Meermin Mallorca Shoes

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

  1. bespoken4me

    bespoken4me Senior member

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    I have same pair in AE in Shell Mora model. Meermin is better- hate to admit. yours will be perfectly nice and give excitement and satisfaction AE cannot. I have becone an AE hater, with no good reason so my opinion is biased. Meermin however, stands on its own, and is clearly a better shoe
     


  2. BackInTheJox

    BackInTheJox Senior member

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    Planning on buying a pair of the 101332 black wholecuts from the Classic Line:

    http://meermin.es/ficha_articulo.php?id=1920


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    They're on the Ama last. I wear a 9.5E in the Allen Edmonds 8 last (Delray, Lasalle). I was thinking of ordering a size US10 equivalent (so, size 9 at Meermin). Any input on sizing for me based on the lasts? I know the Ama last is a little narrow/tapered at the toe, so I do feel like sizing up a half size (especially since it will be a standard width rather than a wide) would be good, but if anyone has any more specific input/suggestions it'd be much appreciated!
     


  3. Frankie22

    Frankie22 Senior member

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    x2. Can't wait to get these ones!
     


  4. lychyrychy

    lychyrychy Senior member

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    Fedex just left me a voice mail with clearance delay :fu:
     


  5. chogall

    chogall Senior member

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    That pair of MTO is not CBD or classic by any measure but is at the same time fashion forward enough to be pretty good looking, suitable for all casual outfits especially the goth ninja style. Perfect use of black on black in four different textures; two grained leather textures and two sheen of black from suede. Any other color will not look nearly as good.

    p.s., as I commented on G&G MTOs threak, some of those MTO'ers have the taste of butchers from Dubai that won the lotteries (original credit to Fuuma).
     


  6. chogall

    chogall Senior member

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    Did you order shoe trees?
     


  7. ddsg

    ddsg Well-Known Member

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    I also had a clearance delay and I did not order shoe trees. 2 pairs of shoes though so I believe it mine was stopped because it was above a certain value.
     


  8. chogall

    chogall Senior member

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    I just know that shoe trees requires additional forms to be filled out due to wooden product import restrictions.
     


  9. lychyrychy

    lychyrychy Senior member

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    no reason was shoe over $250
     


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    REguy Senior member

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    Sandro cleared up my FedEx issue from last week right away. Communication has been very prompt with regard to my transaction. Can't wait to get the shoes.
     


  11. bespoken4me

    bespoken4me Senior member

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    I just received that pair you are ordering, in a 12UK. As I mentioned earlier, for sizing, the Ama works fine as a one size decrease from AE, regardless of last. I wear a 13 D AE, and it was fine. The Ama lists as a "soft square" , less elongated and tapered than the New Rey, but chiseled enough to not have the bulbous, round look so prevalent in so many AE models. Personally, the toe box gives enough space. The uppers are stiff initially, but nicely tight grained and an overall superior value.
     


  12. BackInTheJox

    BackInTheJox Senior member

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    Were you replying to me and my post regarding the black whole cut?

    If so, that all makes sense, and thanks for the input. Can you post pictures of your shoes? Thanks!
     
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  13. bespoken4me

    bespoken4me Senior member

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    http://i1326.photobucket.com/albums...9eea910e06f55477fac364b65fa88_zpsedccb84b.jpg

    I don't yet know how to upload from Ipad/ photobucket, but can email photos if you PM me. Yes, these are Ama black wholecuts. I am also doing a couple MTO's with Pepe, one of which is a whiskey pebble grain, 3 eyelet plain toe derby ( blucher), in a partial Norvegese with GY and wood pegged waist. Pepe is an outstanding communicator, and treats his customers as though they are placing bespoke orders.
     


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    Very 30s/40s and very nice shape and colour! :fistbump:
     


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