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You might be able to get some cheap versions at Isetan Tokyo. They have a (sad) Indonesian display there.
 

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He’s easiest to contact via Instagram. I have 3 commissions from winson and have been well satisfied by his work - he can source European calf for dress shoes (which I would recommend over the local crust cow). I know @ThunderMarch is a fan as well.
Keep in mind that it’s quite a young brand, so you aren’t getting Japanese level obsessive workmanship. However, the value for $ is phenomenal and he is constantly improving.
 

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These are great, can you share more pictures and details please?
Sure! I finalized the order for these at the beginning of October last year and they arrived just before Christmas. After enquiring about the availability of museum calf, I was told that he had enough for 2 pairs, so I managed to talk my friend to grab the other one.

We ordered the grandeur line, qilin last (soft square toe). I had the Wholecut Loafer, my friend went for the Chukka, two eyelets. He sent us a form, we measured our feet according to his instructions, and the order was underway.

A couple of weeks after the order, I asked for the update on the project. Was surprised to see that he actually made the upper in a penny loafer pattern! As this was a mistake purely on his part (and I had the proof in the chat to back me up), he agreed to remake the shoes and order new hides in the process.

The shoes arrived and couldn't be happier. They were absolutely rough for the first few wears (one thing I would like to see is for him to pay more attention to the insides to match the gorgeous exterior).

All in all, we paid $300 (excl. Shipping) for each pair, but I think the price might hace gone up a bit. Judging from the pictures in instagram, quality seems to have gone up too.

For reference, my sizes:

Winson Qirin: 41
Carmina Rain: UK8
Carlos Santos: UK7.5 (slightly tight in the forefoot)
Magnanni: 41.5 various last
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Any pics or info of their lasts?. I contacted him through e-mail due to my poor skills with IG.
 

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If you search the gyw subreddit you’ll find several reviews and gmto threads that give a lot of details.

I am wearing my Vanquish boots on the Marlyn last in Russian grain for the first time today after doing a gmto months ago now that it’s finally cold here.

This was the gmto:https://www.reddit.com/r/goodyearwelt/comments/anses9/winson_gmto_confirmation_commitment_thread/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf
These are awesome and wasn't aware they had this leather
 

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Sure! I finalized the order for these at the beginning of October last year and they arrived just before Christmas.
@Lumaca, how are you enjoying your loafers still? And your friend the chukkas? Thinking about ordering some Winson boots and would love to hear your feedback.
 

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Hey folks, haven't been here for a long time but came looking for this: would someone be happy to PM me WhatsApp contact details and any pricing /experience you can share? I don't Insta...
 

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