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

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

  1. Saratorial_Splender

    Saratorial_Splender Senior member

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    This Santoni pair. By far the best shoe I ever handled. Renoir French claf. Fits like a glove.

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    ah ok. no worries. just because you mentioned it. carry on.
     


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    This does not surprise me. Top Santoni are under rated here.
     


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    Yes. It is a shame very few people get to experience the top LE Santonis. They are on bar with the best shoes out there. Too bad, no one carries them anymore in the US. It has been over 4 years since I saw a new LE. Santoni is a liscensed product in teh US and the person who has the agency does not want to sell the top end shoes. He is interested in teh low pedestrian quality ones you see ate Nordstrom and others. Too bad! I think Santoni shoudl by their liscense back like Ralph Lauern did in Europe, at any cost.
     
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  5. Hampton

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    Man that shoehorn is also awesome...
     


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    I go traveling for a day and come back to this........WOW!


    BEAUTIFUL!
     


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    Thanks for the P0RN!!! This really beats everything I've come across this far, and I meet a lot of shoe lovers daily. Do you have an Instagram account or something we plebians can follow? Would be nice to see some in action pics.
     


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    MTO Oakham. It's a great color combination with Vintage Cherry Calf and "Alligator 362" from my MTO Exotics. I think this is the first of many of these.

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    Nick,

    How much extra does the croc option adds to the cost?
     


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    Saratorial_Splender Senior member

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    I am working on it. This is new to me.
     


  11. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i just realized your location is "denver." i was just there last week. had i known you were there i would have robbed you blind of your shoes. :devil:

    Nick - great pic.
     


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    The cost for these Made to Order is £1,300.00 without VAT and £1,560.00 with VAT. Lasted Trees cost £105.00 and £130.00
     


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    Would be awesome to do. I would like to see a pic of all the shoes at the same time, were do you have them all? I mean 150 pairs is a lot...
     
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  14. Nick A

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    For the same shoe MTO in Alligator the cost is £3,140 without VAT and £3,768 with VAT

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  15. Saratorial_Splender

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    It would be a huge task to line them up in one place. There are in 4 different closets after all. I will post few at a time. I rotate around a dozen at a time since polishing and upkeep takes a lot of effort. Most of the ones you see here have been worn since.
     
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