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Carmina GMTO

Discussion in 'Preorders, Group Made-to-order, trunk shows, and o' started by LTDL, May 12, 2015.

  1. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    Any reason you guys are looking at the 5-eyelet chukka instead of the 3? I love the color of the polo suede but the 3-eyelet chukka definitely looks better to me than the 5. I'm not necessarily opposed as it would be something different, but out of my current chukkas my Vass and AE have 3, and my Heschung has 2, so 5 looks a bit odd to me.
     


  2. Genludd

    Genludd Active Member

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    I am fine with 3-eyelet. It may be even better.
     


  3. monkeydoodle

    monkeydoodle Senior member

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    i'm fine with the 3 eyelet as well. Just didnt want to stray too far from the original GMTO idea out of respect.
     


  4. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    Good point. I think I'm leaning toward 3-eyelet polo suede on Dainite. That's pretty far from the original post, although it is more or less the same as the first pic he posted.
     


  5. LTDL

    LTDL Active Member

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    I actually prefer a 5 eyelets chukka since it is rather not common and that is for me the use of MTO. I already have a 3 pairs of Crockett and jones chukkas and they have 3 eyelets. For the color, I actually had something close to polo suede in mind rather than snuff, as the first picture can demonstrate. Regarding the sole, I am way more fan of a leather sole, I might consider tomir but really in last instance.

    Regarding the double monk strap inca last:
    - Cchen
    - Shahamir
    - Oneeightyseven
    - LTDL
    are already committed, we miss 2.

    Come on guys, an unusual and elegant pair of monk strap!
     
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  6. Genludd

    Genludd Active Member

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    I am good with either 3-eyelet or 5-eyelet. Polo suede is a must for me and tomir sole is highly preferably.
     


  7. Genludd

    Genludd Active Member

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    New GMTO from Carmina Website

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    Polo Suede with Tomir sole in Soller Last
    Worth considering that GMTO if we don't have enough interest from this thread.
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2015


  8. LTDL

    LTDL Active Member

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    I prefer the Rain last.
     


  9. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    Just wanted to mention I went with a Vass 3 eyelet chukka in "red brown" suede on Dainite, so count me out.
     


  10. LTDL

    LTDL Active Member

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  11. TheBlackBruceWayne

    TheBlackBruceWayne Senior member

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    Any interest in doing a GMTO for a captoe balmoral boot on the Simpson last in like a medium Brown calf? I'm down for dainite or double leather soles
     


  12. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    Anyone down for a dark brown suede penny loafer?
     


  13. blueandwhite

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    Depends on the price, might be down for that.
     


  14. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    Skoak can do it for ~$325 or so
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2015


  15. manasdirge

    manasdirge Senior member

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    interested, do you have pictures of the suede?
     


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