The Shell Cordovan, non-Alden Shoe and Boot Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jhcam8, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. El Argentino

    El Argentino Senior member

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    That navy briefcase is blowing my mind. Fantastic.
     


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    These look awesome. details on all?
     


  3. Jazzmenco

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    RLP Marlows, Maiden voyage. I'm guessing these were made by Crockett & Jones??
     


  4. mdubs

    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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  5. tautology

    tautology Well-Known Member

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    I really like the design and color of these boots

    http://us.suitsupply.com/en_US/shoes/brown-boot/FW142157.html?start=10&cgid=Shoes

    Naturally their poor construction makes them not worth the money. I was wondering if someone has a recommendation of a similar well constructed boot, preferably (but not necessarily) in cordovan and a dainite sole. That color is just perfect and what I am looking for. Does anyone think I could get something like this mto- where?
     
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  6. joiji

    joiji Senior member

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    Blake is poor construction now?
     


  7. tautology

    tautology Well-Known Member

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    Not referring specifically to the blake construction, but to the overall construction and material of the shoe which is knowingly poor for this brand.
     


  8. Papa Doble

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    I wanted to let you guys know that I’m organizing a GMTO C&J Harlech whiskey shell cordovan boot. See this post for more details and this post for pics of @mdubs's whiskey Harlechs from a previous GMTO.

    I’m currently waiting to hear back from C&J on whether there is enough whiskey shell available. In the meantime, please PM me or reply in the C&J MTO thread if you’re interested. We need at least 12 people and currently have 5.

    EDIT: I neglected to mention that the current pounds-dollars conversion rate should make the price of these boots significantly lower than usual. The rate could creep back up though, so I'd like to move quickly on this.
     
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  10. Leaves

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    Carmina model 922 in Cognac Cordovan (MTO). We used to sell similar Cordovan shoes as a staple a couple of years back, now it's only available as single MTO. :( Eat more horse meat! :slayer:

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  11. Watchman1

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    Leaves,

    I own this exact shoe and it is indeed stunning. After awhile of wearing and caring for them properly this is the patina that they took on:

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  12. Jazzmenco

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    IMHO i find this to be one of the best looking shoe styles available. I am craving this style in burgundy. Leatherfoot has them but alas not in my size.
     


  13. Jazzmenco

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    Carmina rubi shell maiden voyage, very light creasing after wearing them all day.

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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Cross Post from the C&J MTO Central. Crockett & Jones Lowndes MTO in Whiskey Shell Cordovan. Maiden Voyage.

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    -Mike
     


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