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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. NAMOR

    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    thanks man. Alcudia last is smaller and narrower than other Carmina lasts. I usually measure 13 x 4.5 in about 75% of my lasts and this one measures at 12 3/4 x 4 3/8. Fit is similar to EG 888
     
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    Thanks for the info on the last, appreciate it! How do they fit you, are they too small?
     


  3. NAMOR

    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    tight, hopefully not small. the measurements are about as low as I can go and still wear a shoe comfortably. should be fine
     


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    Good to hear, no pain no gain. :nodding:
    Now pics.
     


  5. NAMOR

    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    ill try tomorrow. still need to go to bed. got off work at 11pm and i had a couple of orders to pack. back at it tomorrow at 8am. almost 2am here. :crazy:
     
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    WTF.........
     
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    It's the same as the Simpson last AFAIK... only the shape of the toe changes.

    BTW if you get any model on the Simpson or Alcudia lasts I strongly recommend Carmina shoe trees. They are very expensive but seem to be made specifically for these two lasts, and fit like lasted trees. They don't fit that well into my Detroit last pair, though.
     
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    Don't have kids Dave...
     


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    I have one and another on the way... What do kids have anything to do with keeping me at work?
     


  10. bellyhungry

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    Beautiful :fistbump:
     


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    Beautiful shoe NAMOR!! Anyone know if this shoe comes in a light tan? I'm in need of a light tan for summer.
     
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  12. lychyrychy

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    SMASHING! My favorite carmina by far! :slayer:
     


  13. NAMOR

    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    Thanks guys. Alcudia is an interesting last. They've loosened up and I can wiggle my toes!!! [​IMG]
     


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    But can you feel them, too? They look significantly lighter in the action shot---is that just the lighting? If not, which color is more accurate?
     


  15. NAMOR

    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    The pic I took last night was in low light. Todays pic is closer to the real deal

    I'll post porn in my tumblr later tonight
     
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