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they are hand-lasted and hand-welted in Italy so construction alone is more expensive... also i suspect with the volumes done at Carmina and Alden they get a far better price for the leather.

Carmina's are a different offering... I believe Goodyear in Spain? I guess it is all a matter of preference but as the basic offering is vastly different, our production costs can never compete with theirs.
I believe most of our collection at Naked is theirs at full price. Different product.
I didn't realize that they were hand-lasted and hand-welted, that is good to know. Thanks for the clarification.
 

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With all the products I'm getting happily dizzy...
But I lost track of the SF-V2. When are they shipping again?
 

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With all the products I'm getting happily dizzy...
But I lost track of the SF-V2. When are they shipping again?
Me too, but I believe November was the target date I was told last.
 

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they are hand-lasted and hand-welted in Italy so construction alone is more expensive... also i suspect with the volumes done at Carmina and Alden they get a far better price for the leather.

Carmina's are a different offering... I believe Goodyear in Spain? I guess it is all a matter of preference but as the basic offering is vastly different, our production costs can never compete with theirs.
I believe most of our collection at Naked is theirs at full price. Different product.
Agreed. You guys are HL, HW, relatively small production runs, which all adds in massive additional labour and materials cost. You are ultra responsive to your customer base, and learn from your mistakes. Carmina etc are mid-tier brands; you are something rather better.
 

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Is that the deerskin sample? Looks awesome..was very curious to try a fit
no a different one... That one was a pebble calf, super lightweight, strobel stitched unlined shoe with a coconut floorboard and part cork insoles... the final pair will be pretty much the same with a few tweaks thanks to @stephenaf2003 feedback and pebble deer instead of calf. Will be shot in one week, will go live within two and we should be able to deliver those pre-Christmas as it is done by another specialist craftsmen who excels at the strobel,
 

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Somehow, we always seem to correspond the production of the SF-01 with the eye of a Corona-virus wave... This time dead in the middle of wave 2.

:stirpot:

Maybe we should rename them for the next batch.
 

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My boyrgubdy anticato in the sun. I put in a skin latex foam insert and now fit is great.
My GF has the sand color and she lives then. That leather is noticeable softer than the leather in mine.
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So we’ve all had these for a few months so far. How is everyone’s wear and tear doing on the v1?
 

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