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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

    RogerP Distinguished Member

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    Yes, and yes. I think the contrasting stitching will be a nice touch, and together with the suede, give the boot a lot more pop than a standard calf austerity boot would have.
     
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  2. Notreknip

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    I like the way this is sounding. I'll be watching this develop.
     


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  4. RogerP

    RogerP Distinguished Member

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    I suppose we decide on suede color first - I'm open to anything in a medium brown or reddish brown - so snuff, tobacco, nutmeg and the like. I just don't want a dark brown or a tan. I'm open to the wide range in between.

    For contrasting stitching, I'm not sure that is something we select in terms of color or just leave to Carmina
     


  5. watchidiot

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    I guess this is going in a direction different than what I originally proposed. My preference was for something in burgundy or reddish brown calf. I'm sure the suede will look good regardless, but trying to fill up other holes on my rotation first. So I'll probably seat this one for now.

    Of course if there are 5 other folks interested in a burgundy/reddish brown calf u wing boot then we can get 2 separate GMTOs going.
     


  6. Jmm722

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    I would be interested in a burgundy or reddish brown u wing. As I understand it, is there less upcharge with a GMTO?
     
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    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    contrast stitching for outsole? light brown or tan perhaps?

    so carmina uwing boot as seen here:

    last: Rain (as seen below)
    outsole: rubber i prefer double to be safe but open to other suggestions
    leather: suede (no shell available unfortunately)
    design: see below

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    @Leaves

    do you have any updated suede swatches from Carmina? is polo lighter than snuff? and could you give us a ballpark price?
     
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    That makes us 2. We need 4 more to get some traction on this.

    @Leavesdoes Carmina have any brown calf with reddish tones? Maybe something similar to EBs Etrusco calf?

    Thanks.
     
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    Could aways do burgundy then put mahogany polish on it. Or navy polish on burgundy.

    Polo suede and tobacco suede would be my picks.
     


  10. Leaves

    Leaves Affiliate Vendor Affiliate Vendor

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    How about this:
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    ...but finished in the custom Siena patina by Dandy Shoe Care. Now that will be a great make up! Price will be about 3900 SEK ex VAT including patina service.
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    It will have to be a limited run though, something like 10 pairs because Alexander does not usually do large runs in the same color.
     


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    @Leaves, if this goes as you suggested, I am in.
     


  12. NAMOR

    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    I'd be all in if it wasn't for that cognac shell boot. Patrik, do you have a preference for suede? Is there one that's more likely to satisfy the gmto requirement?
     


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    Fred,

    If you don't mind me asking, what was the model number on this one, and what last did you choose? Sorry if you've mentioned these already.

    Thanks!
     


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    I am also interested in this, more so than suede. Need more details but am definitely interested.
     


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    Slightly confused. Does your post mean the U Wing looking just like the second shoe?
     


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