Skoaktiebolaget – Carlos Santos, Enzo Bonafé, Saint Crispin’s, Paolo Scafora, Carmina, Rubinacci

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  1. Leaves

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    You are both correct actually. From what I have been told from Hilary it's a combination of "artistic integrity" and a way to create a leaner production line. This is my personal reflection, but I think changes had to be made during the rough years in Northampton, it's widely know that EG was going through a rough patch a few years back. Companies do what they have to do in order to survive and stay competitive. Although it was a bit frustrating with the limitations at first as a new EG retailer (as many of you know, I have been working with Tony and Dean for G&G as their agent in Germany and Scandinavia for a few years and compared to G&G, EG can feel rigid sometimes), it's something I have gotten used to. EG has so many iconic models to chose from I don't feel it's an issue.
     


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    Leaves & Gabriel, do you think there would be enough customer interest for something like this?
     


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    Not crocodile, but here is a picture of chobochobo's alligator wholecuts on the Rain last, from the "Black tie" thread:

     


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    Cheers. Using my post (on alligator) to answer my question (on croc)? Just kidding :)

    My two bits about the EG situation, their 'inflexibility' was what led me to change my Ronald McDonald Childrens Home charity shoe 2012, originally an EG (courtesy of Leathersoul) into a St Crispin. Basically, from what LS told me, there was very little leeway - even in getting stuff in combinations that they had made before. Thankfully this year, the RMCH shoe auction was St Crispin from the beginnning.
     


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    D'oh! :facepalm:

    Sorry - I didn't even notice that you were the one who had asked the question!
     


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    No problem, thanks for taking the time to answer. The difference between croc and alligator for Carmina is quite striking though.
     


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    those alligator shoes of yours are really sharp.
     


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    Leaves - try to put this through :)
     


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    This Edward Green Asquiths on the 888 last Midnight Blue is wonderful!
    Any possibility to launch a GMTO?



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    Stunning!
     


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    Just a lovely shade and beautiful shoes. Not sure about the name, though. "Midnight" suggests a very dark blue to me, and these appear closer to a cross between denim and lavender. But what's in a name? Baller shoes whatever you call them.
     


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    Patirk, are you going to restock Carmina country calf wing tip with danite / commando sole or not?
     


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    Aye, it was recently restocked actually. But no more restocks this seasons for that model. It will be restock next time in late August.
     


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    Edward Green Trunk Show

    Please join us on Friday March 7 and Saturday March 8 for our second Edward Green Trunk Show. Mr. Christopher Gumbs of Edward Green Jermyn Street will present dozens of samples of both iconic and modern Edward Green styles. An in-store-only promotional goodie will also be supplied with any made-to-order purchase. Stay tuned for more updates!

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    Hi, just wondering if there is any chance you will restock the Carmina Balmoral Boot in Grain Combo in the near future.

    Thanks
     


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