My Carmina cordovan shoes arrived, but.....

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by kolecho, Sep 12, 2006.

  1. pkincy

    pkincy Senior member

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    Has everyone noticed that Carmina will be carried by Sky Valet?

    Perry
     
  2. kronik

    kronik Senior member

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    Has everyone noticed that Carmina will be carried by Sky Valet?

    Perry


    I purchased a pair for my girlfriend last year (the female shoes [​IMG] ).
     
  3. Chris "Italia"

    Chris "Italia" Senior member

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    Brilliant Shoes!
     
  4. kolecho

    kolecho Senior member

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    I wear EG UK8E in last 888, 606. I am UK7.5E in C&J last 337.

    With the Rain last, I am Carmina size 7.5E. Get them. They are the most elegant cordovans I have ever come across. Alden got me into cordovan, but Carmina win hands down with this last and craftsmanship.
     
  5. whoopee

    whoopee Senior member

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    Great shoes, kolecho, and thanks for the sizing advice, though I notice that the soles of your shoes are marked 7E.
     
  6. kolecho

    kolecho Senior member

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    It is marked 7 1/2.
     
  7. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Senior member

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    I wear EG UK8.5E in last 888, 606. I am the same size in C&J last 337.

    With the Rain last, I am size 7.5E. Get them. They are the most elegant cordovans I have ever come across. Alden got me into cordovan, but Carmina win hands down with this last and craftsmanship.

    Wow, sounds like the last fits very large. Thanks - sounds good!
     
  8. Bic Pentameter

    Bic Pentameter Senior member

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    I don't know if there has ever been a successfull one on the Style Forum, but I smell a group buy.....I would be in.
     
  9. aportnoy

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    Do you even have to ask if I'm in?[​IMG] Could Sky Valet do a special bulk order for us? I know that Alden went directly through Carmina to get the LL shell cordovan boot.
     
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    I don't know if there has ever been a successfull one on the Style Forum, but I smell a group buy.....I would be in.
    Depending on pricing, I'd be interested. I love shell cordovan shoes and shell cordovan should minimize the creasing that makes wholecuts unattractive after some wear. This is also the first cordovan _colored_ wholecut I've seen. Really a unique shoe. Edit: Are they available with a floating medallion, a la the C&J Weymouth?
     
  11. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I don't know if there has ever been a successfull one on the Style Forum, but I smell a group buy.....I would be in.

    I'm in! [​IMG]
     
  12. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Senior member

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    Could we get Alden to custom make a wholecut right here stateside if we get enough orders?
     
  13. kolecho

    kolecho Senior member

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    I dealt with Miguel Font in the Paris store. He is very accomodating. You guys should speak to him. Best if you get someone who speaks French or Spanish to lead the discussion. They have some funky colours for special orders also.

    I am already eyeing my second pair in the same last - a two-eyelet Corthay inspired design in cordovan [​IMG]
     
  14. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Senior member

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    I am already eyeing my second pair in the same last - a two-eyelet Corthay inspired design in cordovan [​IMG]
    Sounds awesome. I definitely want to order some Carmina shoes. Wish there was some way to see their full model lineup. Their webpage seems to be under construction.
     
  15. aportnoy

    aportnoy Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Sounds awesome. I definitely want to order some Carmina shoes. Wish there was some way to see their full model lineup. Their webpage seems to be under construction.

    I'm so in Zach. Let's make this happen.
     

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