normal shoes, 1cm is fine. But people have said that Guidi should "fit like a glove."
    I guess this means that the boots are too big for me? I'm hoping that somebody who has backzips will let me know how much extra space they have in the boot and how comfortable it is to wear it. Will heel slippage be reduced after the break in period?
     
  3. DividedWay

    DividedWay Well-Known Member

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    No. Heel slippage will increase after only a few wears. Insole or returns are your best options.
     
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  4. Feji

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    Size down 1-2 full sizes for Guidi's. I'm a 40/41 an have a pair of 42 reversed calf backzips, which I may need to add an insole once the leather stretches out from normal wear.

    If you have room in the toe and across the vamp, definitely size down some. Guidi's generally stretch out after breaking them, so that will not help with heel slippage. If you were able to try on a pair, why didn't you try on a smaller size to compare? Even if the smaller size wasn't the same colorway you wanted, at least you'd be able to compare.
     
  5. chinesealpha

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    If the shoe fits well except for the loose heel, you could stick a strip of self-adhesive moleskin around the inside of the heel. Be warned - removing it will leave tacky glue, which has to be rubbed off with a solvent. Alcohol works.
     
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  6. sinnedk

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    FTFY
     
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  7. Feji

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    DAMN YOU GOT ME
     
  8. kloss

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    Thanks guys. I guess I should look for a pair with less than 0.5cm of extra length? Or is even that too much?

    I found this blog about the Guidi factory.
    http://bagnidilucca.wordpress.com/2011/10/20/searching-for-guidi/
    I wonder how much the shoes cost at the manufacturing factory/office? Will the markup be significantly less? If you buy several pairs at once, will the savings outweigh the cost of an airplane ticket? [​IMG]
     
  9. uzairh

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    /\ When you get them, they should fit to the point they feel tight. The whole idea is for them to stretch and mold to your feet, and stretch they do!

    I got a 988S in my size+1, and now I need an insole...
     
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  11. MickeyPunch

    MickeyPunch Well-Known Member

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    I had to return some 10 sei 0 otto black boots from AW12 because they were too big, so I got these instead from Vertice:

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    I love them, and they're 70% off now! $158/€119/£102 (+ VAT)!

    They have sizes 42 and 43 left, but please size down because they run a full size big (my feet are 26 cms which is a true 41, but 40 fits perfectly).

    Someone said in this thread that they use Guidi leather, I don't know but it feels really nice. I don't really like burgundy boots so I put some mink oil and they darkened a lot, and turned into a dark brown that I love. I think they can be great beaters for some of you guys.

    They also have a number of items at 70% off, and they have some items from Guidi AW13.
     
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  12. gmmc

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    Has anyone ever considered custom ordering 997s?
     
  13. sinnedk

    sinnedk Well-Known Member

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    so is there any reason i cant use saphir on my ccp and brush a bit? thought i should moisturize the leather a bit
     
  14. DividedWay

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    Bison and buffalo do badly with most leather products (or so I recall)
     
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    mine are horse cordovan
     
  16. DividedWay

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    Shell or horse? Shell you don't ever use cream or wax on. Horse is fine.
     
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  17. sinnedk

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    i've used saphir renovator on cordovan and no problem.

    my ccp are SBUC-PTC/010 - O. D. LINED DIAGONAL ZIP - horse cordovan leather
     
  18. RFX45

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    10SEI0OTTO
    Good for around $350?
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    I'd like to know as well. 10 sei 0 otto makes some good looking stuff at affordable prices. I've heard that leathers 10 sei 0 otto use in leather jackets are decent at least.

    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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