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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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    I'd be in for suede. Anyone else?

    If suede is a no-go I'll keep an open mind on a custom patina by Alexander.
     


  2. Fred G. Unn

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    946 last. Not entirely sure of the model #, but it's the austerity brogue blucher than Bonafe makes. They also would leave off the perforations of another model if you desired.
     


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    I'm suggesting the U-wing boot, exactly like it is, but in the "Siena" finish by DSC.
     


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    That's 3 of us interested in a burgundy calf U Wing bal boot on the Rain last. Just to get the ball rolling and maybe get more interest, here is my proposed make up.

    - U wing balmoral boot
    - burgundy calf
    - My preference is for a rubber sole. Either Dainite, double Dainite, Dainite 500, Tomir or any other rubber sole.
    - maybe mid or dark brown edge dressing and welt but I can be swayed to get the numbers required for the MTO.

    Apart from the above, I'm ok with what the group would like.
     


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    Carmina boot in Burgundy ("Vegano Burdeos") for inspiration. MTO.

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    Thanks Leaves. This is great! That's the exact color I want.

    Come on gents, let's get this thing going while Forex is in our favor :)
     
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    Not to dampen any spirits but I would put me in the maybe category. I need to find some "in the wild" pictures of the Carmina burgundy as I am having mixed feelings at the moment.
     


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    Don't want to hurt this GMTO but from listening to what you've been posting, I'd probably hold out for burgundy shell. I kind of feel like @NAMOR. Burgundy looks best in shell.

    The custom patina and suede sound interesting though.
     


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    Here's a great pic of Carmina burgundy calf in the sun (courtesy of ScottMC on the GF thread). I have these exact shoes and they are awesome. I'd say they are a little less red than this pic would indicate and super versatile (at least with suits, as that's all I every wear them with). It's a great color, in my opinion:

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    I am interested to get a pair of short wing in Robert last but unsure about the toe area. I am a generally a UK 7 in my C&J 348 and Church, should I take a 7 or 7.5 as I see the toe area seems to be quite narrow
     


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    Thank you sir. Those do look good.
     


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    I would be in for suede in a reddish brown tone.
     


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    I'd be in for suede. Preferably not too light a brown.
     


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    Okay so that's

    Me
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    3 in for suede. I'm more than okay with reddish brown and don't want anything too light, so I think between the three of us, we can come to agreement on colour.

    @NAMOR
    @Ironist

    What do you gents think?
     


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    As long as it's different from my carmina Snuff Suede and my copper meermins I'm fine with any color. However I wouldn't be interested in austerity or contrast stitching though so I might be out.
     


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