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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. mw313

    mw313 Senior member

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    great I'll try them out and just have to see if they can do a larger size, because normal size socks rip when i wear them.
     
  2. Chowkin

    Chowkin Senior member

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    Have a look here- they stock sized socks up to UK 13.0

    http://www.meschaussettesrouges.com/en/
     
  3. andrel42

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    Sadly I damaged the uppers on my St James II in Vintage Cherry so I had a friend patina them - and super happy to have them back !!!

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  4. dddrees

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    Sorry to hear that, it's a good thing however they are still repairable. Do you mind if I ask how they were damaged, and was it water related?
     
  5. AndrzejJopek

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    Nice job.... and a good friend for doing it :)
     
  6. TtownMD

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    andrel42 your cobbler has done wonderful patina job [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  7. lartiste

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    They are really nice ;), your friend made great job!
     
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  8. andrel42

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    @dddrees Not sure but my cobbler was unable to get the stains off, probably something oily ...

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  9. andrel42

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    Wow! I missed this pair! Wonderful!
     
  10. justinkapur

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    This thread makes me sad. GG just doesn't work with my foot and there's so many great styles.

    I have my entire collection of GG in UK9.5 on sale if anyone is interested check my signature
     
  11. lartiste

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    What about personallast???
     
  12. justinkapur

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    The cost of that is too high. I've found my EGs to be a better fit and so I'm migrating to them. Regardless it's a chance for some folks in my size to take advantage of a few really well maintained GG
     
  13. Tallcane

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    I am the exact opposite. I will be purging some EG from my lineup soon and am mirating to G&G.
     
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  14. lartiste

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    And EB? The personal last is not that expensive (just SEK 2,500)? I am considering to join next trunk show just to get the personal last... .
     
  15. mw313

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    I'm sorry they were damaged but they look great with the work you had done to them!!!
     
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  16. mw313

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    Thanks and I just looked them up. They actually can do even larger than that. I saw one style up to UK15!!!
     
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    I have 3 EG and just ordered my first GG. I'm very excited to dive into a new world as well.
     
  18. AndrzejJopek

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    Sorry for "hijacking" this post, but yesterday i visited EG / C&J / JL factory shops in Northampton with the purpose determining my proper size - once and for all. The experience was well worth it and i learned a great deal and came away with one too.

    I would like to share the experience in sizing as it may benefit those with slim feet.
    As a reference, I have a slim foot / low instep and a confirmed GG 9E in the TG73 and MH71.

    So here it is...

    C&J Factory Shop
    After trying many styles and sizes and lasts, my GG9E converts to a C&J 8.5E for a comparable comfortable all round fit.
    As confirmation, my C&J Tetbury 9E have now stretched to a point i need thick sports socks and still have space in length and width.



    JL Factory Shop
    Surprisingly, a wide variation in fits as well as sizes across different lasts.
    The 7000 Last in 8EEE (slim fit) is the only one that fit me as it should.



    Edward Green Factory Shop
    Some years ago, i tried an Inverness (std 9E on the 888 Last) in a store and it felt wide so i passed on it.
    The factory shop had an Inverness 8.5E. It fit snug, laced up fine and i was sure they would break in normally and i was contemplating buying them.

    At that point, it was my luck that Ms Hilary Freeman (Managing Director & owner of EG) entered the room by chance and took it upon herself to ensure i would get the full EG treatment.

    I was measured as an EG size 9.5C (c = slim fit) which is not a usual fitting and was offered the only 9.5C pair in stock which were some Shannon Boots. I was advised that one should never compromise on the size (length) of your foot by dropping down half a size because that is "your size". You should get the right length and then a width to match, which is logical.

    Well... the 9.5C boot was a "dream fit".
    Perfect in every element as if custom made to measure. The sculptured waist fits the contour of my foot, no nipping in toe box, no rubbing in the heel, vamp, uppers all to die for.

    I finally found my perfect Last and size.


    It goes without saying that, I purchased my first pair of EG 's at the Factory Shop which were 60% off list.
    As a special, EG factory fitted toe plates came in at 25 GBP and EG 9.5C lasted trees at 35 GBP so i was a happy camper.

    Given the consolidation of EG lasts, all i need to do now is state 9.5C and not worry about anything else.

    Hope the sizing information helps.


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  19. TtownMD

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    Hey thank you for posting this me & you are same size I normally take 9.5D but I am not exactly US D but close to it. I tried Dover on 606 last 9uk & 8.5uk E width. 9uk felt too spacious so I went down to 8.5UK E width it was a good snug fit. And I have been taking that now I have never tried EG 9uk C width but I can definitely see it & will give it a try. On G&G 9uk E fits like a dream & I have G&G on TG73 last & MH71 last love them. On stcrispin I take 8.5uk regular width. Thank you for sharing this and in future I will definitely try out 9UK C width. Once again thank you for your input.
     
  20. dddrees

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    I've also been ordering more G&G as of late. Partly because it was high time for a Split Toe Boot and I decided I liked the Thorpe better than the Nevis and partly just because of those real enticing Pre-Orders from Patrick and the chance to get that great looking Kudu.
     
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