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

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  1. unipair guy

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    My favorite Carmina bad weather boot. Can take a beating and still clean up nice. Oscar last.
     


  2. Alex72

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    Thank you for suggesting, I visited Gentlemensfootwear. The shoe collection is amazing.
     


  3. rydenfan

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    Loden suede Chukkas w/ crepe soles on Rain today

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    ^^ Very nice, Ryden. I definitely dig those!
     


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    Seconded. The laces are a nice touch.
     


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    What color are those laces, Ryden?
     


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    That thing is bad ass isn't it? I tried on a Carmina double monk on Rain in Philly, but I didn't feel like it worked for me. Maybe because I was dressed casually? I feel like I'd have to go back there a bit more dressed and try them on again.
     


  10. rydenfan

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    I much prefer a single monk to double personally. I just feel like there is less hardware and the angle of the strap works better for me. Plus it is a longer piece of uninterrupted shell
     


  11. tifosi

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    I can see that. It works out for me as it is one less shoe type I am interested in.
     


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    Broguing is not my thing, but I'm trying to pitch them to my brother-in-law who has a penchant for wingtips. However, he isn't as shoe crazy as I am and seem to be effectively exercising restraint. (Missing out on a good thing, if you ask me.)
     


  13. Jazzmenco

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    These were made for Paul Stuart by Carmina. Any ideas what last this is? I only have experience with the forest and the simpson. I love the toe shape on these.[​IMG]
     


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    That doesn't look like any Carmina last I've seen. It might be a last that is only available on a mto
     


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    I think they are rain but EE.
     


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