Pasquale vs B Nelson - Looking for better recommendations for shoe repair in LA

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gam29, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. gam29

    gam29 Senior member

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    Apr 20, 2009
    Hi All,

    I just stopped by Pasquale today, and I was sorely disappointed. I recently moved back to southern California after being in NYC for a few years, and went there based on recommendations on the forum. I wanted the people to do some relatively simple patina work on a pair of Berlutis and I wanted some flush metal toe caps. They were unable to handle either of these requests. I know B Nelson does the flush metal toe caps, and I used to take my stuff there all the time. Does anyone have any recommendations for a good cobbler in LA who can handle patina, flush metal toe caps, full recrafts, etc? I would like to keep using B Nelson, but I'm on a tighter budget now and paying for shipping back and forth isn't all that sensible.

  2. Liquidus

    Liquidus Senior member

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    Mar 7, 2009
    San Francisco, California
    B Nelson covers shipping when you're doing a resole.

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