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October 26, 2011

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Today’s Favorites – a.Testoni

One thing that you do not see that often, is people wearing red shoes. Granted, the Pope, has done a good job at trying to promote them, but it so far hasn’t seemed to catch on. I guess that I can understand why too. They do make quite a statement. When I wear my red wingtips with white piping, you can believe that there is not a shortage of looks that I receive, whether they […]

November 26, 2010

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Today’s Favorites – Black Cap Toe’s

Shoe Above: a.Testoni Shoe Above: Anthony Delos Shoes Above: Gaziano & Girling Shoes Above: John Lobb Shoes Above: Stefano Bemer Considering that black cap toe’s are not my favorite style of shoe, I figured that I might display these now before they get lost forever in my collection of endless photos. While I would much rather own a million other styles, there is nothing that says “let’s get down to business,” better than a black […]

July 28, 2010

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Why Are A Pair Of Nice Shoes So Important?

Look, I know that not everyone is rich or may not care about fashion nor dressing up etc. but having a nice pair of shoes is a must in being a respectable man in this world. Luckily for most, times have changed because many years ago, you were nothing if you did not dress up properly and look and act like a well spoken, clean and respectable individual. These days you have people wearing tennis […]

June 3, 2010

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Shoe Of The Day

When making a spectator using crocodile and calfskin, or another smooth leather, I really feel like it is hit or miss on how the final product comes out. They are either beautiful or butt-ugly! This one here by a.Testoni, I happen to find very well done. What is interesting about the model is how it’s vamp extends all the way to the heel breaking up the quarter and completely leaving out the counter. I find […]