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October 22, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week – Gaziano & Girling Kent

The galosh (or balmoral or whatever you want to call it) style of shoe, that has a separation from the top piece (facing extended to heel) and bottom piece (vamp extending to heel) is one of my favorite models simply for the fact that it’s options in leather or material pairings are endless. When creating a pair of shoes that you will release to the public, you have to make sure that you do something […]

June 25, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week – G & G Factory Finds

† One of my favorite things about going to Gaziano & Girling’s factory is seeing all of the bespoke models lying around, being able to capture the ideas that some individuals have in their minds and appreciate them. On top of that, I am also able to see RTW shoes being produced for other markets, like Asia, which will almost always be different from the shoes that you will see produced for the Western world, […]