Tricker's MTO - Forum group buy

Discussion in 'Preorders, Group Made-to-order, trunk shows, and o' started by rkusmant, May 4, 2011.

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    what color is the leather? I don't think we can order the blue sole, from the details that Richard has provided me.

    LW folks, please update me if you have made the payment. if not, please do so soon.
     


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    what color is the leather? I don't think we can order the blue sole, from the details that Richard has provided me. LW folks, please update me if you have made the payment. if not, please do so soon.
    The leather is referred to as "Wheat cavalier". Not sure if that is Tricker's proper name for it. Ahh, I thought the blue sole was a pretty awesome and unique feature. Never seen that before. If its not too much trouble, can you confirm that we can't get that on a MTO with Richard if/when you get a chance? The sole is referred to as the "dark blue navy Gumlite Vibram" sole.
     


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    The Frans Boone Stows leather reminds me of a darker natural chromexcel. Or I guess a lighter brown cxl.
    I'm not liking the gumlite sole. Frans Boone has some interesting makeups but they've really gone overboard on the gumlite and red brick soles.
     


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    The leather is referred to as "Wheat cavalier". Not sure if that is Tricker's proper name for it. Ahh, I thought the blue sole was a pretty awesome and unique feature. Never seen that before. If its not too much trouble, can you confirm that we can't get that on a MTO with Richard if/when you get a chance? The sole is referred to as the "dark blue navy Gumlite Vibram" sole.
    Richard has told me that the soles that I list on the first post are the only available ones directly from Tricker's, he can modify yours if desired. I guess that's related to the exclusivity of the designers. zippyh, are you still up for the longwing boots? we need to gather more folks for this one.
     


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    Richard has told me that the soles that I list on the first post are the only available ones directly from Tricker's, he can modify yours if desired. I guess that's related to the exclusivity of the designers. zippyh, are you still up for the longwing boots? we need to gather more folks for this one.
    How about with the gumlite microfoam in blue as a replacement? I would definitely be down for that if anyone else is. I really like the darker natural chromexcel look. And maybe the pull tab could down in navy blue as an accent to complement the soles. That seems pretty sick and unique to me.
     


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    Richard has told me that the soles that I list on the first post are the only available ones directly from Tricker's, he can modify yours if desired. I guess that's related to the exclusivity of the designers.

    zippyh, are you still up for the longwing boots? we need to gather more folks for this one.


    Yeah, I'd be up for a black scotch grain longwing boot with natural welt.
    Either leather or dainite sole but no gumlite or crepe for me.
    Adding some color to it with a red suede tongue and red pulls or something like that would be appealing to me too.

    I'd also be up for something along the lines of leather/tweed Kelmscott/Stows like these.
    They'd be ideal going into the fall but I can see how those might be an aquired taste.

    Wes Bourne had some ideas for an interesting boot but I'll let him post them.
     


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    This boot is pretty sweet and might be another option for a mock up to add to the list if there is any interest. I would definitely be in, if anyone else is (and there is room at some point).

    http://www.fransboonestore.com/defau...ue-boots.html#

    Just to consolidate, per rkusmant's instructions, what I would propose for a boot: (let me know if I am missing something or if you have any suggestions for improvement)

    "Frans Boone Inspired Stow Boot"
    Tricker's Stow 2297 Last 5 (Medium) Fitting
    Color, Wheat Cavalier calf
    Binding, Natural Binding.
    Lining, Natural Calf Lining (open to a color option)
    Pull Tabs, Dark navy Pull Tabs.
    Eyelets, Brass Eyelets.
    Welt, Barbour Welt in Natural Finish.
    Sole, Gumlite Microfoam Sole in Dark Navy

    Hope others are interested.
    [​IMG]
     


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    ^ why would you want a blue sole on a boot? you might as well get some Jordans
     


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    ^ why would you want a blue sole on a boot? you might as well get some Jordans
    I guess we can agree to disagree. The navy blue sole is pretty subtle in my opinion and is a cool contrast to the natural chromexcel-ish looking leather. Considering I am in suits all week, I like to have a little fun on the weekends within my aesthetic. But I can understand others would disagree.
     


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    ^ ?
    Not a valid comparison.

    it is... i think boots shouldn't look like sneakers and a blue sole makes it look like a sneaker!
     


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    Alright, the Boone's style Stow is up for grab. The veldtschoen is not available anymore, Tricker's won;t do that construction at all. The pattern is from an old sample, new pattern tun will cost too much so we won;t pursue it. AS MTO can do similar boots for 400GBP ish. I personally want to get a double monkstrap "Highgate" later this summer, anybody wanna join? maybe in similar colorway with Leffot anniversary Edward Green. EG [​IMG] Tricker's [​IMG]
     


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    Alright, the Boone's style Stow is up for grab. The veldtschoen is not available anymore, Tricker's won;t do that construction at all. The pattern is from an old sample, new pattern tun will cost too much so we won;t pursue it. AS MTO can do similar boots for 400GBP ish. I personally want to get a double monkstrap "Highgate" later this summer, anybody wanna join? maybe in similar colorway with Leffot anniversary Edward Green. EG [​IMG] Tricker's [​IMG]
    I would definitely be interested in a double monk strap option. Would we be able to get a navy shell cordovan option or were you just think a calf equivalent?
     


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