Shoe Damage Report & Shoe P0rn Central - Part II

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Oyaji, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. Cravate_Noire

    Cravate_Noire Senior member

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    I guess you are talking about Mannina RTW, some rtw models are made in their workshop (which are excellently priced at 350-400€ for handsewn blake, what is less than what most machine sewn Santonis cost), but most RTW models are made by Franceschetti and other companies.
    In the shop do not work any other people than the Mannina family (there was an Italian girl a year ago in as a half tiem sales assistant), in the workshop where they make the shoes they have, like all other Artisans from Florence, apprenticvces from everywhere.
    Mr.Mannina in his early 70s in think, his son Antonio is not involved in making the shoes, he runs the store etc.
    Bespoke is also very well priced at 750/1200€ for blake/goodyear.
    As the Mannina family are friends of mine, the bespoke process was very pleasing, Mr.Mannina made some drawings based on my expßlanations and photos I looked up on his brother in law's ipad in the store (to get over the language barrier which occured when I asked for some very specific details).

    I'm in Naples atm, so sorry iF the answer was inclear.
     
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  2. fritzl

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    would you mind sharing them with us, so we can get better involved in your sentiments and the process.

    are they blake?
     
  3. mcarthur

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    thank you
    you should have pulled the trigger
     
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  5. HORNS

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    Thanks for the response. My shoes were 450 euros and are indeed RTW and blake welted.


    +1
     
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    Have to say i cant ever see myself wearing tassled loafers but these are stunning and may make me change my mind. Congrats Cravate Noire they are lovely wear them in good health.
     
  7. Cravate_Noire

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    Yes, for the loafers I wanted something at least formally lighter.


    The very specifi detals were to put everything so that it looks like in what you see in the photos, I have no eminent sentiments about the shoes, the people who made them are just great.
     
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    ok, try again. you can do better, i know that.

    you can pm me in german and i translate it for the rest. let's do it for history.
     
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    LOL Cravate, are you a little hung over?
     
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    had no idea enough opera buffs to warrant an S& H line - v cute
     

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