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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. stevent

    stevent Senior member

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    $315 euros is $418 dollars, not sure where you are getting $500 from

    edit: ahh if you are going for dub monks it is more
     
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  2. Viral

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    did you get hit with any duties?
     


  3. othertravel

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    Correction: some of the shoes at NE are cheaper than the Carmina store; the Monks are a great deal.

    I haven't ordered from the store yet, but I might take a chance since the price is good. Getting hit with duties is hit and miss.
     
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  4. othertravel

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    Even the shoe tress at the store are cheap; and they have brass knobs.
     


  5. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

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    Double post
     
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  6. Leaves

    Leaves Affiliate Vendor Affiliate Vendor

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    Most of our Carmina shoes are about $455 including shipping to the US (today's currency exchange rate), loafers are a little less, boots a little more. Usually ordering from Carmina directly is a little cheaper tough, but sometimes the exchange rate works in our (and your) favor.
     


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    What cream & wax color are you guys using to polish Bordeaux calf Carminas? I'm debating between "08 Bordo" and "09 Mahagoni" but I'm ordering online b/c the stores I went to did not have either of those colors.
     


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    And the service from Skoaktiebolaget is second to none, more than compensating the tiny price difference to Carmina direct.
     


  10. Jagger_On

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    Thanks for that. Been thinking about doing pretty much that exact boot but on the Simpson last. Anyone able to tell me the difference between Simpson and Rain, I think I've heard they are quite similar?

    In other news Matches have their Carmina offerings at 30% off. A few crazy styles and a few that are probably a little more SF approved. http://www.matchesfashion.com/mens/carmina-shoemaker
     


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    No - Simpson is a much more slim-fitting last than Rain.
     


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    Simpson and Rain are not similar. Rain is EE width, Simpson is narrower and a more chiseled toe box than Rain.
     


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    Great find jagger
     


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    Somebody snatched the rain single monk in my size. Great price, now sad face.
     


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