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John Lobb Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by dddrees, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Hi Chobochobo,

    Here are some other JLP Bespokes owned by other styleforum members

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    but you're right, JLP Bespokes don't have the JL logo stamped on the soles like the RTW shoes
     
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  2. Kuro

    Kuro Senior member

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    fugly. lobb can likely relast those to something less ridiculous, but wtf was this person thinking (and why didn't lobb just say no)?
     
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  3. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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  4. chobochobo

    chobochobo Senior member Moderator

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    My mistake. Still surprised JL would make something like that bespoke. I've seen some really bad JL RTW but bespoke...
     
  5. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    So here is the infamous SHIGEMATSU model (discussed a few years back), JLP Bespoke, also with a 'weapon grade' toe.

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    M. Madonini looks quite nervous

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    I LOOOVE IIIITT!!
     
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  6. add911_11

    add911_11 Senior member

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    Do people need to knee down for the customer?
     
  7. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    In Japan, they always kneel in front of a sitting customer... you've probably experienced that in nicer Japanese restaurants...
    not sure why M. Mandonini was though :lol:
     
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  8. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior member

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    At $8K a pair - hard to say no in this climate....agree the witch snout toe sticks out like a sore thumb.
     
  9. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior member

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    especially when a client about to pay $8K for a pair of shoes....
     
  10. add911_11

    add911_11 Senior member

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    haha, I only eat relatively cheap in Japan.
    There are plenty of nice place to eat in Hong Kong anyway.

    I thought kneeing in front of a shoe purchasing customer is a bit too much. Due to my chinese custom, men ought to knee only in exceptional situations.

    $8K.... well lawyers don't knee in front of their Clients in IPO offer projects....
     
  11. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior member

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    there are several "ways" to win the lead IPO...offer your client several pairs of $8K shoes.....
    stuff them in paper brown bags.
     
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  12. Ich_Dien

    Ich_Dien Senior member

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    So much fail in these past pages. :facepalm:
     
  13. sherlocksmycrof

    sherlocksmycrof Well-Known Member

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    These are gorgeous... 7000 Last, Dark Brown Museum Calf
     
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  14. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    Those are amazing
     
  15. cgo

    cgo Senior member

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    Just got my JL TUdor back from JL after a resole. JL did a great job (though at a cost)

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  16. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Congrats! Mind sharing how much it was for a recraft/resole?
     
  17. cgo

    cgo Senior member

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    Thanks NC it was approx. US$400 excluding shipping
     
  18. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    yowzers!
     
  19. cgo

    cgo Senior member

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    Yup. I think I'll topy next time
     
  20. Jagger_On

    Jagger_On Senior member

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    I think I've posted these before but not in this thread.

    My Derby II's after I gave them a polish.

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    And my most recent addition. John Lobb x Paul Smith Willoughby in grey cashmere suede.

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