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Meermin Mallorca Shoes

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by asturiano, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. habanos

    habanos Senior member

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    So when is the website opening up?
     
  2. capua

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    Seriously! All I want to do is give them my money. All they have to do is create a website.
     
  3. VRaivio

    VRaivio Senior member

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    Capua, you can order online already. Simply email Pepe and give him your wishes, that's how I left my order. Pictures from different materials and lasts are displayed at www.meermin.tumblr.com.
     
  4. bullswin

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    Pepe -- if you read this, I thought I'd mention one suggestion...

    In addition to the great pics on tumblr, it'd be great to know more specific and comparative info across lasts. As a relatively new customer, it's hard to make educated guesses/opinions about any differences (both fit and shape) between the New Rey, Ben, Vil, Ama, etc. lasts.

    Thanks.
     
  5. RogerC

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    Agreed. Perhaps a comparative picture, like this one from Markowski would be useful?

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  6. Naka

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    Seconding a request for something like this.
     
  7. VRaivio

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    ...worry not, I've already emailed the very same request for Pepe yesterday. Hopefully we'll have some pictures soon.
     
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    Thank you! This will be very helpful in reducing the chance that the shoe won't fit.
     
  9. fritzl

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    depends on the suplier. anyway, they sell directly through their stores.


    gyw?
     
  10. hendrix

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    true, never thought of that as being such a costcutter.
    Nah their top line is definitely hand welted goodyear (oxymoron? you get what i mean anyway) unless they're flat out lying on their blog - they've posted pictures too.

    I've found my shoemaker but it's nice to have a relatively cheap brand i can recommend to noobs as being good value.
     
  11. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    Not sure if this helps or not, but here's the New Rey last vs C&J 348 and Alden Aberdeen

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    Fred
     
  12. cbfn

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    So the New Rey is wider than the 348?
     
  13. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    No, the sole of a UK9E 348 is a little bit wider than a UK9 New Rey, at least on the pair I have, by a few mm.
     
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    To be 100% clear: Does this mean they use a leather welting strip which they handstitch to the lasted upper and then use the goodyear welting machine to attach the insole to the welt?
     
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    Ohh sorry, my mistake. How are the total space in the New Rey compared to the 348 Lowndes?
     
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    no.

    goodyear welt machine is for attaching the welt, not stitching the sole as far as i know.

    I think they're handwelted and sewn. The reason i say goodyear is to clarify the style i.e. not norwegian, goyser or bentivegna
     
  17. Gdot

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    Thanks - I'm still learning how this stuff works.
     
  18. VRaivio

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    For those that have this brand, how are they holding up?
     
  20. Gdot

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    Thank you,

    This one leads me to understand that they use a stitched leather welt, no?



    So this is not a gemmed shoe?

    Or is the gemming that band of white material under the welt strip?
     

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