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Sons of Henrey - Shoes of timeless elegance - Official Affiliate Thread

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I have a pair of EB button boots with peccary, but it was used for the shaft/buttons portion of the boots. The leather is super supple, as a good friend had described it to me, it's like wearing a pair of warm fuzzy slippers. I can't imagine that leather being used for an entire shoe/boot. I've heard the same thing from the skoak team as well that they would not use that leather for an entire shoe/boot.

I've seen Kirby Allison with a pair of pigskin loafers on his channel and that leather appears to be totally different from peccary.
 

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I have a pair of EB button boots with peccary, but it was used for the shaft/buttons portion of the boots. The leather is super supple, as a good friend had described it to me, it's like wearing a pair of warm fuzzy slippers. I can't imagine that leather being used for an entire shoe/boot. I've heard the same thing from the skoak team as well that they would not use that leather for an entire shoe/boot.

I've seen Kirby Allison with a pair of pigskin loafers on his channel and that leather appears to be totally different from peccary.
I know Gravati makes a peccary loafer, and that’s a great use of peccary.

you have me thinking... a Galway style boot with a peccary shaft might be my new need to find!
 

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Received an email today from the factory, there are talks about raising the price for production. At the moment, I pay a certain price for the production of my shoes, calculated without the leather (because I supply the leather). Lately, I have noticed that the leather that I sent didn't always provide the yield I expected (mistakes in cutting the uppers, or too many shoes that broke during lasting), so this was already cutting into my margin.

The new project at 250-275€ was calculated on a larger volume, but with a decent yield for the leather that I send in and a production price that was not higher than what I am paying now (if anything, slightly lower due to the higher volumes and less complicated production run).

I will need to make some kind of decision here soon. Most probably the wingtip in Badalassi Carlo Minerva will be put up as a GMTO, but for now I am holding off on the other models. I am even contemplating changing the factory for this shoe line only (so not for Sons of Henrey).

Just thought I'd share!
 

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Received an email today from the factory, there are talks about raising the price for production. At the moment, I pay a certain price for the production of my shoes, calculated without the leather (because I supply the leather). Lately, I have noticed that the leather that I sent didn't always provide the yield I expected (mistakes in cutting the uppers, or too many shoes that broke during lasting), so this was already cutting into my margin.

The new project at 250-275€ was calculated on a larger volume, but with a decent yield for the leather that I send in and a production price that was not higher than what I am paying now (if anything, slightly lower due to the higher volumes and less complicated production run).

I will need to make some kind of decision here soon. Most probably the wingtip in Badalassi Carlo Minerva will be put up as a GMTO, but for now I am holding off on the other models. I am even contemplating changing the factory for this shoe line only (so not for Sons of Henrey).

Just thought I'd share!
thank you for being transparent, was the new project planned to be made in the same factory where SoH is being made?
 

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:fistbump: thank you!

For those that still want to join this GMTO, cutting will start soon so I can still swoop in a couple of orders, just let me know:

Cortès Adelaide Oxford:

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In Sienna Hatch Grain:

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finally joined the SoH club, placed an order for Sienna Hatchgrain Cortes. :)
Nice!

I want to join the SoH club so bad but I think I'm going to stay out for a bit, the $USD/MXN has gone up 30% and so does the euro vs MXN that well, it takes time to get used to a hit of that magnitude. :-(
 

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Nice!

I want to join the SoH club so bad but I think I'm going to stay out for a bit, the $USD/MXN has gone up 30% and so does the euro vs MXN that well, it takes time to get used to a hit of that magnitude. :-(
I hear you A but you've gotta get in on this makeup. I actually thought of your color palette/wardrobe when this was proposed and that sold me on getting a pair!
 

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Sure!

Cortès Adelaide Oxford (image above)
Horween Sienna Hatch Grain (image above)
Single leather sole, bevelled edge
Antique edge finish
Price: 375€ incl. VAT or 309.92€ excl. VAT for non-EU customers

Delivery time: very difficult to predict at the moment, but let's say 3 months from now at least.

Burnishing and/or high shine optional without cost
Rubber topy and/or metal toe tip optional at 18€ incl. VAT per option or 14.87€ excl. VAT
 
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Sure!

Cortès Adelaide Oxford (image above)
Horween Sienna Hatch Grain (image above)
Single leather sole, bevelled edge
Antique edge finish
Price: 375€ incl. VAT or 309.92€ excl. VAT for non-EU customers

Delivery time: very difficult to predict at the moment, but let's say 3 months from now at least.

Burnishing and/or high shine optional without cost
Rubber topy and/or metal toe tip optional at 18€ incl. VAT per option or 14.87€ excl. VAT
when do we need to tell you about burnishing or high shine?
 

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when do we need to tell you about burnishing or high shine?
At the very end, I do this by hand as an option for all customers. The factory can do this too, however I have noticed that some people prefer, and others do not.
 

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Rubber topy and/or metal toe tip optional at 18€ incl. VAT per option or 14.87€ excl. VAT
Hello Tom,

Is this just for this GMTO, or will it be an option for any future SoH GMTO/pre-orders?
 

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