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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.

  1. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Distinguished Member

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    I think the GG thread can handle a little criticism:

    Has anyone else had heel stiffener problems, right out of the box, on their MTO lately? I have significant squeaking on my last x2 MTO, both times coming from one of the heel stiffeners. I wish fit was the issue, but this only appears on one shoe in each pair (not the same foot either).

    One pair has been repaired by GG (heel stiffener re-glued). On the new pair however, I'm still hoping it will recede with more wear. I fear it will have to be sent back as well... :(
     
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  2. GothamRed

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    Are you talking about the shank? If so, yes, I have.
     


  3. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Distinguished Member

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    ^
    For me it has been the heel counter / stiffener. My problem is that even when I'm not wearing the shoe, I can squeeze the sides of the heel cup and it makes the noise. I fear it has come loose...
     


  4. DWFII

    DWFII Bespoke Boot and Shoemaker Dubiously Honored

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    Some pastes or glues are just too brittle and they flake away from the surfaces they are supposed to hold together. That leaves bare leather rubbing against bare leather--a guaranteed recipe for creaking.
     


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    Ah, that I have not encountered, but I've had other issues with my MTOs as noted here awhile back.
     


  6. Gianni Cerutti

    Gianni Cerutti Distinguished Member

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    Really funny and nice
     


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    ^^^ Now that's cool.
     


  8. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    those ferrari ishes are cool.
     


  9. HRoi

    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    you guys really think those look good? maybe styleforumthink has passed me by...
     


  10. SonofGoldman

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    I think more ironic/novel, but well done nonetheless...
     


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    Those are for the Year of the Horse!
     


  12. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i think they are damn cool. and if you have a ferrari, they are a must have accessory. :)
     


  13. HRoi

    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    Stitchy, I am disappoint. And after you posted that killer ensemble in the NMWA thread too....
     


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    Gaudy. Douche. But fun for those whom don't give a fuck
     


  15. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    my apologies. is this what you wanted? :)

    also, thanks!!!!

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