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

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  1. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    Please don't rub it in stitch.
     


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    Please post an inside color vs outside color comparison. That and natural lighting always makes everything better :)
     


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    I has only indoor pics. :(

    Outdoor pics will be taken when the shoes are on my feet!

    I think I did a good job with the DSLR tho.
     
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  6. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    You are rubbing it in!!

    If the code became active and worked on 500GBP and above, I'd kop two pair right now (well Friday, after Barney's Warehouse sale).

    I am just saying.....:D
     
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    Nice haul Stitch! I hesitated and the ones I wanted were gone fast.
     


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    Thanks! :)

    Bummers. :(

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    Ok, here is the deal, folks.

    The first pair is an MTO I have been working on with Nick for a little bit, and once again he came through like only he does. I went with the St. James II in Polo Suede, on the 73 last. Made it personal with a medallion on the toe and green leather lining. There were many questions back and forth, but Nick put up with me all the way through, with nary a complaint, and the end result was nothing short glorious.

    Pair #2 was very serendipitous for me. They are the Uppingham, also on the 73, in Vintage Rioja Calf. These shoes are the very first GGs I fell in love with, about 2 years ago or so. I saw them on the BE site and have wanted them from that first glance. I never picked them up because there were other needs in my shoe rotation that were more pressing, but as soon as these went on sale, I really had no choice in the matter.

    I cant thank Nick enough for his exemplary service, and I would HIGHLY recommend anyone who is looking for GGs, to make Nick your first stop, and hopefully, your only stop.


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    Excellent choices, very nice indeed.

    Congrats Stitches.
     


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    I need those Uppinghams in my life :drool:
     


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    Those bluchers are great!
     


  12. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    Those are great kops Stitch, loving the St. James
     


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    thanks, buddy.


    :nodding:


    thanks, but unless i am mistaken, the st. james ii are oxfords, and the uppinghams are derbys.


    thank you, g. i spoliered so as not to rub it in too much. :)
     
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    I appreciate the effort and now even more upset :cloud:
     


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    dbl post
     
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