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ex- Sutor Mantellassi people? Scarpe di Bianco shoes

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by NorCal_1, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff Senior member

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    Would be nicer without the white contrast stitching...or is that what you like about them?

    no, i love that contrast stitching. but it isnt 'why' i like them though. just incidental.

    makes it more italianate looking
     
  2. NorCal_1

    NorCal_1 Senior member

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  3. navysuede

    navysuede Senior member

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    Wonderful footwear
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  4. southbound35

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    Didn't catch this discussion the first time through. Great looking shoes. Have any appeared in the shoe porn thread or elsewhere?
     
  5. windrunner

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    I've got double-monks on order, will post when they arrive
     
  6. ljrcustom

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    Great looking shoes. I look forward to hearing what you think once you receive and wear them. Please keep us posted.

    -LR
     
  7. Bargs

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    Very nice - anyone carrying them in the US?
     
  8. Butter

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    I've got double-monks on order, will post when they arrive


    Did you order from them directly?
     
  9. Blake686

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    For anyone in the Philadelphia area, they are having a trunk show today and tomorrow at Boyd's. I went last year and the shoes are very very nice and do look a lot like Sutor's. I mentioned Sutor when I saw them and the DiBianco sales rep said Sutor's are great shoes, but didn't give any info on any sort of relationship (past or present) between the companies.

    I am interested to hear what owners of the brand say about the quality after a few wearings.
     
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  11. WhateverYouLike

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    I've got double-monks on order, will post when they arrive

    Any updates on your monks, or NorCal did you get any other info? I'm digging the monks. Did you order them in brown or cherry? Am curious to see a real life picture of the cherry calfskin.
     
  12. ThinkDerm

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    I like the Dove Grey Wingtip Adelaide
     
  13. windrunner

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    Still waiting on the double-monks [​IMG]

    Ordered late September, supposed to receive a try-on 4 weeks later and finished shoes in 3 months...

    Have yet to see the try-on. In late November was told shoes "would ship within 15 days" and if they didn't fit or didnlt like for any reason they'd take them back, no questions asked. That said, I've yet to see the shoes[​IMG]
     
  14. nomad4

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    Hey windrunner, just wanted ask for clarification: did you order them from MAB? How are they anyhow?

    P.S. Sorry to be reviving old threads.
     
  15. Fraiche

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    The map they have on that page is the same as Michael Andrews Bespoke: http://www.michaelandrewsbespoke.com/map.asp I am going to take a wild and unqualified guess that di Bianco is operating as a partnership with MAB. I'd gone to see their shoe man last summer but wasn't ready to purchase anything. AFAIK, MAB used to get their shoes done in Japan. This new Italian stuff looks better to me, and I'm ready to jump in (the price point used to scare me lol), which is why I took a leap of faith to revive the thread after searching these forums for 'di bianco'. As for the location, I've only been to 2 Great Jones Alley where MAB is: they have a tiny showroom for the shoes upstairs, but now I'm interested in seeing the Broadway location. I'm receiving a suit at MAB soon (probably within the next week or so), so I'll have occasion to visit the Broadway address. Anybody want some questions answered? lol
     
  17. Fraiche

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    The map they have on that page is the same as Michael Andrews Bespoke: http://www.michaelandrewsbespoke.com/map.asp

    I am going to take a wild and unqualified guess that di Bianco is operating as a partnership with MAB. I'd gone to see their shoe man last summer but wasn't ready to purchase anything. AFAIK, MAB used to get their shoes done in Japan. This new Italian stuff looks better to me, and I'm ready to jump in (the price point used to scare me lol), which is why I took a leap of faith to revive the thread after searching these forums for 'di bianco'.

    As for the location, I've only been to 2 Great Jones Alley where MAB is: they have a tiny showroom for the shoes upstairs, but now I'm interested in seeing the Broadway location. I'm receiving a suit at MAB soon (probably within the next week or so), so I'll have occasion to visit the Broadway address. Anybody want some questions answered? lol


    Thanks for offering. I guess the usual questions:

    1. Price
    2. Process for ordering MTO (for people in and outside of NY)
     
  18. nomad4

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    Sure thing, will come back with more info when I go pick up my suit!
     
  19. ltontheqt

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    Stanley Korshak carries their shoes.
     
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    would love to hear whatever you find
     

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