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Anyone have their email address? Will try to email instead of submitting the form on their website.
How is it different compared to an HW pair other than the over durability and sturdiness? If a Blake pair were constructed on the same type of thick insoles used for an HW pair, is it still as comfortable as a regular blake pair?
Thank you for the insight, being a resident of a country with less than 5 days of rainfall/year, makes the commission of a blake mtm very appealing.I can't compare Blake to GYW or HW in terms of durability or sturdiness. As most people here, I have too many shoes, so resoles are immaterial. Blake-stitched shoes are as comfortable, if not more so than GYW or HW shoes. I wrote, deleted and reinserted the following sentence: "Potentially, Blake-stitched shoes are the most beautiful, as the lines are much cleaner and it is much easier to achieve sleekier-lasts, narrow-waists and all the paraphernalia that shoe-aficionados look for, other than SPI (and who needs SPI when there is no welt and no space between outsole and vamp?)". But SF is not really ready for that discussion so don't quote me on that.
when I say absorb water easily I mean even step on some puddle by accident though
Good for you, but if it’s bad weather I would not pick Blake as first choice
How would you compare Acme’s leather quality to that of a G&G, AM, etc?Agree. Still, it confirms my recent shift towards Blake. It is likely that future commissions will feature all the bells and whistles from the sleekiest HW shoes for a fraction of the price. My main concern right now? Leather quality. Shanghai "bespoke" shoemakers may be able to deliver great design but I don't know if they have access to decent leather.