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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    Gentry also stocks a few models as well as Wilkes in SF / Stanford

    I would only buy from skoab or gentlemens footwear

    Skoab comes via USPS so highly doubtful you get duties

    Gentlemens footwear has codes sometimes so price is quite similar to skoaktie. Also easier to get mto organized.
     
  2. JezeC

    JezeC Senior member

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    +1 on Stevent

    Speak to Steve (Gentlemanfootwear) and see what codes are available.

    The last time I ordered an MTO with Steve, he even threw in shell cream.
     
  3. V1KTA222

    V1KTA222 Senior member

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    +1. Customer service is the best at SkoAB and GF, as are the prices.

    From my understanding (never bought from before), Wilkes in the Bay Area prices their oxfords at ~$630.
     
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  5. GradSchooler

    GradSchooler Senior member

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    Any interest in doing a GMTO for a three eyelet derby as below in black calf on Simpson or Rain, single leather sole?

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    Possibly. Noticed you're in Canada. Would it be cheaper if we went through leatherfoot? Thinking about the sinking dollar.
     
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    I was thinking Gentlemen's Footwear since they offer free shipping and I've had excellent experiences dealing with Steve in the past, but Leatherfoot and Skoab are also options depending on who we can get interested. I've been very happy with the service I have received from all three outfits.
     
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    Trying to get a head count here: How many of you guys are in for the balligator boot from Skoab? The six person minimum hasn't yet been met.
     
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    I might be interested in this makeup (Simpson last). Let me know what you find out on pricing.
     
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    Can anyone suggest a place where I can get brown leather chukkas? Seems odd that such a staple can't be found at the usual places selling Carmina...
     
  11. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    Found a new outlet for Carmina for those interested. http://www.quality-shop.com/world/ out of the Netherlands. I was on the hunt for navy suede loafers for quite some time and while other stores had them, they didn't have them in my size. Lucked out with these guys.

    Incoming! @patliean1 thankfully I won't have to deal with the SS ones even though I was going to go there tonight to check them out. Still might go up there after going to Haberdash to try on an Eidos SC. :slayer:

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  12. patliean1

    patliean1 Senior member

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    Goodbye money I was gonna use for my wife's anniversary gift...
     
  13. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    Sorry man. They'll always be next year :D hopefully lol.
     
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    Quote:Just FYI, Leatherfoot has a two-eyelet derby in black calf on the Rain last in their recently arrived fall stock. I don't see a big aesthetic difference between it and the three eyelet. But of course, if you need the Simpson last you need to go another route. I have the two eyelet derby in sadde shell on the Rain last and find it both sleek and comfortable.
     
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