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Recent Purchases (Classic menswear - formerly Men's clothing)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by A Harris, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    Spoo how do carminas rank on the shoe hierarchy I got eyes for the snuff chukkas.
     


  2. hrv123

    hrv123 Senior Member

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    Was wondering the same thing. You've experienced both Carmina's and C&J's now, which one would you say is the better bang for the buck. I'm looking at the Lowndes vs. the Carmina double monk.
     


  3. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    I got my carmina monks this week.

    Both make nice shoes, but Carmina is better bang for the buck. around C&J handgrade with nicer lasts.
     
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  4. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Hendrix sums this up nicely


    Exactly. I have not had them on out of the house yet, but so far, VERY impressed. The Simpson last is just perfect for me - sleek, elegant, chiseled toe... its really perfect. I think I have my favorite last yet. Seriously. The suede is very "wet" and has a perfect nap. I have always found my C&J at much lower price points, but I had no problem kopping these at full retail, and would do so again. Probably next week, LOL.
     


  5. oshinex

    oshinex Senior Member

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    I've been wearing Crockett and Jones for years now and I feel that Carminas are better in terms of details. If you were to stack them against each other, the Carminas are equal to the Handgrades at a bit lesser price.
     


  6. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Now in the wild :
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  7. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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    dandy
     


  8. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Thats what they say :lol:
     


  9. NOBD

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    Great.



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  10. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I LOVE the eggplant one.
     


  11. Getzione

    Getzione Senior Member

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    Purple? I see the colorscheme keeps expanding.
     


  12. NOBD

    NOBD Distinguished Member

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    Hah. Sorry about that—trying something new... I'd call it "red cabbage red".
     


  13. TheTukker

    TheTukker Distinguished Member

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    Not sure what there is to like here, but if you like Hermes, it must have been a good day for you.
     


  14. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Woot! Time to buy! :fistbump:
     


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    Borrelli wing tips...

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