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February 6, 2017

Chukka Boots in Color?

I love a good chukka boot. But I have always mainly loved them in either suede or some sort of grain leather as I see chukka boots as something to wear casually i.e. with jeans, chinos, cords etc but not so much on a super smart level with a suit or anything like that. But the more that I see them in the wild (and online), the more that I am tempted by making them […]

February 12, 2014

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A Fine Pair of Shoes’ New Range

Shoe and accessory retailer, A Fine Pair of Shoes, has entered into the shoe designing world, having recently made a few exclusive shoe designs under their own moniker. Being a heavy retailer of Alfred Sargent footwear, one can only imagine that the shoes are made by AS. A tidy collection of 4 models, I particularly like the fact that two of the four are blue and none of them, as one can see, are black […]

January 8, 2013

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One Of My Favorite Double Monks

One thing that I really like about Alfred Sargent is the fact that they love to take on fun ideas. What I mean by that is that they are frequently doing collaborations with stores or forums to produce something that is either specially requested or mutually designed for an exclusive purchasing. One of their continuous collaborators is webstore ‘A Fine Pair of Shoes‘, of which their famous Cooper model is a favorite of mine (particularly […]

February 24, 2012

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Shoes Of The Week – Blue Two Tone Brogues by Alfred Sargent

These monks, to me, are the epitome of cool. It is the type of shoe that I would love to wear day in and day out. Partially because I am such a sucker for blue but also because it represents the idea of being fun and a bit outrageous with your shoe choices. Yes, I will say that if you are a businessman, it’s not the most practical choice, but then again, neither is buying […]