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

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  1. dddrees

    dddrees Senior member

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    That's the color I would have gone for had they had a pair in my size available.
     
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    I was very tempted by the green, truth be told. Justin's pair were my straight-up fave, but that color range is already very well represented in the rotation.
     
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    Thanks brotha!


    I wanted the reddish ones as well but I have 2 shoes in the rotation. The tan/brown immediately caught my attention and I didnt hesitate to purchase even though I literally purchased the GG Hoves like a day before.
     
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    Hey @Leaves !

    Do you know if Carmina makes loafers on any of their wider lasts other than Forest? I love the loafer designs but I have pretty much no hope of squeezing my foot into the Simpson or Uetam lasts that most of the loafers seem to be made on.

    Thanks!
     
  6. justinkapur

    justinkapur Senior member

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    cyc wid it Senior member

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    Picked up Carminas from USPS during lunch. :embar::nodding:
     
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    Burton Senior member

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    I had them make up a pair of shell cordo loafers on the Rain for me. It took a bit of convincing, but they eventually conceded and the result is great.
     
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    The finish is different as I find EG's to have a "deeper" look; I don't think it would be redundant. Next, an angel should speak some logic about having two dark brown shoes... Anyone? :decisions:
    G&G lasts are long but surprisingly well proportioned for me.
    I also visited my PO. Yesterday, it USPS said my package was "Out for Delivery" and today was "Delivery status not updated" so I figure it hasn't been scanned. This is what I found: [​IMG] :D
     
  10. justinkapur

    justinkapur Senior member

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    If the length feels fine but the leather where the laces are meets is that ok? I have a low instep so oxfords and bluchers have the laces meet almost all the time.
     
  11. MGD83

    MGD83 Senior member

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    How did you size your GG justin? Did you go a full size down or half size
     
  12. justinkapur

    justinkapur Senior member

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    1/2 size as I did on my other GG
     
  13. MGD83

    MGD83 Senior member

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    What's your us size?
     
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    Does GG TG73 fit narrower then Carminas Rain last? I'm trying to nail down my TG73 last sizing. I'm a 9.5UK in the Rain, although I find it a touch long.
     

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