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St. Crispin's Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by medtech_expat, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. kevinsvindland

    kevinsvindland Senior Member Affiliate Vendor

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    Just received this pair of MTO Mod. 539 in Kudu Suede.

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    Looks great!
     


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    The heal and toe stiffners really are extreme stiff. Mine feel almost like they have steal toes. Gives you piece of mind that the shoe won't lose its shape.
     


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    Damn! Those are just lovely. I definitely need to grab a pair of St. Crispin's loafers...
     


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    Do you know if SC uses celastic or shoulder for their stiffeners? I believe the former won't mold to your foot, but the later will.
     


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    leather stiffeners for the heel, like most other high end RTW, not sure about the toe.
     


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    Quoted for fucking awesomeness. Literally the most perfect loafer
     


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    Can you please post some more photos? I am curious to see the leather up close. Thanks.
     


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    Could someone describe how the Yoyo (GEYO) sole is in terms of grip and cushioning?

    How does it compare to other rubber soles (Dainite, Ridgeway, Commando etc.)?
     


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    They are indeed!

    I've got them in crust leather, but a pair of suedes are not far away.
     


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    kevinsvindland Senior Member Affiliate Vendor

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    "Fucking awesomeness" pretty much sums it up. :)
     


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    kevinsvindland Senior Member Affiliate Vendor

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    Sure thing!

    The suede is quite hairy and rich.

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    That suede is stunning. My next up is a suede mod 539. I already have it in CRU, but its just an awesome loafer I could see myself wearing in 2-3 more finishes/colors options. I am looking at KUD suede, but does anyone know the differences between the different suede options STC has?
     


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    Just ordered a pair of mod 105 in Russian calf. Can't wait til they arrive (Shamelessly stole this pic from the google) tumblr_ooaa5q65Yt1rrxwsto1_1280.jpg
     


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