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Gaziano & Girling Appreciation & Shoe Appreciation Thread (including reviews, purchases, pictures, e

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Patek

    Patek Well-Known Member

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    Impressive shoe collection sir! You seem to be the man to ask a question about any fine pair of shoes as you have probably handled and/wore them at some point.

    I debating between these and the EG Galway. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Hampton

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    No, but they are awesome.
     
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    I actually have both. They are two different Shoes. The G&G Arran in my opinion is a much dressier shoes than the EG Galway (see below). I ordered a pair from Leffot.

    The Galway has the best construction of any boot I've seen and it will not disappoint you as well. IMHO, I think the Galway is more casual. Not better or worse, juts less dressy


    It is really a tough choice. Get both!
    OK Just kidding.


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  5. Patek

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    That is my problem. If the Galway was a wingtip I would get it no questions asked as it would fill a hole in my rotation. I have two dressier chukka boots including a pair of EG Silverstone which has a similar look and a couple pairs of cap-toe boots including the C&J cordovan boot. However, I have no wingtip boots.

    Maybe I should for the Carmina cordovans just for something different.
     
  6. Saratorial_Splender

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    I would get the G&G if I have to pick. However, Getting the Carmina would save you few hundred dollars, something like $500-$800 over EG/GG.
    I am not familiar with Carmina (I know about them), but they do not have shoes in my size and it is tough to see one in person in the US. Epaulet .com has some shell boots that look really nice.
     
  7. Saratorial_Splender

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    These are Awesome, RL by C&J Lindrick. Shell cordovan
     
  8. Patek

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    I have those in oxfords and i love them. Was considering the Carmina in order to have a different shade but the Lindricks boots are sitting in my RL shopping cart. I've been trying to get someone to compare the quality of the Carmina to the Lindricks as I can't see the Carminas without ordering them but so far, no bites.
     
  9. Hampton

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    ss, is rocking this thread!
     
  10. Hampton

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    My heart stopped when I saw this...

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  11. Saratorial_Splender

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    Like I said, Carmina is not very accessible in the US and very few peopel have them or see them. I am familiar with them, but never bought a pair.
    I like the quality of the Lindrick and I know C&J siezes are true. I heard Carmina size are very different for different lats.
     
  12. SpooPoker

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    Im a big fan of Carminas, but Ive got no shell or boots from them to offer a valid comparison to the Lindricks I also own - though I will say the quality to me is pretty much even. Lindricks are a C&J make, and thats what Carmina is offering. But, lets keep the thread to G&G.
     
  13. Saratorial_Splender

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    No. We can discuss whatever come around in this thread. Chill out.
     
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  15. Hampton

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    ^ Which one are those?
     
  16. chogall

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    canterbury gg06 black shell
     
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  17. Hampton

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    Super nice.
     
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    superb.
     
  19. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus

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    Wut
     
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    these look great. havent heard back from Nick on my pair :/
     

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