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Monthly Archive: December 2015

December 4, 2015

J.FitzPatrick A/W2015 Stock Now In – Round 2!

Well, it has been an interesting season as half of my A/W15 stock was released back in September and the rest of it just came in. This was due to a massive delay from the American Tannery Horween, who is famous for their Cordovan and Chromexcel leathers. And naturally all of the shoes that were late came from the use of the Chromexcel leather, in dark brown, burgundy and black. To top it off, there […]

December 3, 2015

Septieme Larguer Mid-Boot Wholecut

  Septieme Largeur have recently released a smart, leather sole version of their mid-boot wholecut and are offering it up in their patina service section of the website. You don’t often see a wholecut of this calibre in anything outside of handmade shoemaking as it is not the easiest model to cut, nor last over. But that didn’t apparently stop SL from releasing one. And with all of that leather imagine all of the possibilities […]

December 2, 2015

Norman Vilalta New Collection!

Norman Vilalta just dropped his A/W2015 collection and I have to say that it is right up my alley, especially the boot in the main image. What a bombshell!! That vibrant reddish/orange patina with what looks like rust suede is simply magnificent. Norman never ceases to surprise me and even more so, he one ups his last venture every time. I love the collection, even the chunky soled shoes are starting to grow on me. […]

December 1, 2015

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David Balazic

So I have just gotten back from what has been a very fun, successful and tiring trip to Singapore. I always have a great time while there, as Kevin Seah and team a great hosts, but man is it full on, especially as it was 4 day trunk show. But now I am back and in full swing of things here in London, not only sorting out what happened in Singapore but also from the […]