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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. RogerP

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    There's just got to be one more soul wanting such an awesome boot!
     


  2. Leaves

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    Of course you could, if it's black, or burgundy. I recently ordered a button boot in Black Calf and Lino Suede with horn buttons. I imagine it will look a lot like this when finished (but with a plain cap toe):

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    I plan to wear it with business suits almost exclusively.
     


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    ^^^ What he said - absolutely with a suit!!!
     
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    Hmm... Those black ones do look fancy...

    Which G&G last is that last most similar to?
     
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  5. Leaves

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    The Button Boot pictured with the peccary shaft is on the 2102B last. This last looks very close to the G&G MH71 last. But it fits closer to Carmina Rain. The Button Boot RogerP is organizing a GMTO for is on the 74945 last. I'd recommend you wear a UK 11.5 in this last, you being the same size as me. The 74945 is a great looking last. It's chiseled but has a round toe. Quite conservative but with an edge.

    74945 last:
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    Polling interest on a Gaziano and Girling GMTO: Gable in Deco black calf on MH71 standard width.

    At first glance these shoes are a staid, captoe business workhorse, until you notice the v-cap and the stitching in lieu of broguing. An understated yet definitive alternative to the Adelaide style.

    Deco black would have a blanched toe compared to "normal" black.

    We have three on board, and we are looking for at least two more.

    Be the envy of the office!

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  7. MoosicPa

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    Yes, I got an invoice from shipper for customs after delivery.
     
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    I'd love to see a Chelsea in Bracken or Chestnut museum with a fatigue green or reddish brown elastic. I'd want the 2102B last, though.
     


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    Really? You got an invoice from usps? Received invoices from everyone but the post office.
     


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    Well that is what @newyorker and I going for, 2102 last on Bracken museum but I am not sure about green elastic. Are you interested?

    PS there is no 2102b last, the b was typing error, just 2102
     


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    I don't think I would be in for the green elastic. Reddish brown sounds like it would match up nicely. As for last I only have one pair of bonafe shoes so I am ok with whatever the suggestion is. I have pretty average feet.
     


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    Hey @Leaves , I was wondering, since I'm flat footed, which of the shoe brands have a rather good stiffener on the side of the shoes and a rather deep foot bed so I can take the insole out and stuff my insole in? Because if the foot bed is too shallow then when I put an orthopedic insole in, the instep rises so high I probably won't be able to tighten the laces properly and end up with a huge V, not to mention a whole lot of painful walking.

    Thanks in advance!
     


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    I'm intrigued.

    Sole options: Millerghime sole like on the current Jodhpur boot? Sleek and still rubber for grip. Could even do single Dainite.

    Let me think about this. I wasn't planning on a Chelsea, but with two pairs or Bonafè, I'm now a fan.

    Anyone game for a Norvegese wholecut on the 946 like the shoe on the left, but in a chestnut or gold museum calf:


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    @laufer @MRMstl

    Have you guys seen Carmina's Jodhpur, with the buckle down by the ankle? I think that looks slightly better, as the buckle would be visible below the cuff.
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    Any chance the other two would switch to the mh71 like last?
     


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    Other way around. There's no 2102 last, only 2102B.
     


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