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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. golfinz

    golfinz Senior member

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    I was thinking Simpson last and the Adelaide style
     


  2. tifosi

    tifosi Tire Kicker

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    Use something neutral in color. VSC will be fine.
     


  3. gettoasty

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    Whichever the makeup as long as dark brown suede, I'm in.
     


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    Ironist Senior member

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    It's finally sunny today so I took pictures of my new carmina loafers. They are the same size but the noix ones barely fit me and the navy ones don't fit at all. Difference due to batch perhaps, not sure. Probably was a bad idea to size down half a size anyway. Have to sell the navy ones and debating on selling the Noix ones. Very beautiful loafers none-the-less and I am impressed with quality for the price. Will not be the last carminas I purchase!

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    ^^^ Super nice loafers.
     


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  7. golfinz

    golfinz Senior member

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    ^ I want that shoe in the Simpson last in dark brown suede. Let's contact Steve at GFW about getting it setup!
     
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  8. DonRaphael

    DonRaphael Senior member

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    I'm not familiar about the mark up for (G)MTOs etc. Also I'm located in Sweden, but it shouldn't be a problem. Keep me updated regarding this make up :)
     


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    Very nice Cleav, my friend, wear them in the best of health!
     


  10. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Thanks Newc, I hope to.

    May I take this opportunity on this threak to congratulate you again on your recent academic success :slayer:
     


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    Thank you very much! Hopefully I will be able to buy a congratulatory gift soon :slayer:

    This thread makes me want some of them Carminas...
     


  12. golfinz

    golfinz Senior member

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    I sent steve an email and pointed him to this thread. It's Saturday so let's give him some time to respond!

    To confirm, Simpson lasted Adelaide in dark brown suede? What sole, leather or tomir? My knee jerk reaction is leather
     
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  13. Bakes11771

    Bakes11771 Senior member

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    Thanks for that!

    Sorry to hear that the fit didn't work out.

    I have a pair of the Navys on order. Can't wait after seeing these pics.

    Thumbs up for proper spoiler usage. People in the alden threak can't seem to figure them out!
     


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    Hey guys, looking to get a GMTO for a staple shoe:

    Chocolate suede Chukka
    -3-eyelets
    -Soller last
    -Purple lining
    -Dainite sole
    -Flat laces

    any takers?
     


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