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

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  1. Leaves

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    Most G&G colours except aniline vary a little, this must be taken into consideration. It depends on both the leather batch and the antiquing. You shouldn’t use bespoke shoes (as in Gauss17’s picture above) as a colour reference, they are most often tweaked.
     
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    Porque no los dos? :stirpot:
     
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    $$$$$$
     
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    St James Vintage Cherry
     
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    The last looks bespoke to me. I don't see the welt well enough to say if it is handwelted.

    Notice that the bramhall doesn't have brogueing on the tongue while the first example does. Also 5 eyelets vs 6 eyelets.

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    so mebbe i was teh right! i knew it had a bespoke look to it.
     
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    Yeah will go for that. I think the black suede one is more business attire only.
     
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    What's the difference between the St JAmes and the St James II?
     
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    add my vote for SJVC
     
  10. MalfordOfLondon

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    The quarters are slightly different:

    St. James II
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    St. James
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    this was mentioned before, and i forget all the subtle differences, but the pointed brouge pattern on the heel on the 2 v. the standard curve on the original, is one difference.

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    edit - Malford beat me to it.
     
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    Are there other differences? Beyond that, they look about the same. Need a pair. But need a pair at discount haha..
     
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    None that I know of but I could be wrong.

    Fantastic pair of shoes in either configuration. It's a matter of preference but I couldn't honestly pick one over the other.
     
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    plus one to both points. though i think mktitsworth pointed out a few more differences, il try and find the post.
     
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    The vintage cherry is great and more versatile than it appears at first glance, but it's still a color you have to take into account when dressing. Not something you can throw on without thinking. For a first pair of G&G, I would get something I could wear more often, vintage oak or rioja.
     

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