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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. Liquidus

    Liquidus Distinguished Member

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    Spoo, how long are the collar points on your spread collar shirts like that one?
     


  2. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Good question, I don't know specifically, but pretty long. Ill try and remember to measure and let you know.
     


  3. Cuttingboard

    Cuttingboard Distinguished Member

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    Love those...didn't realize I could order the punch cap toe in another last. Where these a special order or did you order from their website?
     


  4. sinnedk

    sinnedk Stylish Dinosaur

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    yea i am highly interested in those as well, was it a carmina MTO?
     


  5. ethanm

    ethanm Stylish Dinosaur

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    Attention to detail, my friends.
     


  6. bullswin

    bullswin Senior Member

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    Special order/MTO. I think you can basically order any model on any last. They normally only make a few models on the Alcudia last, and when I emailed with Betty several months ago, none of the stocked Alcudias (either web store or brick-mortar stores) were on a model I liked (she sent pics of about four different shoes), so I looked through all their models on other lasts and picked this one.
     


  7. sinnedk

    sinnedk Stylish Dinosaur

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    just to clarify, turnaround was 2 months for an mto?
     


  8. bullswin

    bullswin Senior Member

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    Yes, about 8 to 10 weeks.
     


  9. sinnedk

    sinnedk Stylish Dinosaur

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    thanks for the info, really helpful :slayer:
     


  10. Gerry Nelson

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    Shell wholecuts on the Rain last after being worn a few times:

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  11. sinnedk

    sinnedk Stylish Dinosaur

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    what is considered the sleekest carmina last for a boot?
     


  12. sinnedk

    sinnedk Stylish Dinosaur

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    first pic is simpson last i think, second is alcudia, is it me or does the alcudia last looks a bit more rounded...
     
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  13. ethanm

    ethanm Stylish Dinosaur

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    Simpson and Alcudia are the same except Simpson has a chisel toe and Alcudia has an almond toe.
     
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  14. sinnedk

    sinnedk Stylish Dinosaur

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    thanks for clarification
     


  15. ethanm

    ethanm Stylish Dinosaur

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    Edited. I wrote Simpson twice.
     


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