The Official Carmina Sizing Thread

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  1. Understatement

    Understatement Well-Known Member

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    Carmina Double Monk INCA 7,5 fits well very tight as i like it, which size in Wholecut on the Rain last? The Rain Last is more slim, so would you suggest go up to 8 or stay with 7,5 as in the Incas?
     


  2. styless

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    I am trying to get Carmina shell boots in Soller last. I am 5.5E in C& J 337. Can you help me with sizing?
     


  3. Understatement

    Understatement Well-Known Member

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    How is the XIM Last compared to the INCA? Its not listed in this thread
     


  4. thebrownman

    thebrownman Senior member

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    I'm the same, except low instep. Essentially, a wider, low foot with a narrow heel. Any sizing advice with which Carmina lasts fit best would be greatly appreciated.

    For reference, I wear a 9E in the C&J 348 (heel is too wide), I wear 9F in Cheaney 175 last (heel again too wide), and 10D in Alden Barrie (heel is again wide). Pretty much most shoes I buy fit me well everywhere but the heel.
     


  5. Knowledge is King

    Knowledge is King Senior member

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    If you're wearing standard width C&J, Cheaney and Alden shoes, your feet are definitely not wide. Or are you sizing up to get the width in the forefoot but then finding the heels too roomy?
     


  6. radrodant

    radrodant Active Member

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    I wear size:
    7D in alden barrie
    7.5D in alden leydon
    7D in alden tom
    6 in C&J 348
    6 in JL4098 (heel is wide)

    6 in the Deia Last (snug fit)
     


  7. thebrownman

    thebrownman Senior member

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    Not sizing up as far as I can tell. I measure a 10D on the Brannock device so I'm fairly sure that 9.5D in Barrie or 9E UK seems about right size wise. I just assumed my foot was wider, I think in relation to the width of my heel, but it's about finding the right lasts, I guess.
     


  8. 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
    Tricker's 1829 - 9.5 UK

    Alcudia - ???

    BTW, are the colors on the Carmina webiste accurate ? This is mentioned as brown but looks like of burgundy on my monitor.

    What shipping service do they use for international shipments ?
     


  9. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

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    UK11.5 in EG
    UK11.5 in G&G
    UK11 in C&J 337
    UK10.5 in C&J 348
    UK11 in C&J 341
    UK11 in C&J 314
    UK10.5 in C&J 325
    UK10.5 in C&J 240
    UK11 in Carmina
    UK11 in JL 8695
    UK11.5 in JL 8000
    UK11 in JL 7000
    US11.5C in Alden Barrie
    US12 in Alden Aberdeen
    UK11 in Carmina Alcudia
    UK11 in Carmina Inca
    UK11 in Carmina Robert

    TTS US 12D. Size up 1/2 size from UK for EG & G&G to get to US size. Size up 1 for C&J and Carmina for US size.
     
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  10. ethanm

    ethanm Senior member

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    It is a dark brown and it looks beautiful in natural light and they use DHL.

    This is the same leather (I have the shoes you linked as well but not a picture handy)

    [​IMG]
     


  11. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    Thanks for your reply.

    So, this is a more accurate representation of the color ?

    [​IMG]
     


  12. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    why are you buying them?
     


  13. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

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    J, that the the color you linked to the Carmina homepage so yes. Here's another perspective of the brown [​IMG]
     


  14. justinkapur

    justinkapur Senior member

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    is it me or is close to $100 usd cheaper to buy off carmina's eshop rather than the armoury?

    I like the black wingtips on the rain last and wanted to just make sure my math was on point. looks like carmina eshop = $389 and the armoury is about $489
     


  15. Liquidus

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    Are they standard calfskins? Those are 275 euros = $330 dollars by my calculations.
     


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