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Silvano Sassetti

…and wear-ability. Another added value of the company is the de-coloring and re-coloring of their shoes (as you will see in the picture above, right), thus allowing each shoe to have it’s own unique patina. The Sassetti label makes shoes for the likes of: Ralph Lauren’s Purple Label, Zegna’s Zefer Label, Faconnable (France), Nordstrom (Silvano Sassetti Label) and Silvano Sassetti for Bergdorf Goodman. Their shoes are also found…

June 30, 2010

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The Groom’s Shoes

…ng to wear it is not yet completely finalized and am still having trouble picking out which of my 20+ dress shoes I will use to liven up my outfit. Can you guess what color I will wear?? I have everything but orange and pink shoes and don’t have my blue shoes on me so that leaves a lot of options. Who can nail it? Let’s take a look at some people who decided to go against conformity and create something unique on their big day. Left…

November 16, 2010

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Do Shoes Make The Man? The Woman?

…bject at hand, I feel like the shoes are and always will be the most important part of the outfit because you can’t fake them. A crappy shoe is noticeable from a mile away yet cheap clothes, suits and jackets etc. are hard to spot. I have said it before and I will say it again: you can wear high-end, elegant shoes with a cheap H&M or Zara suit and look good but you cannot wear a nice Brioni or Armani suit with some H&M or Zara…

Black Patent Shoes – No Longer Necessary….

…irs) who can also polish to a very glossy shine. If you do this on the same day that your event would be, you will have a shoe that is just as practical as a patent one, but doesn’t require you to pay for a new pair of shoes. So if this is the case, what is the purpose for patent shoes? Well that’s the question, isn’t it…….? Shoe is the Tony model from my J.Fitzpatrick shoe range with my new ribbon laces, soon to be…

Grades Of Shoe Craftsmanship

Bespoke models by Corthay As I have stated before, there seems to be a whole lot of confusion as to how a shoe is made (whether by hand, machine or a bit of both), particularly due to the lack of knowledge from salesmen at retail stores, as well as the misrepresentation of words (such as ‘handmade’) printed on a shoe itself. These two things, coupled with the gullibility and navet of many male consumers, leave […]

Italigente: The Review

…lly take nor give to the shoes but is always a nice touch and is appreciating in knowing that the brand takes pride in the appearance. You can see that no expense was sacrificed to give a good look to the presentation of the shoes. Taking out the shoes you notice a very vibrant and nice leather. It looks of good quality and smells of it too. The finishing was impeccable and it’s impressive to see fudge wheel work of that caliber on a shoe…

April 5, 2010

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5 Rules For Buying Men’s Dress Shoes

…r too round. It just doesn’t look good and I know I have said this before and believe me I will say it again because it just doesn’t seem to get through. Leave the corner kickers to the elves, the guillotine-toed shoes to the douche bags and the shoes that have a toe that looks like a perfect semi-circle to the old people with pancake feet. (Refer to ‘ Our Toe Choices-What A Shame ‘) –What To Do: Avoid anything…