Meermin Mallorca Shoes

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

  1. kmdsimpson

    kmdsimpson Senior member

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    Nope. And it's a huge pain in the ass for the carriers, too. That's why they hit you with an administrative fee every time customs charges a package - because they have to fill out all this paperwork.
     
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  2. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    Who wants to disprove the null hypothesis?
     


  3. kmdsimpson

    kmdsimpson Senior member

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    Ha. Let me soften my statement a bit: It's likely luck in this case. Unless someone thinks that they and/or Meermin are being specifically targeted by US Customs to have their packages searched.

    Or maybe US Customs likes DHL more than Fed Ex?
     
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  4. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    TNT is worse by far, at least to the US. When my shipment was stuck in customs they didn't contact me. It was only after I checked the tracking after it had been stuck for 5 days or so that they told me I owed customs. Their "handling" charge for customs seems really high too, $35 IIRC on top of the customs fees. UPS just goes on and pays it and then you owe at delivery which it much preferable.
     


  5. kmdsimpson

    kmdsimpson Senior member

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    Yes, that could be true. I meant they are the same in terms of which packages get selected by Customs. But the way they handle it with their customers could differ, as you point out.
     


  6. JBMarce21

    JBMarce21 Senior member

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    Good point. I may have acted in haste.
     


  7. JBMarce21

    JBMarce21 Senior member

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    UPDATE: Sandro took amazing care of me! made all the problems go away for my next order!
     


  8. Aieyric

    Aieyric Senior member

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    Group pic of some used meermin shoes.
    Thought some would be interested in how they look after a while.
    The sued monk strap have been my "bad weather" go to since i got them (bad weather here so they have been used the most)
    [​IMG]
     


  9. MarioImpemba

    MarioImpemba Senior member

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    Nice! Inspiring. Thanks for sharing.
     


  10. mymil

    mymil Senior member

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    Very useful pic! Looks like the suede is holding up nicely to the elements, which is reassuring. No shell, though? [​IMG]
     


  11. Frankie22

    Frankie22 Senior member

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    Got something new in regard to MTO cooking [​IMG]

    Update:
    2 weeks ago I tried to order a LM Oxford that was out of stock
    Ordered something else
    Two days later decided on a different shoe
    Changed my mind AGAIN, asked for the light brown hand welted Brogue after realizing I had ordered the wrong shoe
    Sandro obliged, had them sent from Madrid to his shop
    Performed quality control check
    Shipped shoes last night

    Not once did he get testy with me when I was being a total pain in the ass.

    I wish we could keep these guy as a Style forum exclusive vendor haha. I'd much rather give these guys business vs. some corp machine.
     
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  12. Aieyric

    Aieyric Senior member

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    Yea they still looks really good, could maybe need a cleaning with a sued brush but thats all.
    I were gonna order a mto double monk strapp but i just cant justify another pair at the moment.
     


  13. JBMarce21

    JBMarce21 Senior member

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    Just what I have been looking for... about how long have you had these?
     


  14. Aieyric

    Aieyric Senior member

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    Around 6 months.
    With the sued monks seen most action, followed by the brogues.
     


  15. Steel28

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    any feedback on LWB? thanks
     


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