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

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Leaves, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. MGD83

    MGD83 Distinguished Member

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    Our Burgundy Beauty is on the slightly elongated and soft chiseled 2102b last. It's quite roomy in the instep but features a sleek vamp and a low toe box.
     
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    @Skoaktiebolaget Is the 2102b last roomier in the instep then the 946 last?
     
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  3. Skoaktiebolaget

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  4. Gerry Nelson

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    Here's a blast from the past - black calf/suede balmoral boots from Skoaktiebolaget:

    [​IMG]

    I still went 'Wow!' when I opened the box to take them out this morning [​IMG]
     


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    Wonderful! And stunning picture [​IMG]
     


  6. RogerP

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    That reminds me - I really want a pair of black bal boots. Nice!

    I don't often wear tall boots in the summer, but my Bonafes came out to play at the park yesterday:



    [​IMG] [​IMG] Full shot in heir more usual frosty surroundings: [​IMG] I need more of this brand in the rotation.
     
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  7. Gerry Nelson

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    Thank you!

    Yes, you should get some and I know just the place ... [​IMG]

    Those boots look great. It's getting warmer over here so it won't be boot weather much longer.
     


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    EG Nevis MTO Rosewood CC only needs one more.


    Model : Nevis
    Last : 606 E Width
    Leather : Country Calf
    Soles : Dainite with storm welt.
    Eyelets : Hidden eyelets.
    Lining: Forest Green



    Rosewood CC
    @dddrees
    @cwh812 (Willing to be the sixth if need be)
    @mrbrioni
    @Ironist
    @anderz *Ready to commit on the Rosewood choice



    Almond CC
    @aldenwear
    @rydenfan
    @anderz first choice
    @CFML

    Mahogany CC
    Payment link on Skoaktiebolaget

    We're getting close but remember we need 6 people to complete an MTO. So put in your vote now
     


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    Really the best value for the money. Unfortunately for me I can only wear 946 last. Other lasts are really strange. 2102 has a very high instep that there no way I could ever fit in it, 363 also has a high instep and it is very restrictive in the the toe box. I tried two different sizes on 363 and I could not make it wearable. great shoes by Bonafe.
     


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    I was hoping you would say on 804 last. I had no luck with 363 last. I tried a pair of wingtip but the toe box was way to narrow while instep was very high. I tried going a half a size up and ordered a pair of boots thinking that they may fit me but this did not work either.
    There was some talk that you guys may bring a modified version of 363 last with increased toe room? Has this materialized or are you still bringing in the same 363 last?
     


  11. Squire

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    Hi guys, I'm thinking of buying myself a pair of Balmoral boots for the winter and I'd like your input. How casual a clothes can I combine these Balmoral boots from Carmina with? Would they only work well with suits/odd jacket and trousers or could they be worn together with more casual clothes like chinos/jeans, shirt and a pullover?[​IMG]
     


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    Very little is known of the Bonafes last, is there one particular one that has a lower instep?
     


  13. Skoaktiebolaget

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    You can definitely wear them with casual clothes such as denim or khakis if you'd like. The grain/calf combo is very versatile and pairs well with a lot of different fabrics and can be dressed up and dressed down as you'd like.
    The 804-last (used for our suede double monks) is notably lower in the instep than our other Enzo Bonafé-lasts.
     
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    I bought these boots, for the same reason, and they are very versatile indeed. I've worn them with a suit, with dress pants, chinos, and jeans. They look super sharp with the right denim/fit.

    One word of caution--I think they're way too nice to see actual winter weather, the single thickness sole means that salt and slush will definitely get on the uppers!

    After a year of weekly wear they are incredibly comfortable as well, even though the grain portion will feel a bit stiff out of the box.
     


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    I'm beginning to think that I can't be a well adjusted, functioning forum member until I see that movie.....
     


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