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Monthly Archive: March 2019

March 29, 2019

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Ramon Cuberta – London Trunk Show & New Version of Gladiator!

Ramon Cuberta is a nice guy. Always kind. Always humble and makes great shoes. Just the kind of ingredients you look for when supporting an artist. So its my pleasure to let those of you London based (or close by) know that he is soon going to be presenting his shoes in the great city of London, at Ascot Shoes – Stowers London in 13, Savile Row, Mayfair. Days: April 4-5-6 (10AM-17:30PM), Appointments requested by […]

March 28, 2019

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Löf & Tung – Rivera String Loafer in Fox Suede

The new string loafer by Löf & Tung is quite the stunner. Coming in 3 colorways, my favorite of them is the Fox suede as shown above. This shade of suede is absolutely stunning. It’s so rich and vibrant and when complemented by a natural sole with crude stitching presents the ultimate in Summer footwear. Löf & Tung seemed to have known this when creating this new loafer of theirs and I can imagine that sales are crushing […]

March 27, 2019

Yeossal – Scott’s V-Cap Oxford

As I was taking my time shining, take pictures, and leaving on the floor of my showroom the two pairs of handwelted oxfords from new Singaporean brand, Yeossal, I think that I got more compliments on their shoes than my own. People were always like ‘oh, those ARE nice! Can I buy those?’ And sadly, I was like, ‘No, you can’t with me, but with Yeossal you can!’ But it was one of those then and […]

March 26, 2019

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Fila Platform Sneaker – What The F**k??!!!

Is it just me or out of nowhere does it feel like everyone is wearing shoes that look like they belong on Mars? I am not going to lie here, in the last few years, I have grown out of being a Shoe Snob about stitches to the inch, tapered heels and beveled waists which is really just due to the amount of basic crappy dress shoes that have been launched left and right by […]

March 25, 2019

March 21, 2019

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Info on The Super Trunk Show 2019

This Saturday is the day. The third edition of the London Super Trunk Show, held in the heart of London in 12 Regent Street, gathering more than 10 awesome exhibitors and hosting the World Championships in shoemaking, shoe shining and shoe patina. Here’s some practical info ahead of the event, for those who plan to visit, and on the live-streaming we will do for those who can’t attend.

March 20, 2019

LONDON SUPER TRUNK SHOW 2019 – BRAND SHOWCASE #10 – SKOLYX/TLB MALLORCA

  LONDON SUPER TRUNK SHOW 2019 – BRAND SHOWCASE #10 – SKOLYX / TLB MALLORCA   The final exhibitor to highlight ahead of Saturday’s London Super Trunk Show is Skolyx/TLB Mallorca, who have shoes ranging from Skolyx affordable Spanish made welted shoes starting at £160, to the new TLB Mallorca Artista range with impressive specs for £365, which has its world premiere at the event. The Skolyx/TLB label sort of the exhibitor of one of […]

March 18, 2019

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LONDON SUPER TRUNK SHOW 2019 – BRAND SHOWCASE #9 – J.FITZPATRICK FOOTWEAR

We are just days away now from The London Super Trunk Show 2019 and I am quite excited to see how this year’s event turns out, not only because it’s our 3rd year running but mainly because we are showcasing in a new, beautiful venue on South Regent Street. As always, my brand, J.FitzPatrick Footwear, is one of the brands that showcases at the event. And like always we offer special deals and incentives on […]

March 17, 2019

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March 15, 2019

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LONDON SUPER TRUNK SHOW 2019 – BRAND SHOWCASE #8 — JSEP

JSEP is the combination of 3 Japanese shoe brands: Oriental/Matsumoto, Miyagi Kogyo, and Kiten Ahead of the free-trade-agreement with EU, which is expected to be in place already in February, Japanese brands are introduced to the European market (with Brexit it’s still uncertain what happens in England with this, we’ll see, but the super trunk is held before). Jsep, Japan Shoes Export Platform, are introducing Oriental/Matsumoto, Miyagi Kogyo, and Kiten. They also attended last year and […]