My G&G's arrived

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  1. Johnnyb

    Johnnyb Active Member

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    Just arrived from the spring DC tour stop......windsor in vintage cedar and the savoy in vintage chestnut. Both are the soft square (mh71) last. Two quick comments:

    First, I am a 12/12.5 D US so my shoes are fairly long by default. I tried to stay away from exessive "pointyness" by going with the soft square last to some success. I think the next shoe might be in the round last but uncertain.

    Second, at the spring showing Tony and I were discussing the "brown" options and he mentioned they were getting a new vintage chestnut color which was not in the catalog or on the wesbite nor did he even have a swatch yet. Based on his description I decided to go for it and here it is. My camera skills don't really show the color which is beautiful.

    untouched right out of box.
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  2. Johnnyb

    Johnnyb Active Member

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    here is the windsor in vintage cedar.
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  3. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    very nice. i like that soft square on the size 12.

    i cant wait till i get my hughes vintage oak on the soft square. mine are going to be size 10 , i hope it will look just as sleek.
     
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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    great looking shoes[​IMG] , it is nice to see all the pic of the real shoes not just the catalog pic's
     
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    Awesome shoes! What UK size did you end up ordering?
     
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    Good work!

    I also have the Savoy in vintage chestnut although mine appear much daker than yours. I have to say I prefer your lighter shade.

    I'm thinking about incorporating the toe cap from the Windsor into my next MTO.

    Enjoy.
     
  8. Johnnyb

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    teddieriley.....they are marked 12E.

    jjl....how dark is your vintage chestnut? I think mine are a tad darker than the pics but not much.
     
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    Johnnyb, just wonderful shoes! Man, I like their waist treatment. [​IMG]
     
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    teddieriley.....they are marked 12E.

    jjl....how dark is your vintage chestnut? I think mine are a tad darker than the pics but not much.


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    Nice looking shoes. I am also a size 12 and these look very elegant and not too big or bulky as some 12s do.
     
  12. Johnnyb

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    Thanks for all the comments gents.

    JJL.....this is interersting. It looks like we have two totally different colors. I wonder if Tony/Dean could shed some light.
     
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    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    What an beautiful shoe and great color. The gentle point on the cap toe is a distinctive touch.
     
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    Very nice! I think this post has finally convinced me to get the soft square last when I order my pair.
     
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    very nice
     

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