Japanese Shoes: Bespoke & RTW Super Thread

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  1. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    aren't they? Some of those MTO shoes could really pull off as Bespoke. I was quite impressed.
     
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    Yep, I totally agreed. Price seems to be very good as well. I guess there must be a long wait for their MTO program.
     
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    This thread just keeps delivering :slayer:
     
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    +1
     
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    Was this thread already on SF's 'front page'? If it was, this thread deserves another round.
     
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    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Wait for MTO shoes is officially 2 months with a fitting scheduled on week 3, But from what I understand, they only take a certain number of orders a month. I think I read somewhere that buyers should reserve a spot at the beginning of the month. :)
     
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    add911_11 Senior member

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    Woo that's posh.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Spigola MTO by Kojiro Suzuki
     
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    I gotta ask. What country is producing shoes of that sublime beauty? Just the proportions for starters. Then the thumbs up to the great shapes of the 30s/40s.
     
  10. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ethandesu and the folks @ thearmoury are a treasure trove of Spipola pics :lol:

    Seen several incarnations of these before from Cleverley and where else.

    Lazy man's shoes w/real laces.
    [​IMG]

    from ethandesu.com
     
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    Agreed. I know why they are popuar in Japan, in that you can spend a lot of time lacing and unlacing shoes in the average working week if you are going to high class restaurants, clients' homes etc etc., but I have never seen a 'lazyman' version of a shoe that I thought was an improvement on the original.
     
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    Don't get me wrong, I love Lazy man oxford. But I think the 'intention' real laces on the pair looks strange, flux laces are much better with such design.
     
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    What are flux laces?
     
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    I believe he meant faux as in fake; though you mayb be asking in jest.....
     

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