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Zee's Leatherware & Shoe Co.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Toiletduck, Aug 4, 2008.

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  1. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Senior member

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    i'd avoid Zees for shoes. just my opinion.
     
  2. earthdragon

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    what's this all about?[/quote]

    Perhaps it's Mr Lee's 50th and Mr Zee made him a pair of Shoe's ...just sayin'...
     
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    Sorry fritzl, what was so unreasonable about my post?
     
  4. RonnieAloha

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    Yes, fritzl, kindly provide a few substantive sentences to support your grammatically-challenged observation so that we all may be enlightened.
     
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    You are not Robinson Crusoe.
     
  6. ThinkDerm

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    please explain
     
  7. meister

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    An Aussie expression that means you are not alone in your opinion/thinking as in Robinson Crusoe was on an island by himself originally geddiitt?
     
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    cool picture, one makes my shoes, one makes my suit!
     
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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Zee's just sent me an email to tell me they have just received stock of Dainite soles for those that are interested or care

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    Great! They finally do it!
     
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    I was in the store again today and he had this shoe on the shelf. I asked him about it and Peter Lee had it made for Zee for being in the shoe business for 50 years.
     
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    yes, i do. so many poor souls had to die before vitale bramani deceided to make rubber soles...
     
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    How does Zee's compare to places like Dophen (Mirador Mansion) or Liii Liii (in Admiralty) in terms of quality, service and customizability? I know prices are approx (in HKD) 1,600 for Zee's, 2,000 for Dophen's and 3,000 for Liii Liii (correct me if I'm wrong).
     
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    I don't know about Dophen, but avoid Lii Lii, I think they make some of the worst looking local made shoes.
     
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    I've had similar dress shoes made at both Dophen and Zee's within the past few months. I'd be happy to show them to you here in Hong Kong side-by-side (suppose you could just go to both stores). Cpmpared to Fishball's expertise, I don't know enough about shoemaking to be able to tell you whether Dophen shoes are worth HKD500 more.
     
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    I'll be going to HK at the end of this month for 2 months. I have a few shoe designs that I want to experiment with, so it seems like Zee's a good choice to turn those designs into something for my feet :slayer:.
     
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    Just visited Zee's tonite and going to have my 2nd customer made shoes by them (1st was my wedding shoes made by mayer in Central).
    Will post the picture of the shoes I plan to made here later tonite. Hope everything goes well.
     
  18. hkhobo

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    Got my second pair of Zee's - A pair of brown double monks.

    I gave them pictures from http://www.sidmashburn.com/sid-mashburn-double-monk-strap-brown-burnish.html to copy . i asked for a more rounded/conservative toe, since the other double monk samples at their store are too pointy for my taste, however the toe ended up being a little too square-ish. The shoes are quite chunky but i actually like them that way.

    I experimented with some leather dyes and actually ended up with a dark brownish burgundy color (original color was more similar to the Sid Mashburns).

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    These have been worn about half a dozen times.
     
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    The shoes I am planning to get is copy from an Oxford by Armani. It is duo tone with Dainite soles and will be wearing for to work in regular bases.

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    Just checked Zee's fb and found my shoes picture. it was't exactly what I expected but I like it very much.
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