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Skoaktiebolaget – Carmina, John Lobb, Enzo Bonafè, Carlos Santos, Saint Crispin’s, Rubinacci – Offi

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Leaves, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. Swede66

    Swede66 Senior member

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    I might be in as well. Would also like to know if it is Ilcea's museum calf or not before deciding.
     
  2. laufer

    laufer Senior member

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    This indeed is very good question and I would like an answer too.
     
  3. zarkov

    zarkov Well-Known Member

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    @Skoaktiebolaget Do you have any photos to show what brown the upcoming Carmina suede double monks are? Are they as dark as these from The Nordic Fit (also on the Inca last)?
    [​IMG]
     
  4. rydenfan

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    Been meaning to buy the tobacco Carmina chukka for ever and now their gone. Looks like the impending price increase threw everyone into a buying frenzy...
     
  5. Squire

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    Just picked up my Carmina balmoral boots from SkoAB! At first try they feel wonderful, much softer than I expected them to be.

    I do however prefer the previous colour scheme more than this one; there was more of a contrast between the calf and grain on the older version. To remedy this, I'm thinking about trying to make the grain darker on my boots and that brings my to the following question: what polish do you guys recommend (from Burgol)? Dark brown, black?
     
  6. j ingevaldsson

    j ingevaldsson Senior member

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    It's harder to affect the color on grain leather, the cream gets cramped up in the lower parts and is harder to get it out evenly.
     
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  7. Squire

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    Hard but not impossible? I'm determined to get some darker grain, it looks a bit weird when it's the same colour as the calf.

    I guess regular paint or a sharpie will have to do as a last resort. ;)
     
  8. Leaves

    Leaves Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Same suede as the above.
     
  9. cyc wid it

    cyc wid it Senior member

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    My order shipped :D

    Maybe they'll even make in time for my birthday.
     
  10. Leaves

    Leaves Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    If you snooze, no shoes.
     
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  11. Frank the sheep

    Frank the sheep Senior member

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    Haha, good one!
     
  12. SuitedDx

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    If you use darker cream polish and do it regularly leather will slightly darken. Don't expect significant changes (e.g., tan to dark brown) but the overall color will shift slightly and add patina. This effect should show well after a couple of years of wear.
     
  13. budapest12

    budapest12 Senior member

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    Hullo? Uh, guyz? Starting to get worried about you all. Did you all migrate to some other Swedish shoe thread and not invites me?
     
  14. tifosi

    tifosi Senior member

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    Shhh. Nobody tell him where we are.
     
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  16. justinkapur

    justinkapur Senior member

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    [​IMG]


    I tried looking the past few pages but didnt see anything about this. I found on Skoaks tumblr. WOW

    Really want. Is this a GMTO? Or a stock item?
     
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  17. JARB

    JARB Active Member

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    @Flick , how are we doing with this? Still missing one before we can order?
     
  18. laufer

    laufer Senior member

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    I would like to know first where Carmina sources its museum calf.

    I am interested in combo model with dark brown suede top not snuff suede as dark brown suede is darker than snuff suede.
     
  19. Skoaktiebolaget

    Skoaktiebolaget Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    It's a MTO, sorry for not clarifying that. The model is called Hove.
     
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  20. fllick

    fllick Senior member

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    i think we are waiting on @Skoaktiebolaget or maybe @Leaves who can help to clarify where carmina sources their museum calf leather from, things should move pretty quickly from there
     

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