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Carmina Shoes - Definitive Thread (reviews, advice, sizing, etc...)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by w.o.e.is.me., May 3, 2011.

  1. lexmann

    lexmann Senior member

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    DHL. There is no return form or anything in the box.

    I got charged of CAN$95 on duty/tax. They put cost of shoes and shipping together on the declaration form so our beloved Custom charged me based on the total, which is EUR302. :mad:
     


  2. sinnedk

    sinnedk Senior member

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    can i instruct them to declare otherwise
     


  3. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Lame.
     


  4. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    I believe this is the correct way to do it - the shipping is included in the custom charge.

    Where I live it's even worse - ((item + shipping) x customs charges) x GST. I.e. they add GST on the total of the customs charges, which is already the total of the item + shipping + insurance.
     


  5. bullswin

    bullswin Senior member

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    hmm... Has anyone in the U.S. had to pay duty/tax when ordering direct from Carmina (when dhl delivers)?
     


  6. jhilla

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    I've had to before, when the package was delivered USPS to Chicago and not marked as a gift.
     


  7. jhilla

    jhilla Senior member

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    Also, here's a little cross posting of the Uetam Loafer I picked up recently from the Armoury. Let me know what you guys think.

    [​IMG]
     


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    My boots were delivered by DHL, and I paid no customs. The package was marked as "two horsehide."
     


  9. sinnedk

    sinnedk Senior member

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    :rotflmao:
     


  10. NORE

    NORE Senior member

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    :nodding:
     


  11. PhiloVance

    PhiloVance Senior member

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    In Barcelona for the week so dropped into the Carmina shop to see the shell cordovan in person. Unfortunately, no one really shared my enthusiasm :embar:

    [​IMG]
     


  12. PhiloVance

    PhiloVance Senior member

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    Split-toe loafer in bordeaux shell cordovan:


    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     


  13. bullswin

    bullswin Senior member

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    Just thought I'd mention...

    I recently went through the process of placing an MTO order with both Carmina and Meermin. The shoes are probably about 10 weeks away (so no pics to share), but if anyone has questions about navigating through the process, definitely let me know.
     


  14. Gdot

    Gdot Senior member

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    Lovely

    Hoping to see these 'on the hoof'.

    I love my Carmina shell shoes.
     


  15. rikod

    rikod Senior member

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    +1
     


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