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

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  1. earthdragon

    earthdragon Senior member

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    That is correct - MDO_Cream_Navy(06)
     


  2. mktitsworth

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    Figured. Try emailing Dean, or Nick. Hell, PM DWF. Perhaps one of them can tell you what might work well.

    Something else you might consider is finding a way to mix the Navy with the neutral cream to lessen the amount of pigment applied when polishing.
     
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    After a quick chat with Kirby, his recommendation for lightening the polish (should that be your desire) was also to cut the 06 with some neutral or renovateur.
     


  4. earthdragon

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    Thanks for the tips - quite apprehensive and I will indeed try DFW, before commencing.
     


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    I can certainly understand your apprehension.
     


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    Anyone know what color these are? Cedar darkened, burnished more, and polished all over?
     


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    Aren't those bespoke? Which mean they are the color the client asked for, not necessarily any of their standard colors.
     


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    Oxford MH71 part of my 8 black cap toes, photo comparison with other brands to come in my black cap toe thread, cross post from Gaziano & Girling Oxford

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    I would hazard a guess that they are vintage cherry with some enthusiastic burnishing...some guy had a pair of oakhams done this way a few hundred pages back.
     


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    According to Dean - Yes navy Saphire polish 06 will be fine, is has a little blue colour pigment in so it should help to maintain the midnight blue colour.
     


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    Looks bespoke to me. They even have the hinged bespoke trees.
     


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    lovely. wear them in good health.
     
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  13. earthdragon

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    Thanks
     


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    I too have visited the new factory. It's significantly larger, better planned and more airy than the old factory, which is chaotic in the extreme. I think it is highly encouraging and a very positive development for the company. A full report will appear soon.
     


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