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

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

  1. appoooh

    appoooh Senior member

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    By crude I mean that the Alaro penny's have a true apron toe like a moccasin. The join where the two pieces of leather looks a bit rough and ready,
    I'd prefer something like the below which looks sleeker, similar to the C&J Sydney.

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    These are mine:

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  2. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    Would that suffice?
     
  3. PeterL

    PeterL Senior member

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    Now i see what you mean. It does look crude.
     
  4. Leaves

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    It might not be relevant, but if I recall correctly the Alaro last is a moccasin last. The upper is one piece of leather and then they glue a sole to the bottom. I agree it looks... very casual.
     
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  5. Gianni Cerutti

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    For me this model is BEAUTIFUL
     
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    Wonderful!!!!

    If I am a UK8.5EEE/UK9EE on rain, shall I take the 9.5 on this???
     
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  9. Stiva

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    And, as someone with a moderately wide forefoot and moderately high instep, I can only just fit into the standard Rain. The EE rain is a good fit. If you are 9EE on the Rain, moving up another half size to fit the Uetam/Simpson will not work. Not only will it be too long, it will still be too narrow and too low in the instep. I have never really understood this compulsion to move up in length to get the right width. It is a fool's game. Get a size that fits you properly.
     
  10. jas0nt

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    Carmina 732 on the Forest last. Starting to slowly develop a lovely patina.
     
  11. Steel28

    Steel28 Senior member

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    my Inca lasted DM after Saphir reno + brown cream session.

    Alden and Viberg got in the picture as well

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  12. DonRaphael

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    What's the color? Vegano Marron? Beautiful.
     
  13. jas0nt

    jas0nt Senior member

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    Thanks. It's actually burgundy :)
     
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    What are the chances that we could get this thread re-named?? haha. I know I shouldn't be looking at this site at work, anyway, but if I do have it open I'd rather it not say anything having to do with p0rn at the top. Am I the only one?
     
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    My wife to be glanced at my phone the other day and asked why I was watching porn when I received an email update about this thread.

    Needless to say, she's still my wife to be...
     

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