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

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

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    I’ve had in the past as they’ve been >$800.
     

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    Ok, so they don't state a lower price on the invoice to avoid this? and what's the percentage that you paid?
     

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    If the carrier rates them correctly the duty should be 5% of the total price for the shoes. so on a pair of st james you are looking at around $52 in import tax. Then the carrier will charge you their extra BS "clearance" fees
     

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    Finally here. Yes!!
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    Thanks Mr. T. I have been too patient to get them. 3-4 years patient. :lurk:
     

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    They are well worth it though :bigstar: enjoy them sir !!
     

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    FedEx is slipping.
     

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    Any proxy in London for the sample sale :bounce2:
     

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    Yup, proxy anybody?
     

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    A couple of things to be shared.
    Colour, laces and apron work.
    Beautifuly shaped heel even with Dainite
    Lining in the tongue
    Dainite outsole attachment at the heel.
    Zoom in of leather texture.



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    @Zapasman gg have done amazing job on your thorps.
     

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    Yes I agree. But I think they put a lot of pride and expertise in all the shoes they make. Furthermore, I understand this leather is not easy to work with. I am going to use them in any kind of hard rock condition. Not for formal wear at all.
     

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    Totally agree, and I use my kudu leather casually for the weekend or travel. With jeans, chino & tweeds.
     

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