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September 14, 2017

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Carmina’s New Autumn/Winter 2017 Collection

Carmina has recently launched their new A/W17 collection and there are some very cool and elegant options in there, not to mention that there are about 60 new SKU’s in total (which is a lot!) . As it is obviously highlighted, my favorite of the bunch is this two toned spectator brogue above. It is not often that you see this color-pairing of brown calf and olive suede and while some might deem it a […]

February 4, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week

The shoes made by Pierre Corthay are simply indescribable. I wouldn’t know what to do if I actually could afford to own a pair. Take this shoe for example, I would have a love/hate relationship with it. Part of me would want to wear the hell out of it and rock it proud on the streets of England but another part of me would want to stick it on my shelf as a piece of […]

September 20, 2010

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Shoe Of The Day

While I found these Christian Louboutin’s shoes under men’s shoes, I have a hard time believing that indeed they are for men. Even though they may be offered for them, you will notice that the construction of these oxfords is very much that of a woman’s shoe. In this new day and age where you see lots of ladies trotting about in these wingtip or captoe oxfords with leather soles, you should be able to […]

June 11, 2010

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Shoe Of The Day

Not a lot to say but the fact I think that these brown patent chukka boots by Opening Ceremony are the shit!! I wish that more brands offered something different like these.

May 17, 2010

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Patent Shoes

Used to be that patent leather shoes were only worn with a tuxedo or more rarely, on a very formal occasions with your sharp, black suit but now it’s almost as if you cannot go a day without seeing someone wearing a full-on patent leather shoe or at least a shoe with patent leather accents. This all started to change a couple of years ago when the idea of taking formal wear and turning it […]