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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. tv2177

    tv2177 Senior member

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    I think from what I understand about shining a shell is to use minimal, more if needed, cordovan cream and just vigorously brush them then buff it with a flannel cloth
     


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    Thanks for the response, I appreciate it. Any thought on whether it's better to go with the smaller or larger width when between sizes?

    Thanks much
     


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    these look great: but compared to shoemart pics i have a hard time telling the difference. just a TAD more red?
     


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    It's hard to tell the difference unless you put the shoes side by side. When you do that, especially outside, the #4 shoes its real character: dark like a mohagony, with some red highlights. Have to say, the shoe got 4 compliments on my first wear. I don't remember anyone ever commenting on my Ravello boots.
     


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    Congrats. Looking great.
     


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    Is there anyone outside of shoemart who's currently (or imminently) stocking anything in #4?

    I still don't understand why the shoemart didn't order anything over 11 in their two #4 boots...
     


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    55 euro shipping was too high
     


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    I really hope they restock these. Post some more photos when you get the chance.
     


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    I know this is a long shot but if anyone has the CXL Chukka from LS in size 10D that they are willing to part with, PM ME!
     


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    i believe they are...along with an LHS with the same contrast in the strap across the vamp.
     


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    Maybe they did and the website wasn't showing? Did you give them a call?
     


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    Unfortunately, no thats not the case. i spoke with Mark Waters who said they didn't order either the WT or Captoe boot in #4 in anything larger than an 11.

    bigfoot discrimination!
     


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    Both ends of the spectrum. They did not have anything smaller than 8 or something.
     


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    I hear you...:fu:
     


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