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The Inca last looks really nice. I am trying to put together an MTO Chelsea boot, but would appreciate some help on the last and sizing choice. I'm a high volume 12.5D Brannock and thought an 11 on the Soller would be my choice moving forward but ended up trying on a pair and there was not enough volume. What would something similar to a soller with more volume be? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
Agreed with @Patrick1053 I would have started at 11.5 on Soller
 

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The Inca last looks really nice. I am trying to put together an MTO Chelsea boot, but would appreciate some help on the last and sizing choice. I'm a high volume 12.5D Brannock and thought an 11 on the Soller would be my choice moving forward but ended up trying on a pair and there was not enough volume. What would something similar to a soller with more volume be? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

Try Calvia, Llubi, and Oscar
 

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The Inca last looks really nice. I am trying to put together an MTO Chelsea boot, but would appreciate some help on the last and sizing choice. I'm a high volume 12.5D Brannock and thought an 11 on the Soller would be my choice moving forward but ended up trying on a pair and there was not enough volume. What would something similar to a soller with more volume be? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
Agree with the others. It's a mistake to size down on Soller. This comes up from time to time but in my view the heel to ball is true to brannock. It is one of the more accommodating lasts from Carmina so you are on the right track just don't size down. I think the root of this is mainly the result of some confusion caused by the last comparison tool which makes it look like the soller is huge. That's not the case in my experience. It's a little elongated at the toe but that's it. In real life, it feels shorter and lower volume to me than Detroit (ie. on foot).

I have no experience with Llubi but my understanding is that it's high volume. At least for me, Oscar is lower volume than Soller & Detroit. Calvia doesn't work for me. I've tried it a few times in the store and it's just not a good last for my foot. The sales rep suggested it was high volume --- I didn't have that impression but maybe just a weird last for me. Oh - adding one more. Forest in EEE (MTO only) is another high volume option. And also Rain EEE.
 
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The Inca last looks really nice. I am trying to put together an MTO Chelsea boot, but would appreciate some help on the last and sizing choice. I'm a high volume 12.5D Brannock and thought an 11 on the Soller would be my choice moving forward but ended up trying on a pair and there was not enough volume. What would something similar to a soller with more volume be? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
I have a black vitello wholecut chelsea with natural edge Rain EEE in 11 that you might want to consider. I ordered it before I knew my true size. 🤦🏼‍♂️ Definitely with more volume. DM me if interested. But the recommendations here are solid. Soller in 11.5 would probably work.
 

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I have a black vitello wholecut chelsea with natural edge Rain EEE in 11 that you might want to consider. I ordered it before I knew my true size. 🤦🏼‍♂️ Definitely with more volume. DM me if interested. But the recommendations here are solid. Soller in 11.5 would probably work.
Is this 11 UK Rain EEE?
 

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Look nicely made from what I can see. Maybe things are improving at Carmina.
They are well made, however these are from 2 - 3 years ago at this point. I actually sent them back due to some small marks/cuts on the suede by the welt, but looking back I was nitpicking. They fixed it, but honestly once I started wearing them, I didn't even notice it. Very happy with them.
 

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They are well made, however these are from 2 - 3 years ago at this point. I actually sent them back due to some small marks/cuts on the suede by the welt, but looking back I was nitpicking. They fixed it, but honestly once I started wearing them, I didn't even notice it. Very happy with them.
They look very nice 👍
 

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I am shipping around for a new Chelsea boots and only really tried RM Williams and they I look like a clown wearing their 9F which is my perfect size. Their boots looks a bit too rugged. I am looking for something more formal looking with round toe such as Carmina Inca Chelsea's. Please let me know if you have any experiences with both RM Williams and Carmina or any other brands you would suggest. Thanks in advance :)
I don't happen to look like a clown in my RMs, but they are 9F too so I hope this comparison with Carmina's 8.5UK Sineu is useful to you.

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I’ve been thinking of doing an mto Inca chelsea. Do you mind taking a picture from top view with jeans? I’m wondering how casual an Inca chelsea can be....
I'll take a picture in the next couple days. Personally, I think a suede pair is fine with jeans but calfskin might be tough to pull off.
 

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