The Official Artisanal "streetwear" footwear (boots, shoes, sandals) thread (Guidi, CCP, Augusta, M.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by eckblk, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. chomeo

    chomeo Senior member

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    ^^ it maybe worth it. assuming that your friend is visiting, he/she can claim VAT refund on the way out and that's anywhere between 10-17%. There's a store in Rome - Degli Effetti that's worth checking out. I don't remember if they carry Guidi but Augusta and CCP they do. May want to call them and ask.
     


  2. sinnedk

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    kinda futile, if he can get the shoes shipped to usa from pnp for example then its same thing, pnp usually takes off 18% for vat
     


  3. RFX45

    RFX45 Senior member

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    But there's a chance of a customs fee and getting held for weeks.
     


  4. sinnedk

    sinnedk Senior member

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    i actually just ordered from france and retailers are usually cool with marking things a bit down, my package came w/in 2 days, not bad. i did have problems before with dhl but never had customs fees.

    Also their guidi, can be market as "old" boots :)
     


  5. localman

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    I checked out Degli Effetti's website it doesn't appear that they stock Guidi.

    I'm basically just wondering if there is somehow for some reason less of a markup inside of Italy on the boots. I don't imagine that it's the case but sometimes it happens.
     


  6. RFX45

    RFX45 Senior member

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    Some does it, most don't. If they declare it a low value and something happens to the package, they are pretty much screwed on it.

    If I add up the customs fees I've paid in the past 2-3 years, I could buy myself a new pair of Augusta boots right now.
     


  7. sinnedk

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    yikes that sucks, i havent had this issue and hope to not have it. so far most retailers i worked with have been pretty good about things. but dhl themselves slowed a few packages down
     


  8. sinnedk

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    you can save on shipping thats about it, but your friend may have to check bags
     
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  9. eckblk

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    This boot is growing on me for some strange reason....

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  10. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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  11. sinnedk

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    ouch what is that? augusta horse + reverse horse? who is carrying this?
     


  12. eckblk

    eckblk Senior member

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    ArchiveSF- pic is from blog.
     


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    i should have known it was their tile floor.... i assume 2k+ knowing archive
     


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    the reason they're growing on you isn't strange...they're awesome, so of course you'd like them...

    but I'd still prefer ccp version of ccp boots.
     


  15. eckblk

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    I was thinking the same thing- I need to just pick up a pair of tornado zips
     


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