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April 5, 2012

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WORST SHOES EVER!! (yet big laugh at the same time!)

I look at these (and think about who they came from, two great companies) and can’t help but think that when the designers were thinking about these, they were either incredibly drunk or just wanted to take the piss (have a joke), big time! The funniest thing is that they were actually being considered, having been made up for the A/W 2010 collaboration between Sperry & Band of Outsiders. Yet, thankfully, someone intelligent put the […]

March 8, 2011

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Today’s Favorites – Band of Outsiders’ Saddle Shoes

Here is yet another bombardment of saddle shoes, but hey, I love them, so you have to grow to love them too! Band of Outsiders’ modern version of a saddle shoe is among the coolest that I have ever seen. The top pair is mind-blowing amazing, with the little details that it provides: patina/distressed leather, natural sole and welt stitching, storm welt, white laces, darkened brogueing and last but not least, a great color! It […]

December 26, 2010

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Today’s Favorites – Band of Outsiders

While most brands are making boat shoes that all look the same, the collaboration between Sperry and Band of Outsiders finally gave the world some other options to choose from, and better one’s for that matter. While you usually find your average boat shoes in leather uppers, what’s cool about these Band of Outsiders remixes is that they are all made with something other than your traditional leather ranging from wool, nylon, suede to even […]

August 14, 2010

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Shoe Of The Day

What more can I say: Classic shoe, great look, amazing color options!!! What is great about Sperry is their ability to always stay fresh, to create looks that last and come out with shoes that are versatile and stylish. These two models are from a collaboration with Band of Outsiders to create a unique line of Sperry like shoes with a different feel to their design. To see more of these go here:

April 12, 2010

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Spring Time = Boat Shoes

Every year in the States, without fail, you see the boat shoes come out just as sure as the sun does. You would think that the wearing of boat shoes would be an American pastime considering the amount of men that break them out each year. And why wouldn’t they? The classic boat shoe serves many purposes. Not only are they used for boating activities but they have also been adopted into society as a […]