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Meermin Mallorca Shoes

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

  1. PapaRubbery

    PapaRubbery Senior member

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    Just thought I'd bump with the additional people I found interested in this outside of SF.

    At this rate we'll be ordering in days :D
     
  2. mimo

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    Meermin is who - as least I think that was the point. Their Linea Maestro line are only available in a very narrow last (aside from the more expensive Norwegian and cordovan sub-lines). In contrast, their cheaper lines are available in a wider variety of shapes. They are by no means the only maker offering ever-longer and narrower lasts as the price and specs increase (yes, I mean you, Messrs G&G!), but they are certainly one of them.

    Too true. I'm glad I'm not the only one who finds cordovan slippers somehow amusing (now boys, make sure you don't get that extra-thick, extra-strong, extra impermeable shoe out in the wet now!).
     
  3. OzzyJones

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    The shoe alone is €260 for those outside the VAT rip off zone (based on original MTO price in 12/12) The eurozone price was 330 plus 20 shipping and 10 for toe taps (half normal price)
     
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  4. mimo

    mimo Senior member

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    ^^ Or another way to look at it~: 21% Spanish VAT removed from 360 gives you 297.52 Euros including taps and trees, but shipping costs may vary!
     
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  5. OzzyJones

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    Local taxes may vary too!
     
  6. MoldyBiscuit

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    Malaysian studying in UK here. I'm curious about this. 360euros -VAT is about 284euros. Zarium, what was your cost breakdown? I'm thinking of hopping on the new MTO and have a pair delivered in UK and claim VAT [​IMG]
     
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    I'm not sure you can claim VAT on online goods shipped within the EU, unless you'd like to ship it to Malaysia and then carry it back to the UK :D Edit: Just remembered about this procedure, would this work?
     
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  8. joiji

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    Out of curiosity, if they're sourcing the hatchgrain from Horween, would Pepe be willing to do a MTO in Horween shell? I assume there would be a hefty cost associated, but I can only guess at how many here would be interested in one?
     
  9. OzzyJones

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    Basically boils down to you can claim the VAT back if you bugger off out the country within 3 months of purchase and don't come back for a year!
     
  10. Benjaminba

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    I want to order the country calf boots (Ron last), but getting the size right seems like a gamble! I'm usually UK7-7.5. I have a pair of loake in uk7 on the capital last (pimlico chukka), which is a snug fit in both width and length.

    Now, to make it difficult, I want to be able to some times wear thick wool socks in the country boots. Luisa suggested 7.5. On the other hand, a few people in this thread have said they size down 0.5 on the Ron last, saying it fits big. So.. Trust meermin? :happy:
     
  11. OzzyJones

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    Country calf boot is on Rui last no? Fwiw I was sizing down half on those. (Cancelled :()
     
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  13. Benjaminba

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    Right, Rui last! Always get those mixed up. Did you want a snug fit for your boots? (why cancel?? [​IMG]) Perhaps safer to just go with UK7 then, so I can still use them even if I can't wear thick wool socks.
     
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    LETS DO THIS!!!!! I can't believe I suggested the JL model and opted out of the group buy. Wont miss this one!

     
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    +1
     
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    I found New Rey just slightly tight in my regular size so went tts in Olfe and half down in Rui to account for the extra width. I cancelled cos I ordered both versions of my group MTO boot and I've got the museum shoes coming on Friday. The other boots were an unjustifiable expense even tho I REALLY want them!!
     
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    I am in for it too as long as we are talking about austerity brogue model like the one shown or the existing austerity brogue from Meermin lineup.
     
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  20. bboysdontcryy

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    The original museum calf is nice (I have Lobbs in them). Now, the plum museum calf is a game changer. It's honestly rare to find shoes in it -- always sold out.
     
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