The Shoe Snob Blog

July 3, 2012

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Today’s Favorites – Custom Boat Shoes

Many of you may know how much of a sucker I am for a nice boat shoe which probably stems from my lack of enthusiasm for flip flops, and therefore needing a solid replacement shoe to use during the hot months which seem to never come in sunny ‘ol England. But nevertheless, I do love a nice pair of boat shoes, and was therefore quite pleased when I saw this model by Calzoleria Giacopelli, which has undergone a slight makeover in color by Mr. Alexander Nurulaeff of Dandy Shoe Care. While quite different, it sort of reminded me of the first high end boat shoe that I fell in love with by none other than John Lobb. Since then, I have dreamed about being able to afford spending upwards of 500+ for a shoe that I would hardly wear and while that dream may takes years to realize, it still remains something that lives on my bucket list (don’t worry it’s at the very very bottom of that list, right after donating loads of money to scholarship funds!). But here I am still wearing my Sperry’s and Sebago’s (however not yet this year), while patiently awaiting the day that I am able to upgrade to the likes of a beautiful model such as this….

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