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May 25, 2017

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Paolo Scafora Now Carried at Skoaktiebolaget

I have always been a fan of Paolo Scafora. And it is not just for his amazing shoes but also because he a great individual, one that is genuine and passionate. These two traits always show in great shoemakers as they, for me, are prerequisites for lasting in this industry, one that can be very tough and cut-throat. So as Paolo carried these admirable traits I had always hoped that his shoes would get the […]

May 24, 2017

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J.FitzPatrick Trunk Show NYC – June 28th/29th

It’s been a long time coming but the time is here and J.FitzPatrick Footwear will soon again be shown in the USA, namely in the beautiful city of New York as the first showing, this coming June 28th and 29th. As many of you know, I am making a big move to NYC as my new permanent base and will hope to replicate what we have in London, but soon in the Big Apple. Our […]

May 12, 2017

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J.FitzPatrick Footwear at London Super Trunk Show May 13th

The last brand to showcase for the London Super Trunk Show (tomorrow at The Music Room from 11am-8pm), is my very own, J.FitzPatrick Footwear. Tomorrow we will be in attendance showcasing our Spring/Summer collection as well as our core products. We are offering several incentives for you to all stop by. Everyone that plans on purchasing on the day will receive 20% off of their purchase. We are offering our Magnolia model in Cedar calf (pictured […]

May 11, 2017

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Practical Info for London Super Trunk Show May 13th

This weekend it’s finally time for the London Super Trunk Show, the world’s largest open event for classic men’s shoes. Here’s some practical info for those who plan to visit us on Saturday. Most probably know this buy now, but to summarize things: In this post you can read all the info about the London Super Trunk Show, hosted by Shoegazing and The Shoe Snob, and here you’ll find the Facebook page for the event. This will […]

May 9, 2017

The Shoe Snob Spring Cleaning – More Shoes for Sale

Lots of changes are happening in my life and one of them is moving back to the USA (this story will come in another, longer blog post). What that means ultimately is cutting down on my hoarding (clothes only) and selling the shoes that I almost never wear. So I have decided to part with many of my cherished pairs (having already sold around 30) and this is what is left of what is available […]

May 5, 2017

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J.FitzPatrick Footwear GMTO – Last Weekend!!

  We are in the last days of our 2nd round of GMTO offering here at J.FitzPatrick Footwear . There are a couple that are near completion so don’t hesitate to get your order in to get a pair of these shoes/boots sans the MTO fee. The offer ends Monday, May 8th at 8am London time so keep that in mind!! Things to Remember with GMTO We need a minimum of 6 purchases per model to clear […]

May 4, 2017

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Altan Bottier – The Review

There are many makers you see online that are harder to find in person, many of them Japanese and some of them French. One of those makers for me was Altan Bottier who I had always known and been interested in but never had the pleasure of seeing their fine shoes in person. Luckily Instagram connects people and I feel that people are far more likely to interact on IG then they would on email. […]