• We would like to welcome LuxGentleman as an official Affiliate Vendor. LuxGentleman offers Neapolitan sartorial brands such as Isaia, Kiton, Borrelli, Sartoria Partenopea, D'Avenza, and Attolini, and Italian luxury brands like Loro Piana, Zegna, Canali, Cucinelli and Brioni at great prices. Please visit their thread and give them a warm welcome.

  • STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

stook1

Distinguished Member
Joined
Jul 2, 2015
Messages
1,134
Reaction score
3,098
Hi
Many thanks for the pics! Can I just ask, is that a single leather sole with dainite?
No, these are on double leather york with storm welt. I was a wanting a chunkier look for this pair.
 

zag73

Senior Member
Joined
Jan 10, 2015
Messages
425
Reaction score
202
No, these are on double leather york with storm welt. I was a wanting a chunkier look for this pair.
They look very nice. Chunky but not too chunky. Just ordered a jumper boot in the Rain last and requested double leather with dainite. Looks like they shouldn’t be too chunky.
 

nubirth

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 25, 2014
Messages
88
Reaction score
20
I'm totally new to looking at Carmina shoes. I wear a size 9D in Allen Edmonds. The McNeils fit perfectly ( 97 Last), and another comparison shoe I have is the Strands in 9D ( 5 Last) that fit a little snugger in the toe box. Based on that limited information, what lasts should I be looking at on Carmina? I'm interested in their oxfords and Derby shoes

I like their loafers also. I wear 9D in Rancourts loafers that fit nicely.
 

bamgrinus

Senior Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2013
Messages
844
Reaction score
361
I'm totally new to looking at Carmina shoes. I wear a size 9D in Allen Edmonds. The McNeils fit perfectly ( 97 Last), and another comparison shoe I have is the Strands in 9D ( 5 Last) that fit a little snugger in the toe box. Based on that limited information, what lasts should I be looking at on Carmina? I'm interested in their oxfords and Derby shoes

I like their loafers also. I wear 9D in Rancourts loafers that fit nicely.
Forest and Oscar are both good middle of the road lasts that are probably comparable to the 97 last. I think either one is a good starting point.
 

bamgrinus

Senior Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2013
Messages
844
Reaction score
361
Anyone know when the factory reopens? I put in my MTO order but definitely wanted to discuss it before it gets underway.
 

yunBW

Senior Member
Joined
Dec 26, 2015
Messages
437
Reaction score
60
Anyone know when the factory reopens? I put in my MTO order but definitely wanted to discuss it before it gets underway.
did you have to put a note in the special request section or just sending an Email?
 

yunBW

Senior Member
Joined
Dec 26, 2015
Messages
437
Reaction score
60
I had to put a note on because the model I'm interested in wasn't listed.
Thanks! Would it be ok for me to make changes for the leather/color after I placed an order? Waiting on their swatches
 

stook1

Distinguished Member
Joined
Jul 2, 2015
Messages
1,134
Reaction score
3,098
Thanks! Would it be ok for me to make changes for the leather/color after I placed an order? Waiting on their swatches
Most likely to a point, yes. However, there are 2 risks. Once it goes into production it's too late except for possibly a sole change. Second, it probably increases the risk of an error. I'm in the same predicament since I was awaiting some feedback and haven't heard back yet.
 

yunBW

Senior Member
Joined
Dec 26, 2015
Messages
437
Reaction score
60
Most likely to a point, yes. However, there are 2 risks. Once it goes into production it's too late except for possibly a sole change. Second, it probably increases the risk of an error. I'm in the same predicament since I was awaiting some feedback and haven't heard back yet.
I see, thanks a lot! Kinda want their quick consultation about the color and leather, since I had few in mind. Wouldn’t it be possible to add a “hold on” note in the special request so it won’t go into production before they reply?
 

bamgrinus

Senior Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2013
Messages
844
Reaction score
361
Thanks! Would it be ok for me to make changes for the leather/color after I placed an order? Waiting on their swatches
Well, hopefully. With the factory having been on break, I'm not too worried about them starting on my shoes immediately. It seems like Sara might be on vacation since I haven't heard back and she's pretty responsive. If you do this, I would recommend that you send her a message directly with the order # after placing it.
 

stook1

Distinguished Member
Joined
Jul 2, 2015
Messages
1,134
Reaction score
3,098
Most likely to a point, yes. However, there are 2 risks. Once it goes into production it's too late except for possibly a sole change. Second, it probably increases the risk of an error. I'm in the same predicament since I was awaiting some feedback and haven't heard back yet.
I dont know. Maybe. Cant hurt try. I may well do the same.
 

yunBW

Senior Member
Joined
Dec 26, 2015
Messages
437
Reaction score
60
Well, hopefully. With the factory having been on break, I'm not too worried about them starting on my shoes immediately. It seems like Sara might be on vacation since I haven't heard back and she's pretty responsive. If you do this, I would recommend that you send her a message directly with the order # after placing it.
How do I get in contact with Sara ? Can I have the email? Thanks
 

Featured Sponsor

What's your favorite pair of shoes to wear with jeans? (Choose two)

  • Boots (Chelsea, Chukkas, Balmorals, etc.)

  • Loafers

  • Work boots (Red Wing, Wolverine, etc.)

  • Monk strap shoes

  • Oxford / Derby shoes

  • Sneakers


Results are only viewable after voting.

Related Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
425,864
Messages
9,156,913
Members
192,360
Latest member
netsleh

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by

Top