The Shoe Snob Blog

Monthly Archive: July 2016

July 7, 2016

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Spats – A Victorian Accessory

With my fascination of shoes/boots with buttons on them, it should be no surprise to anyone that I am also someone that appreciates the old spat accessory that was so often used in the Edwardian/Victorian eras. But even though I do like them, I don’t often find myself wearing them. Come to think about it though, it is most probably because they are tucked away in my scarf box, only to be seen or thought […]

Thomas Kalflo Patina Interview

For those that may have not ever heard of this name before, allow me to give you a brief intro on exactly who is Mr. Thomas Kalflo. First and foremost he is a very talented, young Parisian gentleman who above all is an artist. His drawing capabilities are second to none and with his artistry background, about 5-6 years ago he decided to dive into the world of Patina, first at Corthay and then for […]

July 1, 2016

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New Design Work – The Shoe Snob/J.FitzPatrick

The thing that makes me most happy about being a shoe designer is seeing my designs and ideas come to life. In the beginning, I tried to release a mixture of classic and contemporary designs to appeal to all clients alike. But as I have mentioned before, before launching I created a portfolio of about 50 designs, most of which were particularly ‘different’ to the standard shoes we see in the industry. A good example […]