Meermin Mallorca Shoes

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

  1. grouch

    grouch New Member

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    You can get a design patent for some fashion designs. This wouldn't protect the last, but it could protect the non-functional aspects of the shoe.

    Here's the first article I found explaining this:http://www.mhmlaw.com/files/Carani - Shoe Retail 7-09.pdf
     


  2. prozach1576

    prozach1576 Senior member

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    MTO details sound awesome. Now I just need to figure out whether I am a 8 or 8.5 in the Olfe last. I think I'm most accurately a true 9D in US sizing. Does the Olfe run true to size? My feet are pretty average in shape, nothing difficult to fit like especially flat or high arches.

    I recently got a pair of Aldens in 9D on the Barrie last and while I'm keeping them, an 8.5D would definitely have been a better fit if it had been available to me.
     


  3. laufer

    laufer Senior member

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    Folks I need little help with sizing. Can anyone recommend Olfe or Hiro last size based on following

    C&J 337 = 10 E
    G&G CG06 = 10.5 E
    EG 82/888 = 10.5 E
    Carmina Rain = 10 E
    AS 109 = 10 F
    Church's 173 = 10 F
    JL Phillip II 7000 = 10

    many thanks in advance.
     


  4. stevent

    stevent Senior member

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    Ofle and Hiro fit about the same right? Like Hiro in terms of width but could spare a little I think

    Also for lasted trees, I got their standard tress on my MTO and it's a terrible fit. The upper part sticks up so the buckles are kinda stretched and it doesn't fill out vamp of shoe as it's too thin
     


  5. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    Ofle is marked as E, Hiro is marked as EE on Meermin website. My wide feet would have to go for the Hiro last for a better fit.
     


  6. OzzyJones

    OzzyJones Senior member

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    Little help please gents? Does anyone know if the Olfe last is wider than New Rey? Luisa stated I could size up a half from UK9 but the Rey is fine lengthwise, just a bit snug in the toebox. Thanks in advance!
     


  7. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    ^^yes


    My EG 82 10.5/11E fit very similar to Olfe 10UK
     
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  8. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    delete
     
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  9. laufer

    laufer Senior member

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    Gracias.
     


  10. MCanavan6

    MCanavan6 Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone recommend good shoe trees for the Olfe and Rui lasts? I just got a pair of each and am leaning towards the Hanger Project Ultra trees but am unsure of the fit. I am looking for decent quality trees around $30/pair.
     


  11. OzzyJones

    OzzyJones Senior member

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    Gyasih:
    How much wider, enough to stick with my regular size?
     
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  12. Achilles_

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    Have you tried the shoe trees from Jos a Bank? Their best promotion is 3 pairs for $25 (buy one get two free) If the name bother you, you can just unscrew the name plate.
     


  13. MCanavan6

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    I have not, I did not figure Jos A Bank to have quality anything much less shoe trees. I'll have to check them out.
     


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    The medium Jos. A. Bank shoe trees is almost as lasted trees in my UK 7 C&J 348's, well worth the money.
     
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    I'm fairly certain they buy the trees from a major shoe tree supplier. I like them better than my AE shoe trees. (they are not finished, just regular cedar, which I like)
     


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