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Paolo Scafora Bespoke Shoes Have Arrived

josepidal

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Right, now I remember that previous photos featured toes not quite as wide as the Portnoy Model 1. (But Portnoy needs diversity.)

Do Scafora customers used Topys?
 

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Beautiful shoes and the antiquing is awesome
 

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Sir Aportnoy me likes your shoes .
And I don't give a ---- .Squarerish toe or not I would wear the hell out of them.The toe appears to have a nice taper to them . If you send to me I'll test them out for you free of charge .
 

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Originally Posted by kolecho
Agreed that the toebox is too square, but what amazing craftsmanship. VR, lovely wholecuts. Question: Can you guys get yourself to wear them? I'd like to see scans of these soles after some wear as evidence

Some Bettanin & Venturi shoes have equally elaborate stamps o nthe soles.
 

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I saw a pair of shoes at the Saks Fifth Avenue outlet store by the name of Ted Baker which also had a similar design on the sole.
 

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Not my style Andrew, but very nice nonetheless.
 

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Originally Posted by Panzeraxe II
Well, I wore mine for the first time on Friday. I cried at the end of the day when I saw the soles.
I plan on getting mine topy-ed right away.

On principle, I don't want to ever catch myself thinking about whether or not I should walk on the soles of shoes...

 

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these shoes are ugly and a waste of time and money. i don't know how many iterations OP had to go through, but panzeraxe had to go thru three tries and he had to send pics of edward greens before he got what look like marginally better shoes. OP's shoes look like the toes were chopped off.

look at it this way: if OP didn't present them as bespoke paolo scafora, would you still think so highly of them? the square toes are not that much better than ken cole, save for the nicer looking leather and fancy antiquing. if i were OP, i'd be pissed at this result, after paying thousands of $ and waiting for months.

just my 2 cents. i'm allowed to express my opinions, yes?
 

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Originally Posted by don_andomo

just my 2 cents. i'm allowed to express my opinions, yes?


You are certainly allowed to express your opinion.

I hope the OP has some other decent shoes, and these Scaforas are not his only quality shoe choice.
 

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Originally Posted by Connemara
Not my style Andrew, but very nice nonetheless.

+1 and we should encourage Mr Portnoy in this direction, for at least it may mean more EGs, JLs and G&Gs for the rest of us.
 

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Originally Posted by rnoldh
You are certainly allowed to express your opinion.

I hope the OP has some other decent shoes, and these Scaforas are not his only quality shoe choice.


Yeah, Andrew. I hope these aren't your only decent shoes.
 

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Nice shoes, with a dramatic toebox.

Not sure how I feel about the Hell's Angels style thing on the sole.
 

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