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Japanese Shoes: Bespoke & RTW Super Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by nutcracker, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    lead time for Mr. Bottier Bespoke is 6 months

    lead time for Spigola Bespoke is 8 months
     
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  2. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Guild of Crafts Bespoke & MTO: Monkstraps and Monkstraps!

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  3. add911_11

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    That's alright.
     
  4. FlyingMonkey

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    Some of those Guild of Crafts models cross the line into Bad Taste That Only The Rich Can Afford. I think they are the only maker on this thread who I don't like that much, and they are by far the most expensive of the bespoke makers in the Tokyo area at least.
     
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  5. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Senior member

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    does spigola make rtw shoes?
     
  6. meister

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    This. Hence my move to Italian shoes. But for comfort can't beat UK.

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    What imagination thought up this take on dub monks? This thread has the juices flowing.
     
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    I believe they have a small RTW range, but it is only sold in the Osaka shop, there is a few in his Japanese website.


    Really?
     
  8. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    How about this?

    Guild of Crafts MTO Ghillies

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  9. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Le Scalpe de Cabiria (Wada Toshiaki)

    Strap Jodhpur Boots, Bespoke

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    Full Brogue Oxford, MTO

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    Boots, Burgundy Shell Cordovan, patterned after Hilo Boots (UK), MTO

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    Wada-san is a student of Yukiko Bassett Okawa (from JL St.James). I say his shoes are 2nd generation English-Japanese style
     
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    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Il Vagabondo
    Artigiano Motoji Suga

    an Ugolini alumnus

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  11. ThinkDerm

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    nice skin there. snake...
     
  12. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Main-D'or aka Murata Eiji: The man with the golden touch

    Bespoke V-front Derby with 3 eyelets

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  13. add911_11

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    I really like this, an alligator model will be prefect.
     
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    Indeed what a touch to get that shine!
     
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    Definitely one of the best craft I have seen.
     
  17. Ilovelobbs

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    The heels on these are fetchingly drop-dead-gorgeous.....
     
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    Murata Eiji: mind -- blown.
     

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