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

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by w.o.e.is.me., May 3, 2011.

  1. ncdobson

    ncdobson Senior member

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    I don't think it's a scratch, just a line in the factory finish polish that's highlighted by the direct sun. I'll brush it & post a pic later along w/ my new navy bridle leather belt from Equus.

    These are from the eboutique: http://www.carmina.telemaco.es/articulo.asp?idarticulo=3857025. After seeing Namor's MTO boots I really wanted something in navy shell. I never got any response to emails about MTO possibilities, so these were a good fallback.
     
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    Betty is back boys! And she doesn't have the size you want, so you'll have to get MTO! :slayer:
     
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    It looks like it's just on the surface to me as well. You should be able to buff it out with just a brush or a cloth. If that doesn't work, then a very slightly damp cloth. And if that still doesn't work, then some Renovateur. And if that doesn't work (but it looks so superficial that I'm sure it will), you can use a spoon or a bone.
     
  4. ncdobson

    ncdobson Senior member

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    Here're 2 pix of the navy newbies, 1 to show that what looked like a scratch was just a surface polish phenomenon & the other to show the navy belt from Equus that I also just received. The belt doesn't really match the color of the shoes, but I bet nobody will notice.


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    i doubt anyone will notice especially since the boots look darker indoors
     
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    how much was the belt? and how long did it take to ship?
     
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    Plus it really doesn't need to be a perfect match...in fact I prefer a little tonal separation between belt and shoes, otherwise it looks... well, too matchy [​IMG]
     
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    Gorgeous. MTO, or are they this pair: http://www.carmina.telemaco.es/articulo.asp?idarticulo=3640211

    The last seems a lot more square-like in the factory photos than it does on yours; I might be interested in the Rain, after all. Now, for those Rain lasted wholecuts on Carmina's site...
     
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    I need a new black wingtip and these are number 1 on my list! I'm curious how sleek these are since I already have a pair of chunky brown longwings.
     
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    I've got the Sinclair wingtip boot in saddle shell and the RL Marlow wingtip by Crockett and Jones in a darker brown shell. I find the darker brown a more versatile colour although the saddle shell is beautiful - I'm actually wearing my Sinclair boots now.

    I would love to get the Sinclair in cognac shell though.
     
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    Updates on the deia last. It's a very narrow last. I should have sized up .5 from my 'normal' uk size of 6.
    I can't even fit xs shoe trees in these things.
     
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