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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Apr 7, 2011.
Ask him if he is Italian too.
I'll ask him if he know you too...
Nah, the number in the tongue is the order number, not the number of a specific pair of shoes. An order can contain just one pair of shoes or 50.
Ah okey that explains it, thanks!
Thought I'd share a couple of pictures of MTOs that have just arrived...
This is the first Mayfair we have received and I have to say in Mole Suede with the Dainite sole I'm sure it will prove to be an extremely versatile shoe.
A touch on the extravagant side with a St James II in Vintage Cherry and a matching Suede.
Lastly a Cannes in an Oak Pigskin...
That Mayfair may be one of the nicest dubmunks I have seen.
Love those Nice's! That is exactly the way I would have made them! Perhaps for next summer
Pigskin is a great choice for a loafer!
Really? First time I hear that, how come?
Can't say I agree.
If we're talking about Italian Peccary leather, which is very soft & often used for gloves, purses etc then yes it could be a good choice for a driving shoe or the like.
But in terms of the Pigskin often used by G&G - English Pigskin, this is stiff, almost cardboard like & finds wax polish disagreeable with it's natural surface.
Not recommended in my opinion.
I couldn't profess to know about pigskin from England, or the particular characteristics of it.
But I once had a pair of italian pigskin shoes that I really enjoyed. I couldn't say they held up a long time - but they were soft, comfortable, matte finished and very casual.
Ah ok. G&G tend to use the English stuff
I guess your earlier post recommending Pigskin was based on this short experience then.
I see and G&G loafers are made of pigskin?
I've owned & then quickly sold on a pair of Derbies in 2010. But I strongly suspect G&G continue to use the same Pigskin across all their shoes. It would be a good leather for a structured briefcase or handbag, not shoes IMO.
So all of the shoes are made of pigskin there oxford modells too? I'm shocked, I didn't even know that there was pigskin shoes, im so lost in this world!
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