Meermin Mallorca Shoes

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

  1. Jmen

    Jmen Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! I would definitely recommend them! If you want any more photographs or information, feel free to ask!
     
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    I bought this for my brother and it arrived on Monday. will take pics and post them for you soon.
     
  3. Jmen

    Jmen Well-Known Member

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    I thought that I read somewhere that the Linea Maestro models come pre-polished, which explains the shine and probably the smell.
     
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  4. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Senior member

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    Have you ever bought shoes finished with a high polish? Or given any of your shoes a bulling?
     
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    Yes. Yet pre-polished not as in using wax and buffing as one does regularly, but rather in a chemical or physical way to the leather surface. Nothing wrong with that, just not what I want and like.
     
  6. Bertel

    Bertel Senior member

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    Excuse me? Of course. Silly question.
     
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  7. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Senior member

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    I asked because that's all that gloss is - a high polish. None of Meermin's shoes are made with corrected leather.

    Mine came with the same gleam, and I suppose if one wasn't used to seeing shoes finished to a high polish, or didn't bull shine their shoes, they could mistake it as some kind of chemical treatment.

    If you don't like the shine, you can remove it with some Lexol cleaner.
     
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    My tassel loafers arrived today and they are AMAZING. I love them. MTO wingtip balmorals in the dark brown shell cordovan up next!!!!!
     
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    Can anybody compare the quality of Meermin's shell to Horween? If that's already happened in-depth, I don't remember it, and it's the one thing that's keeping me from placing an order at the moment.
     
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  10. JBMarce21

    JBMarce21 Senior member

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  11. DreStylez

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    I would have to say they are up to par to AE's leather and craftsmanship but they are the only other brand that I own. In terms of price they are a steal since I was looking at the AE Neumoras which are much more expensive neither was I that set on spending the money to get the Sid Mashburn dub monks which I was also looking at as well. I still have to see how they hold up like everyone has said.

    After wearing them for the first day they were really stiff which I expected. I felt that the shoe fit perfectly (sent dimensions to José), but I began to get irritation at the heel while walking today near the stitching which caught me off guard since this never happened to me with any other shoe. After wearing them the whole day walking from class to class I ended up getting a blister on one of my feet where I felt irritation.

    I know that people get blisters from shoes that are not the right size, but I swear these fit perfectly! Does anyone have any solutions to this?

    They're RTW.
     
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    My shell jodhpurs arrived today. Ill try to snap a few photos if I have time. Or I just might take them with me on my trip..
     
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    Excellent news! I vote you take them with you!
     
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