Antonio Meccariello Shoes

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by goodlensboy, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. MSchapiro

    MSchapiro Senior member

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    Sadly that is about on par with what I paid for shipping from Italy to NYC (about 10 euros more or so I think, but it was two years ago). If you go on to DHL's website you'll see that is pretty much the exact price for shipping a box.

    One pays more shipping from Europe to the US than the other way around. Something I figured out in the UK when Royal Mail wanted almost triple what USPS wanted to ship a box back to the USA. I ended up ordering my second and third pair when in London to cut down on the shipping costs.

    The Euro is pretty cheap now relative to the dollar on a side note, so you're saving some money there.
     


  2. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Senior member

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    really cool shoe. Don't love the colors.
     


  3. europrep

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    Same thought. I am considering this model, but different colors. Trying to nail down the last.
     


  4. Odd I/O

    Odd I/O Senior member

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    Which is a perfect segue to my question. What's everybody's favourite non-Aurum last? I've been going through his tumbler and for his regular line there are times when he doesn't identify the last.
     


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    I can say that I really like the Habu last I used for my wholecut. The Mayfair last look pretty sweet too
     


  6. bienluienapris

    bienluienapris Senior member

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    It could be a great idea to do a list with all the meccariello last with a pictures and a short description. Because it's not always very clear and i think it can simplify things for everybody.

    Maybe T4phage could do that ?
     


  7. j ingevaldsson

    j ingevaldsson Senior member

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    Looks like 19040: [​IMG] He has quite a lot of lasts for his standard range, many who was developed when he worked for Kiton. Check the first page of the thread, many of the pics there are having the last nr. in the picture, like this one above.
     


  8. sacafotos

    sacafotos Senior member

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    We are most likely going to Italy in the spring and I've convinced the girlfriend to make the pilgrimage with me to visit Antonio!

    Anyone know which leather this museum brown pair is made from?

    http://instagram.com/p/wlgTIZRA_b/

    I'm also interested in this one:
    http://instagram.com/p/ww-nXuRA0M/

    Cheers, gents. Happy holidays to you and yours.
     


  9. cgo

    cgo Senior member

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    I believe they are not museum leather but rather hand colored leather. The first image is a test shoe (and therefore it can't be museum leather)
     


  10. Odd I/O

    Odd I/O Senior member

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    Why would you need Museum calf when you can have Antonio antique the shoes for you?
     


  11. sacafotos

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    Ah, thanks for the correction!

    Really excited to visit his shop. I will contact him.

    Cheers,
     


  12. MSchapiro

    MSchapiro Senior member

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    To answer the question that is his "chiseled" Aurum last, which is the actual name of the last.

    I have a pair in that last and I like it very much. It takers a narrow welt or thick welt very well, so I'd suggest you specify which one you want when you go for it.
     


  13. j ingevaldsson

    j ingevaldsson Senior member

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    Missed these before, absolutely stunning both of them, congrats!

    Do you talk about Europreps question? Cause I don't think that it looks like the Aurum chiseled last, the last in Europreps pic is more elongated, the Aurum chiseled is shorter with a more curved outer ball area and steeper instep. Also the pic seems to be from before the "Aurum era".
     
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  14. MSchapiro

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    Yes that is what I referring to.

    In the picture Antonio labels them model Quintus and on his tumblr he has Quintus as "Chiselled".
     


  15. j ingevaldsson

    j ingevaldsson Senior member

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    Ok, but the shoe below is from 2012 or before (posted on the first page of this thread), so before he had developed his Aurum lasts, so can't be that, and definitely don't look like Aurum chiseled to me. The model he calls Quintus for his Aurum collection looks like this which is a different model, and the model Quintus can be made up on any last.
    Still thinks it looks like the 19040 last, but easiest way is of course for Europrep to ask Antonio directly.

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