Japanese Shoes: Bespoke & RTW Super Thread

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  1. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Oh, I'm not selling it that! :lol:
     


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    Quote:NC, I am disappointed your selling a wonderfull collection, thought you was a shoe-o-phile like me :)
     


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    Shoe Shine @ Brift H

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    Amazing!
    These shoes are a masterpiece of il Quadrifoglio.
     


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    Spigola Trunk [email protected] Armoury, Hong Kong
    July 5 & 6,2013

    Photo by: ethandesu

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    I have been looking for boot like this.
     


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    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Your collection is lightyears ahead from my puny one (and in fact from most SFers) :)
    I'm trying to trim down my RTW shoes to the ones that fits my puny feet (I wear a B width if available). Or something that's more personal, like a pair of 30+yrs old JLP passed down from my dad (and resized to fit me)
     


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    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Thanks B-M! I must say they look even better with a high shine. My iphone photos don't do them justice.
     


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    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Here's some more pics of those Hiro Yanagimachi boots

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    we need photos of the jlp
     


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    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    nothing fancy, just an old JLP RTW loafer called Romeo (discontinued a long time ago) :)
     


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    laufer Senior member

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    Nutcracker,

    I just want to thank you for all the work you put in this and other threads especially taking time to translate some of the articles. Thank you. I want to visit that beautiful land again so I will dedicate some time exploring sartorial world.

    PS. I owe you a drink.
     


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    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Glad you enjoyed the articles :fonz:

    and you're right, while we only discuss about shoes here, there are also tons to explore in the sartorial world of Japan
     


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    ThinkDerm Senior member

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    Photos still!
     


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    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Here you go :)

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    JLP Romeo, from 30 yrs ago or so. Blake constructed, not sure if they are made in Italy. Old and moldy, I first gave them a good cleaning.

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    The old John Lobb Paris logo

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    I acquired a pair of genuine JL sock sheets from my local JL boutique, and had the folks at Rifare, Tokyo, construct a custom insole to resize the shoes (down 1 full size)

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    The underside: A thick sheet of foam is attached and shaped

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    The socks fit perfectly. Even better, the once baggy loafers fit quite snuggly now. :)
     


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    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    From 2013AW Tomorrowland collection, Hidetaka Fukaya's double monk shoes with antique buckles.

    LAST Magazine FB
     


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