The Shoe Snob Blog

November 27, 2015

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Black Friday Now Live!!

black friday

  Black Friday weekend mixed with Cyber Monday is now in full effect with a discount offering of 20% on the majority of products on both and Don’t miss this opportunity to take advantage of having our classic models discounted which usually never go on sale. Happy Shopping until Monday 11:59pm GMT

November 26, 2015

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Patina Billfolds by Septieme Largeur

Septieme Largeur patina billfolds

They are not shoes, but these billfolds by Septieme Largeur are cool nonetheless and something that is highly complimentary to a nice pair of shoes. I am always looking for wallets/billfolds in unique colors as one can only take so much of black or the various shades of brown. And those blue and red numbers are quite striking to say the least, especially that blue! And with the ever weak Euro and being sold for […]

November 25, 2015

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Blue Bespoke Beauties by Gaziano & Girling


What I love about Gaziano & Girling’s bespoke balmoral boots is that they make them the proper height that a true balmoral boot should be. You see back in the Victorian day, the boots that they wore were much higher up the leg than the RTW ones that you see today (even G&G RTW are lower than this bespoke one). I don’t know exactly why they lowered them (pretty much an industry standard) but I […]

November 23, 2015

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Black Friday Preview


  What used to be the biggest shopping day in the US is now spreading across the world thanks to the internet. And when one is an online site, they better partake. Thinking on it now, having lived in England for so long I realized that I never even thought about it before as no one celebrates Thanksgiving here. So it always just kind of passed on by as any other ‘ol regular day. But […]

November 18, 2015

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The Shoe Snob Christmas Shop


Whether we want it to be or not, we can’t deny that the holidays are around the corner and that means that people have to start buying gifts for their cherished ones. And whether you are someone who plans early and gets it sorted before December or one that waits until the last second, we have decided (for the first time) to be a part of the holiday cheer by creating a Christmas Shop on […]

November 16, 2015

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Carreducker’s New RTW Collection: Winkers Resort Shoe

Carreducker shoes

  Carreducker, the bespoke duo that have been home to Gieves & Hawkes for the last 5 years have gone out and created something a bit different to their norm: an updated Winkers Resort Shoe. This is not the first time that they have had fun with RTW shoes though. The first Winkers collection (from about 3 years ago) was their first stab at it and from that they learned a lot about RTW including […]

November 13, 2015

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Singapore Bound = The Shoe Snob x Kevin Seah


I am wrapping up the last of my trunk shows for 2015 and Singapore is the one that usually ends them as it is the coolest time of year there and probably the only time of year that I could actually handle it. I mean last year it was about 28 degrees Celsius with about 100% humidity. Simply insane!! But anyway, it’s a nice refreshing visit to another world and away from Western society. Plus […]