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September 5, 2013

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Norwegian Stitch & Koronya Bespoke Shoes

    I have always had conflicting feelings towards the Norwegian stitch construction. On the one hand it looks very sturdy and makes me feel that put on a shoe, would make that shoe last forever. It is becomes almost a necessity to have it be on a double sole, which makes it that much more heavier and that is the precise reason for me being steered away from the idea for this long. But […]

January 28, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week

What’s funny is that I used to hate red when I was younger, but now I cannot get enough of it! Living in England, I just discovered that most men will wear conservative outfits (when dressing in suits) but will have a bit of flair in their socks, whether it’s bold purple, royal blue or the crowd favorite, bright red. And while I don’t ever follow any trends, I had to jump on the band-wagon […]

November 25, 2010

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Sole Options – To Bevel Or Not To Bevel???

As technology grows and becomes more readily available, you find that your options in obtaining things become endless. One of these things is the ability to have a goodyear-welted shoe that has a beveled waist and is ready-to-wear. This feature has only recently (several years) been available to the mass public as the machine that is able to do this was created not so long ago. Before that you could get a waist that was […]

June 8, 2010

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Boots – A Man’s Necessity

Whether it’s one of those disgusting Mark Nason boots, a simple chukka boot or a nice dress boot I feel like every man in his right mind wants or needs to own at least one pair of boots to solidify his manhood. “Boot: The man’s shoe!” Maybe it is just me but ever since ads have created something showing what a man’s man looks like and the fact that in the ad, this man is […]