Alligator / Crocodile Shoes

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  1. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Senior member

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    That leather looks really bad, IMO.

    I think alligator/ crocodile skins are best when the scales are clean. A lot of the stuff on the market looks crinkly -- either because they're cut from caiman, or they're cut from the side of a lower-grade hide (not even the belly), or because of how a tannery processed the skin.

    The crinkly stuff just looks cheap and ugly to me. If the skin isn't any good, I think you'd be better off with calfskin.

    Example of what I mean by clean scales.

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  2. TtownMD

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    That carmina crock is caiman, it's on outlet sale for 672$ for a reason. It's definitely not a high end grade alligator but at that price you want to rock caiman then go for it. Nothing wrong with that, full price caiman will cost you around 1000$ usd estimately.
     


  3. mr monty

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    mr monty Senior member

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    Notch Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Similar to a cordovan group order we hosted a few weeks back, we are thinking of developing an alligator or crocodile belt. Are there any interested parties on this forum?
     


  7. TtownMD

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    Sure can you tell us gmto price and what color alligator belt are you guys thinking.
     


  8. mr monty

    mr monty Senior member

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    Jeeves,

    Can you get these with brown croc on black calf or black suede shoes? Same Vass shoes.

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