** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by david3558, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. PCK1

    PCK1 Senior member

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    Jump on them!! Photos of mine below...

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    There are a few exclusive French models, including the Somerville and Scarsdale (handgrade).
     


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    Sharp...must be the camera but yours have a red tint.
     


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    PCK1 Senior member

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    Yes, it is the lighting of the room that gives them that tint...
     


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    My first pair of C&J's: Bristols in brown suede.

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    Gianni Cerutti Senior member

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    Very nice colors...
     


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    Funnily enough, 15 minutes after I have posted this, I received a phone call, saying that my Monktons have arrived. So I picked them up today. And yes, they are definitely a bit reddish.

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  8. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Would a brown polish help? Now I'm concerned that the Monkton that's on hold for me has a reddish tint.
     
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    Thank you, sir.

    Don't be concerned too much. It's just a hint of red, and it heavily depends on the lighting conditions. I'm personally going to use a burgundy or mahogany polish, to develop it even further. You can use a brown one, to exterminate it.
     


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    You won't go wrong with the chestnut monkton...don't fret over it.

    If its a major concern to you...i'll wear mine today and try to get some good pics in natural lighting.
     
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    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Don't mention it, thank you for sharing.

    They are a great colour that you can take a couple of shades either way depending on which polish you use on which day. Superb choice.
     


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    What's everyone's thoughts on the Wexford? Can't seem to find any pictures or real posts about them here.
     


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    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Thanks...I'm hoping for a light tan for summer to wear with linen slacks.
     


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