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

op131

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Several of the SoH standard models would look great in navy Utah: both chukkas, the chelsea, George, the penny loafer, and of course the newest addition Halway. Why go for black Utah if you can have it in navy?:cool:
 

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The Burgundy Utah GMTO reached 18 people, so if we can get the same for Navy, it's a definite go. I just talked to the tannery and they're up for producing a small batch of navy utah. @op131 and @Schweino have been big supporters of the idea, so let's see if we can get the ball rolling.

We'd need 2 models, or 3 maximum to reach the required 6 participants per model.

The Chukka with buckle, and Halway (bi-material or plain) are two models that received some interest already. I am going to keep score of these, so please comment below if you're interrested.

So far we have:

1) Chukka boot with buckle: @acapaca

2) Halway Field Boot (assuming we all can agree to the same setup, either full-utah or bi-material): @Schweino , @Encore , @krspdla, @op131

Anyone else interested in joining, or who would like to propose a third makeup? The George SpTD for example, or as mentioned a Penny loafer?
 
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The loafer feels like the natural next choice to me. But maybe that's because I've kinda got a thing for blue loafers.
 

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The Burgundy Utah GMTO reached 18 people, so if we can get the same for Navy, it's a definite go. I just talked to the tannery and they're up for producing a small batch of navy utah. @op131 and @Schweino have been big supporters of the idea, so let's see if we can get the ball rolling.

We'd need 2 models, or 3 maximum to reach the required 6 participants per model.

The Chukka with buckle, and Halway (bi-material or plain) are two models that received some interest already. I am going to keep score of these, so please comment below if you're interrested.

So far we have:

1) Chukka boot with buckle: @acapaca

2) Halway Field Boot (assuming we all can agree to the same setup, either full-utah or bi-material): @Schweino , @Encore , @krspdla

Anyone else interested in joining, or who would like to propose a third makeup? The George SpTD for example, or as mentioned a Penny loafer?
Obviously IN for the Halway.
 

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sounds like same size is a decent bet
Of course, everyone's feet are different, I will explain why I think that the Round Last should be chosen 1/2 size down.
Look at the distance between quarter (what is it called in english?) I put on a thin and thick sock, where there is a thin sock quarter almost converge, this should not be so, over time, leather will stretch, the cork layer on the sole will sag, the insole will take the shape of a foot and quarter will overlap. Where there is a thick sock, now everything is normal.
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and where the thumb is, now I have only the Cavendish (325 last) available for comparison, not very informative, but still better than nothing.
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Of course, everyone's feet are different, I will explain why I think that the Round Last should be chosen 1/2 size down.
Look at the distance between quarter (what is it called in english?) I put on a thin and thick sock, where there is a thin sock quarter almost converge, this should not be so, over time, leather will stretch, the cork layer on the sole will sag, the insole will take the shape of a foot and quarter will overlap. Where there is a thick sock, now everything is normal.
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and where the thumb is, now I have only the Cavendish (325 last) available for comparison, not very informative, but still better than nothing.
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you're comparing same size or already size down on the Round last?
 

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So far, there have been few issues with the Round last, except for the larger sizes. @Vadim T wears a size 11.5UK. But I do agree with him that if you're in between sizes, it's best to size down on this one.
 

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I am not interested in the navy Utah chukka or the Halway at the moment..

will see what the 3rd model is gonna be...

but for the people interested in the navy Halway boots I think smooth+Utah shaft is the way to go

I especially like the smooth leather on the eyelets on these boots .. I think it’s a very nice detail

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Vadim T

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you're comparing same size or already size down on the Round last?
325 last - 11.5 \ Round last - 11.5 \ Elegant Round last - 11.5
My senses tell me that the round last one has the longest internal space of the three listed above.
But I do agree with him that if you're in between sizes, it's best to size down on this one.
Yes, this is probably the most technically correct description.
 

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New product page with video added:


I have all the videos now, will upload them this afternoon one by one. Should have done this way sooner, but oh well :).
 

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I am not interested in the navy Utah chukka or the Halway at the moment..

will see what the 3rd model is gonna be...

but for the people interested in the navy Halway boots I think smooth+Utah shaft is the way to go

I especially like the smooth leather on the eyelets on these boots .. I think it’s a very nice detail

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Not a big fan of regular/grain combos, but this model is giving me second thoughts...
 

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Of course, everyone's feet are different, I will explain why I think that the Round Last should be chosen 1/2 size down.
Look at the distance between quarter (what is it called in english?) I put on a thin and thick sock, where there is a thin sock quarter almost converge, this should not be so, over time, leather will stretch, the cork layer on the sole will sag, the insole will take the shape of a foot and quarter will overlap. Where there is a thick sock, now everything is normal.
View attachment 1503577
and where the thumb is, now I have only the Cavendish (325 last) available for comparison, not very informative, but still better than nothing.
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I took @Notch advice and that size fits perfectly. I am normally a 9.5E/10D and find the 9UK fits great in the Chukka boot. May be different for the shoes.

Although, in your pictures for the toe room, it looks like the round last gives you a proper amount of room. I don’t know how your toes don’t feel crammed in the front of the second picture, that looks like about 1/4 or so of room. Ouch
 

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1) Chukka boot with buckle: @acapaca

2) Halway Field Boot (assuming we all can agree to the same setup, either full-utah or bi-material): @Schweino , @Encore , @krspdla, @op131

Anyone else interested in joining, or who would like to propose a third makeup? The George SpTD for example, or as mentioned a Penny loafer?
Hi

I would probably go for either a "halway" field boot (in full utah) or a laced chukka (not buckle)
 

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