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

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  1. GabrielOB

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    Just to clarify about the sizing for boots with this kind of lining. Bonafe use fur lining. They normally compensate for the fitting and can do so by re-inserting the last once the insole is on; it is a very well tested operation. They use sheepskin and you can choose from black or brown color.
     


  2. calidist

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    That's fine for me as well. Maybe we can skip the further Google survey. My vote is for double leather between the two.
     


  3. Mr. Six

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    ^ Works for me, obviously. Perhaps we can just leave it to Patrik et al. at this point to decide the final configuration to propose.
     


  4. calidist

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    Sure. We've at least got 2 people behind double leather--I just can't do any single layer sole.
     


  5. Leaves

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    There is a compromise; Carmina has a sole that is between a single and a double sole and that's the "500" sole; it has a thin midsole. Not as thick as double but still a little more comfy and thick than single.
     


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    What is the bottom of this option, leather or Dainite?
     


  7. calidist

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    Is there a picture of the 500 sole you can share with us?
     


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    It can be made both with Dainite or leather.
     


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    The Galway is only available with the shearling in the shaft though, not the whole shoe as these Bonafes are, correct?
     


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  11. thebrownman

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    Wow! That is a gorgeous looking boot. I've always been indifferent about Chelsea boots TBH, but those snuff suede Carminas on the Rain last look fantastic.
     


  12. Frank the sheep

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    It´s correct.
     


  13. stmaier

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    This with a Dainite bottom should please almost everyone, no?
     


  14. calidist

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    I'd still prefer a double sole, whether that be leather or dainite. If that's not in the cards then I'll have to think about it long and hard, but I'm leaning towards passing.
     


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    Are folks open to a double leather sole? We've got 2 people interested in it. I'm going to move on with a one off MTO otherwise.
     


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