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

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  1. hoit1981

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    The chap I spoke with (didn't catch his name) sounded amazed and made a point of saying they were all very surprised of the confirmation.
     


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    Magnificent! Ravello tassels and cashmere, that's like walking on sunshine. Louis XIV had nothing on you sir.
     


  3. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew,
    thank you
     


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    How crucial is carpeting to the Mac Method? I've just gotten my first pair of shell shoes (BB captoes), and I live in a largely carpetless world.

    Is the pen/pencil crease largely embraced or shunned by the SF community?

    I'm likely overthinking my first shells - thanks for entertaining these questions.
     
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    The stiffness of new leather soles can cause rapid wear on the tip of the sole . Wearing them on a non-abrasive surface until flexible can prevent or reduce this .That is what the carpet thing is about.
    The pencil crease is really a matter of preference I personally prefer the look of natural random creasing but I dont feel there is anything "wrong " with it .
    I dont think you are overthinking this at all. New shell cordovan shoes are an expensive investment and these are pretty basic questions .
     


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    Some have referred to these as cigar. But your post says whiskey. Which one? Either way, nice shoe - although I will say they look considerably darker than my whiskey LHS (but could just be lighting though).
     


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    They as model 6746 Whiskey as shown on the Citishoes site. They are a bit darker than most Whiskey I've seen in pictures. I bought them on ebay recently. They are going up to Alden for recrafting soon, I'm interested in seeing them on return.
     


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    I'll take that as confirmation that Alden has some Ravello shells to work with!
     
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    Yeah leather soul has orders 3+ years old too that are confirmed but haven't started production kinda ridiculous.
     


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    Whiskey? Wow... I thought Cigar or maybe ravello from a darker batch. Nice score!
     


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    Really excited about these...
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    They came too late for the Memorial Day family pic. Extremely comfortable; can already tell they will be a regular staple this fall and maybe some this summer.
     


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    One of your best Uncle!
     


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    Nice.
     


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