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

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

  1. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The heels on my G&G's are squeaky as shit. Anybody else with this problem?
     
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    chogall Senior member

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    Which 12 pairs you like?
     
  3. luk-cha

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    perhaps it was a slight overstated, and i am always willing to be corrected - we shall see come Sept 16th

    but how else other than GY welting apart from glue, staples or nano robots can you improve on??

    or should i say in your opinion apart from the above, how can any maker keep pushing and improving?
     
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    We need to separate bespoke from benchmade, when DWF mentions he is not enamored with GY welting it needs to be highlighted that here we are talking about bespoke shoes. G&G only GY welt the RTW shoes, they can't handwelt those at the same price point.
     
  6. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ok lets see if i have pictures for all of the 12 let call the the dirty dozen :D BTW they are more the design than the color [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] anyhow these styles might change like the wind but as it is today just these or slight veriations of edit found a picture of the hayes!!
     
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    cdmoore1855 Senior member

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    " The heels on my G&G's are squeaky as shit. Anybody else with this problem? "

    If you have squeaky shit, you need to see a doctor, that's not right
     
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    What happens on my birthday?
     
  9. DWFII

    DWFII Bespoke Boot and Shoemaker Dubiously Honored

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    Is this thread only about bespoke G&G? I didn't know that. I beg your pardon.

    Handwelted G&G are almost without peer in my estimation...maybe Delos.
     
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    DWFII Bespoke Boot and Shoemaker Dubiously Honored

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    Oh, there's lots of little things. But my point was that, for me at least, the GY nullifies a good percentage of everything we admire about G&G and calls into question whether "improving" is really an objective.

    No big deal. Like I said, IMO, G&G are among the best looking shoes being made...from any angle.
     
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    I've continued to be under the impression that this thread is about all G&G, bespoke or otherwise.
     
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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    the idea was to centralize everything, from good or bad expirances to shoe porn or other information regardless of bespoke or their 2 RTW/ MTO ranges
     
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    DWF, I will merely saying Luk Cha's comments were bespoke related. Sorry i was not clear. I at least believe they were bespoke related when we was referring to their new seamless wholecut sample
     
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    what's going on then?
     
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    DWFII Bespoke Boot and Shoemaker Dubiously Honored

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    It's hard not to think of all G&G's as bespoke. They have a certain je ne sais quoi that sets even their RTW line apart from the pack.

    That said...and not to diminish it one iota...it's still a "presentation."

    Of course, presentation is everything even in bespoke. It is attention to detail, attention to finish, attention to harmony, line, colour, forme, to the most exacting standard. And G&G do that very well.

    But "who knows what evil lurks...." :tinfoil: I just think they'd be so much better if they weren't held together with glue and duct tape, so to speak.
     
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