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

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

  1. PCK1

    PCK1 Well-Known Member

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    i want the new st. james too.

    i am thinking something lighter colored for spring/summer use.

    though i am still tempted by a fox suede too.

    i hate shoes....
     
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  2. SoGent

    SoGent Well-Known Member

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    the St James III is MUCH better looking
     
  3. stevent

    stevent Well-Known Member

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    Fox suede is so nice really want a pair but don't see it being worn
     
  4. PCK1

    PCK1 Well-Known Member

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    agreed completely.

    the broguing lines are much improved.

    the shoe has much more character now. doesn't look like some plain jane rtw.
     
  5. PCK1

    PCK1 Well-Known Member

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    fox suede and flannels....ultimate combo.
     
  6. nickrut

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    No suede...need something different. Who's gonna organize the GMTO? lol.
     
  7. Ironist

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    Cedar? Antique grey? Deco black? Racing green?
     
  8. nickrut

    nickrut Well-Known Member

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    In for Grey, Deco Black or Racing Green.
     
  9. Leaves

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    That's Tony. A large portion of the factory workers were actually in G&Gs, usually shoe factory workers wear flip flops or such.
     
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    Can't tote the company line if you never tried their products!
     
  11. grc1

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    New vintage rioja Warwicks on their maiden Tube trip back from the G&G store ...
     
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  12. RogerP

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    ^^^ Nice! That is such a terrific shade.
     
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    I'm not a fan of the new St James II broguing pattern in the heel, especially how there's no curvature (like the old design) when it meets the welt, judging by the pic.
     
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    Thanks to Nick at Bespoke England for the excellent service and helping me acquire a boot that's long been on my want list


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  15. JubeiSpiegel

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    ^Fantastic make-up, nice harmonic choice of leathers. Enjoy your boots...
     
  16. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Well-Known Member

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    Those are new? Creasing is already very prevalent. Is the sizing correct?
     
  17. grc1

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    Yes - for a non-bespoke shoe, at any rate. Ideally, the ball would be a tad wider but flatter, instep a bit higher and the heel cup ever so slightly roomier. But I've tried F width and/or half-size up/down and found them to be suboptimal. Oh well.

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  18. JubeiSpiegel

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    I think they look pretty good either way, but my understanding is that if you are doing MTO, there is some level of adjustment that you can request. On my MTOs, GG make my right shoe toe box slightly wider (per my request), and i recall other people having instep adjustments made on their MTOs. It might be something worth discussing with you GG retailer in the future...
     
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  19. grc1

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    True - this particular pair was stock, not MTO, so for the sake of £400 I was willing to compromise!
     
  20. sevenfoldtieguy

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    Does anyone have both G&G's oak hatch grain and EG's Walnut country calf? If so, how close in color are they? Thanks.
     

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