The Ultimate "HARDCORE" Shoe Porn Thread (Bespoke only)

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    A little bit more to keep the thread alive:

    More details of the Koji remakes of DG.


    Here are a couple more views from above:

    JL Paris and Maftei.


    i like the JLP and the KS remix the best, i dont think much to the cleverleys, plus they dont look nearly as well finished as the mentioned 2
     
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    i like the JLP and the KS remix the best, i dont think much to the cleverleys, plus they dont look nearly as well finished as the mentioned 2


    LC,

    Very astute. They are both finished "head and shoulders" above any of the rest who I have seen. And when it comes down to fine detail inspection, KS definitely wins the day.
     
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    LC,

    Very astute. They are both finished "head and shoulders" above any of the rest who I have seen. And when it comes down to fine detail inspection, KS definitely wins the day.


    the waste on the KS is just awesome, i would love to see it in person.

    so are you just gonna be sticking with KS now?
     
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    i am really enjoying how the pantina on the pig skin is aging - after a quick polish!
     
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    ^I love the patina on the leather. They look awesome in real life!
     
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    the waste on the KS is just awesome, i would love to see it in person.

    so are you just gonna be sticking with KS now?


    Yeah. He is by far the best shoe maker who I have come across. Besides, he is a really nice guy and easy to get along with. It is nice to deal directly with the guy who is making your shoes, rather than some someone else who passes on the info/measurements to some sweatshop artisan or pre-Madonna in some other country or area (just a bit of satirical humor). However, he does have limitations-some of the Austo-Hungarian stuff he will not do. So, if I would like something along those lines, then I would deviate, but for right now, my next several pairs will be with KS-the p rice is right, service is great, and product is phenomenal.
     
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    No, he just used the same last that he used for my boots, which resulted in the effect that you see.

    I like the steeper dip, and is a nice design contrast to Hidetaka Fukaya's eagle beak. I'd like to give Dimitri Gomez a go. I met him last year when I was in Paris and really like his approach to shoe making. Pity he doesn't travel.
     
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    ^I love the patina on the leather. They look awesome in real life!

    cheers! it just goes to show that shoes that are looked after and used and polished build up a great patina - so much better than stuff like berluti does
     
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    Yeah. He is by far the best shoe maker who I have come across. Besides, he is a really nice guy and easy to get along with. It is nice to deal directly with the guy who is making your shoes, rather than some someone else who passes on the info/measurements to some sweatshop artisan or pre-Madonna in some other country or area (just a bit of satirical humor). However, he does have limitations-some of the Austo-Hungarian stuff he will not do. So, if I would like something along those lines, then I would deviate, but for right now, my next several pairs will be with KS-the p rice is right, service is great, and product is phenomenal.


    cool i am looking forward to seeing more of them, i hope that they are not all black? hahaa


    I like the steeper dip, and is a nice design contrast to Hidetaka Fukaya's eagle beak. I'd like to give Dimitri Gomez a go. I met him last year when I was in Paris and really like his approach to shoe making. Pity he doesn't travel.

    Delos i think looks the best of the french! but looking for to seeing you HF's when they come
     
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    I have posted these before. Here are my first pair of shoes made by Koji Suzuki. He is planning a trip to New York this fall, where I will have a trial fitting for my second pair.

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    Those are perfect Bic - how do they fit?
     
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    cheers! it just goes to show that shoes that are looked after and used and polished build up a great patina - so much better than stuff like berluti does

    +1
     
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    cheers! it just goes to show that shoes that are looked after and used and polished build up a great patina - so much better than stuff like berluti does

    Which is one of the reasons I love shells.
     
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    I have posted these before. Here are my first pair of shoes made by Koji Suzuki. He is planning a trip to New York this fall, where I will have a trial fitting for my second pair.

    Bic


    Will,

    You can post these as many times as you like, they are quite remarkable!

    Chris
     

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