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

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

  1. fcarsenal85

    fcarsenal85 Member

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    Hi All, unfortunately I missed the sale and the G&G website does not have my size (12UK) in stock. I am now seriously considering a pair or two MTO's... Haven't decided which ones yet as they are so difficult to choose! But I am contemplating Hayes / Hilton / Kensington / Carlyle...

    I just have a question about pricing as I tried searching the web and the forums and couldnt seem to find much. I know the RTW's are GBP 700+. would it be safe to assume that MTO's will be in the GBP 900 range? I think I am still ok with that, but I dont know how i'd feel going GBP 1,000+, its some sort of mental barrier! haha.

    Thanks you!
     


  2. ElementHU

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    I know you had 4 specific models you're looking at, but did you take a look at the 4 MTO's that Nick is offering this month without an up-charge? They start at page 579 of this thread...the St. James at 615 non-VAT and Grant at 635 non-VAT would be excellent choices to contemplate, let alone the Burnhams listed a few pages later. If I hadn't already tapped myself out on the sale, I would have gone in on a couple of those.
     


  3. in stitches

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  4. JubeiSpiegel

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    Nick's MTO configurator is extremely useful...
     


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    I believe that is to be placed on a mantlepiece. Its too beautiful to be dragged around in asphalt. Talking about beautiful shoes, sharing the most sexiest black full brogues ever: Rothshchild [​IMG] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     


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    My Antibes came into the office today. Because they match my belt, I quickly discarded the AS Charltons that I got last week (Bodileys) and switched to these. Oddly, these 9Es are a bit tight. Beauties though. Hope they loosen just a tad.

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    Wow, such a refined shoe. Congratulations!
     


  8. Frank the sheep

    Frank the sheep Senior member

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    What page these post is located depends on your settings, how many posts per page you want to see. I have 100 post / page i think so i don´t have to change page all the time, for me this thread is 181 pages long.
     


  9. ElementHU

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    Never realized that, but after looking I'm on the default setting of 15. Thanks for the tip.
     


  10. earthdragon

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    Finally - last two pair in after days of missing Fedex, lost Door Tags etc...
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  11. stevent

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    Nice! And Fedex door tags weren't lost most likely driver just didn't stop by. Been getting "door tags" a lot this past month
     


  12. clee1982

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    by the way still quite a few pairs in Barenys on Madison, a few brown Antibee in smaller size (8.5 or less), all the others are larger, and again no Fairmont...
     


  13. clee1982

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    and, the green John Lobb is still on sale
     


  14. JubeiSpiegel

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    How long do the Barney's mark down last? I understand that there will be no more GGs at Barneys, so do they keep them marked down until they are gone? :confused:
     


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    Still same price, they're trying to clean them out since they won't be carrying GG anymore. Whatever left are mostly >11, with the exception of brown Antibee (though also available in large size)
     


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