The Official Carmina Sizing Thread

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  1. gladhands

    gladhands Senior member

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    C&J 348, 341: 11UK
    Grenson 92: 11UK
    AE 7, 2: 11.5D US

    Carmina Alcudia: 11.5UK
     


  2. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    C&J - 9.5UK
    Grenson - 9.5 UK
    JL- 9.5 UK
    VAss F - 43.5

    Simpson - ?
    Robert - ?

    Thanks for your help
     


  3. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    If you come to the Vendor Showcase in SF on May 5, Epaulet will have a full size run in one or two of the more popular lasts and models.
     


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    Now I have to come!
     


  5. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Filled in Simpson.
     


  6. Wes Bourne

    Wes Bourne Senior member

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    I would've guessed:

    Vass F - 42.5
    Vass U - 43
    EG 202 - 9/9.5 or even 8.5/9?
     


  7. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Noap. U Vass in 43 fits, but a 42.5 would be much better. A 42 in U last was too small at first, but broke in perfectly. EG I sold a while ago, but no firk flickin way would 8.5/9 come close.
     


  8. Superfluous

    Superfluous Senior member

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    Spoo, you go a full size down in Simpson despite being a regular width? I would have thought with the narrowness of the last you'd only do half size. This is why I'm afraid of buying Carmina online :embar:. I'm an 11B/C.
     


  9. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Correct. Each first few wears are a bit snug, but after a few times, they feel great.
     


  10. sinnedk

    sinnedk Senior member

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    spoo just so i can understand the sizing for myself, do you wear your shoes snug? or do you have a decent amount of room to move toes
     


  11. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

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    US 11 or 11.25
    CJ 348 - 10E or 11D US
    CJ 341 - 10E or 11D US
    JL 7000 - 10E
    EG 202 - 10.5/11
    AE - 11.5 US

    Carmina Rain - 10.5
    Carmina Simpson - 10.5, too tight
     
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  12. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I have a narrowish foot, and yes, I do prefer them a bit snug. Theres nothing worse than a loose shoe IMO.
     


  13. bullswin

    bullswin Senior member

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    US 7.5
    AE (5 last) = 7.5
    AS (109 last) = 6.5 UK
    Santoni (everything I've tried, both mainline and fatte a mano) = 6.5 UK or 7.5 US

    Carmina Forest = 6.5
    Carmina Robert = 6.5
    Carmina Alcudia = 6.5

    - All three seem about equally snug in the toe area.
    - Forest and Alcudia are quite snug in the lacing area -- this is where the Robert definitely seems roomier.
     


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    sinnedk Senior member

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    fair enough, your answer helps me understand the sizing


    Rain and Simpson are 10.5UK, correct?

    I find it odd that you took a c&j348 last 1 size down, I am a US11d and bought my Northcote in UK 10.5e so its .5 down for me
     


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    CJ 348 - 9E
    JL 7000 - 9.5F
    GG KN14 - 10E
    EG F82 - 9.5/10

    =

    Carmina (Simpson) 9
     


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