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Considering using this mail in service. How does it compare to other mail in services ?


I'd say priced competitively given that you're getting "the works" (mirror shine, sole and heel replacement, etc.). I appreciate how quick the turn around is. I think it's a damn good mail-in service and have sent multiple shoes for full resole and just for toe taps.
 

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Just an alert for anyone who orders from Kirby, the garment bags have gotten way smaller/shallower than they used to be. This is a shame because they aren’t even as deep as their hangers at this point. See below the difference.
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This is truly epic. I am consistently and constantly surprised by all of the competitions in the world. I
submit for your viewing pleasure, the 2023 World Championship of Shoe Shining:

www.kirbyallison.com
 

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New York Super Trunk Show

Saturday, October 14, 2023

Don't miss this unique opportunity to attend the very first US Shoeshine and Patina Competition, held as part of the 2023 New York City Super Trunk Show!

On October 14, 2023, at The KF, 15 East 65th Street, New York, New York, 10021, Kirby Allison, The Shoe Snob, and Shoe Gazing Blog are proud to be hosting the first US Shoeshine and Patina Competition. This spectacular premiere event, open to professionals and amateurs alike, is generously sponsored by Bridlen Shoes, Saphir Medaille d'Or Shoe Polish, and KirbyAllison.com, and it will provide the ultimate platform to network with the artisans, and observe the contestants competing head-to-head for fantastic prizes and accolades from esteemed judges.

The NYC Super Trunk Show is an event anyone passionate about quality footwear will definitely not want to miss. It is open to the public, and admission is ABSOLUTELY FREE! We already have a hugely exciting lineup of bespoke shoemakers and other skilled artisans attending this year, and it is sure to be the largest gathering of shoe aficionados ever in the United States!

When:
Saturday, October 14, 2023, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where:
The KF, 15 East 65th Street, New York, New York, 10021

Who:
Open to the public! Free Admission! No RSVP Required!

SEE YOU THERE!
 

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It's a pity that Kirby's shop doesn't work as well for those of us in Europe. For example, a $115 pair of braces becomes a $185 once shipping and taxes are included.
 

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I actually like Kirby's videos. Yes, the English Gentleman schtick can be hilariously over the top, but I do find them to be some of the best produced and most informative content in our little realm of the interweb tubes.

As for Kirby personally, in response to his bespoke watch strap, I let him know in the comments that green and gold are traditional pimp colors and asked if he was putting a stable out onto the track. He replied that "this lifestyle doesn't fund itself" which I thought was great. So perhaps, that stick (or "brelly") isn't entirely up his ass.
 

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It's a pity that Kirby's shop doesn't work as well for those of us in Europe. For example, a $115 pair of braces becomes a $185 once shipping and taxes are included.
The comical part is that about 90% of the goods are produced in Europe, shipped to the US, and then we would need to buy it there and ship it back... What a waste of money and energy.
 

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actually like Kirby's videos. Yes, the English Gentleman schtick can be hilariously over the top, but I do find them to be some of the best produced and most informative content in our little realm of the interweb tubes.
I find his content thoroughly entertaining. Perhaps, my favorite part is that his bespoke stuff isn’t very good 😂🤷🏻‍♂️. I don’t know what it is, but he hasn’t found a maker that has nailed his fit.

But, to me, that’s part of the hilariousness of Kirby.
 

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Kirby Allison - www.kirbyallison.com - Black Friday - Cyber Monday Pre-Sale!!
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Beat the rush on your 2023 Holiday Shopping during our Black Friday / Cyber Monday site-wide pre-sale!

Enjoy a massive 15% off* this weekend only, from shoe care accessories, to garment care, ties, cigar accoutrements and much, much more^.

*15% off site-wide sale on all orders^ over $150
From: Wednesday, November 1st - Monday, November 6th!

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I find his content thoroughly entertaining. Perhaps, my favorite part is that his bespoke stuff isn’t very good 😂🤷🏻‍♂️. I don’t know what it is, but he hasn’t found a maker that has nailed his fit.

But, to me, that’s part of the hilariousness of Kirby.

Do you really think so? I think his Henry Poole and Kent & Haste suits seem to fit quite well.
 

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I find his content thoroughly entertaining. Perhaps, my favorite part is that his bespoke stuff isn’t very good 😂🤷🏻‍♂️. I don’t know what it is, but he hasn’t found a maker that has nailed his fit.

But, to me, that’s part of the hilariousness of Kirby.
I think his stuff looks pretty good. Am I not seeing something with my admittedly untrained eye?
 

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