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Epaulet x Carmina MTO

Discussion in 'Preorders, Group Made-to-order, trunk shows, and o' started by NAMOR, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. rydenfan

    rydenfan Senior member

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    Mike,

    How about the cognac shell chukka you and I were discussing?
     
  2. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Senior member

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    Welcome to Cali!

    I'm still down for doing an austerity version in dark brown natur marron. Burgundy shell would be be interesting but not quite as much. With Cognac, I just worry about what shade will actually be delivered. If we could definitely get dark cognac, I might be interested in lieu of the dark brown calf.
     
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  3. aldenwear

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    I like the idea of loden shell medallion captoe.

    I might be interested in the brown lizard double monk, but would like to see it.

    Finally, I do not mean to beat a dead horse, but I would be up for another PTB in either navy, ruby (like last make-up), burgundy r black shell if another PTB MTO makes sense for the fall.
     
  4. PartagasIV

    PartagasIV Senior member

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    In for a more formal Loden style...
     
  5. Notreknip

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    Loden shell penny loafer? To me that green is a casual, summer colour. Green LHS with white (or light grey) pants sounds pretty awesome.

    ...also, somewhat interested in the lizard monk depending on the shade of brown; I'd prefer something in the chocolate range myself.
     
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  6. pinkpanther

    pinkpanther Senior member

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    I would be in on a Loden Shell austerity brogue big time.
     
  7. Epaulet

    Epaulet Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Sure, we can definitely do that! Would you mind posting the details here again? We can put it up in the next day or two.


    Thank you sir, it feels great here!

    With Cognac, we can certainly specify a dark brown, especially given that we're probably only making 6-8 of them. Should be no problem. I think that this shoe would be radiant in it.


    Here's some images for the lizard monk...

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    This is the shape, we can do it on the Inca or the Rain last. It's pictured in black lizard.

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    And here's the exact brown lizard skin. It's pretty ideal IMO. A nice dark chocolate brown that won't read as "exotic" from a few paces away. WIth brass buckles, this would be really gorgeous.

    Sure thing, we haven't done a navy shell PTB yet. We can certainly build that out. Would be awesome on the Rain last.


    OK, I'll definitely put that up this week - I think that shoe will be brilliant in Loden.
     
  8. cold war painter

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    What last was St Maier's original MTO made on? I really like the look of it that shape with the storm welt - I'm not convinced that the Robert last/flat welt would be an improvement for my purposes, I am not all that refined.
     
  9. Beatlegeuse

    Beatlegeuse Senior member

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    Mike - any chance Carmina can make something like this? Just like the pic below only adding a punched cap, and using dark cognac shell. Or would I am I better off seeing what Vass can do with this style? I know they've made shoes similar to this as well.

     
  10. stmaier

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    It was made on the Oscar last...supposed to be on the Forest but they goofed...someone posted the Oscar versus Forest in the Carmina thread...very similar...the Forest toe is a tad bit sleeker...love my boots though...

    Scott
     
  11. fiestaplatypus

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    Mike, two things:

    1) Can you tell me where this photo came from? Is this a standard model for Carmina or was it a MTO? I love the idea of a brown lizard captoe. If they have them in their stores, I may have to pursue them further. If not, I'm gonna pester you guys for one of these or something similar until it comes to fruition.

    2) I would absolutely be in for the loden austerity brogue if I hadn't just picked up the loden longwings. These things are absolutely incredible.
     
  12. pinkpanther

    pinkpanther Senior member

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    You could always use more Loden. [​IMG]
     
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  13. fiestaplatypus

    fiestaplatypus Senior member

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    I both love and hate this post...a lot.
     
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  14. Pastor

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    I like the brown lizard shoe as pictured. Captoe balmoral in brown lizard.
     
  15. aldenwear

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    i would be up for;

    (1) navy shell ptb on rain last -- to have the option of a wide fitting

    (2) brown lizard double monk with brass buckles on rain last -- again to have option of wide fitting.

    (3) loden shell -- I would prefer the alt wein, but may be interested in austerity brogue -- which, so far, has gotten more interest. I just think that the loden looks better with more, instead of less, broguing. That is why I bet the longwing looks fantastic and why I would prefer alt wein instead of austerity design.

    Looking forward to these great make-ups!
     
  16. AceBoogie

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    +1
    or just plaintoe, or anything with laces over buckles tbh
     
  17. rydenfan

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    Mike and I were chatting offline about a 3 eyelet Soller Chukka in Cognac Shell with a Dainite Sole. I have also heard really good things about the new Detroit Last.

    Anyone interested in this makeup?
     
  18. bdeuce22

    bdeuce22 Senior member

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    Would anyone be interested in this boot below but in burgundy or ruby shell.

    Thing Id like to see - storm welt. I think the flat welt makes the boot almost too dressy.

    I can envision:
    Shape: Jumper
    Material: Burgundy Shell
    Last: Robert or Forest
    Sole: Double Leather
    Eyes: Blind with Hooks
    Trim: Medium Brown

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  19. venividivicibj

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    Why do you guys like the speed hooks? I understand the ease, but it tears the hell out of my pants.
     
  20. budapest12

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    Re #3 -- Agree that an alt wein would be awesome in loden. The austerity brogue is interesting but, IMO, not so versatile. I also like the idea of a penny loafer in loden (somebody suggested this) or a tassel loafer.

    Potentially very interested if it is the Soller last. Would you consider the 5 eyelet version or is the 3 a must? Not crazy about the Detroit last. I am specifically in the market for a dark cognac shell boot and/or blucher with a dainite sole.
     

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