Meermin Mallorca Shoes

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

  1. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

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    Ohhhhh fuck, received FedEx bill for $77 for my MTO that didn't fit. I'm beginning to suspect that FedEx has expanded their offerings to include anal probing and "Legitimate" rape.
     


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    On the webstore i think its black, dark brown, light brown.
     


  3. newtoshoes

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    Hey guys,

    I just received my black wholecuts on the Ama last (Classic line). As I stated earlier and as my nickname suggests I don't have much experience with better shoes. So I need your help.

    As you can see on the first two pictures, the lacing shows a rather strong V. Is this still ok and will it decrease by the time?

    Picture 3: The upper edge of the tongue does not have the same (or enough) colour, it is rather grey than black. Is this a quality issue? Can it be eliminated by using wax? (it applies to both shoes).

    Picture 4 shows that there is a little hole in the frame. Could this become a matter in terms of durability and/or stability or is it solely of cosmetic nature?

    Thank you very much for your help in advance!

    Best regards
     
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    The V gap is simply not enough room across the arch but these will loosen and close somewhat after a number of wears. Your gap looks fine.

    The tongue can simply be polished in black

    The notch in the edging looks cosmetic .. If really annoying you can try filling it and colouring with edge or polish
     


  5. FlaneurNYC

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    That sounds like a good plan. I was wondering if you needed a more casual shoe for jeans, etc... and was going to suggest a blucher as the second shoe. But if they're to alternate for work, then perhaps two oxfords is the way to go.
     


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    Thank you very much! The notch is not a big concern for me in cosmetic terms as it is on the inner side of the shoe. If it's not negative for the shoe itself, it's fine for me. I will try to polish the tongue.

    That means I'm gonna keep the shoes.
     


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    timotune, go back to Calikid's post and see pics of these in real life. Great choice!
     


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    Yeah! I've had them on my list, as well.
     


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    Unsure of your foot, so take this as YMMV. I was able to fit in the New Rey and Alma, both same size. The New Rey, will stretch to your foot, depending on how wide it is. The New Rey last was initially very uncomfortable to me.
     


  12. Fine Young Gentleman

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    I went true to UK size for the wholecuts. in CJ i wear a uk9 so i went with a 9, they fit great. For the Linea Maestros, they are a little narrower, so Pepe suggested I go a half size up so I got those in a 9.5 and they also fit great. For reference I wear a US10.
     


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    I noted 2 issues. The edges are a little bit rough. The medallion is also ever so slightly off in its alignment, on both left and right shoes.
     


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    I'm an 8.5uk across C&J lasts, Luisa recommended I order 8.5 in the New Ray and Ron lasts. From what I've read here, most seem to be going up .5 in the New Ray on Pepe's suggestion. Can anyone with hands on experience summarize their thoughts? Thanks
     


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    It's now been 50 days since I ordered my dub monks rtw - anybody else having unsettling waiting times?

    Edit: I ask this with full knowledge there''ve been far to many shipping time questions in this thread...
     
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