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December 20, 2019

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The Most Unique Boot Ever – TYE Shoemaker

This boot, by Japanese bespoke shoemaker TYE Shoemaker, is easily the most unique and intriguing boot that I have ever seen in my life, that presses the boundaries of bold yet not going overboard becoming ridiculous. Everything about it is jaw-dropping. The quality is 2nd to none. The color is the best purple I have ever seen. The pattern is phenomenal. The idea is perfect. The pairing of braided suede on a double monk boot: […]

August 2, 2019

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Loafers Done Differently

It’s super refreshing to see a unique creation that looks good and that one can obviously see that thought and passion was put into it. I know that I say this all of the time but its what keeps me passionate about shoes. I lose my interest in footwear when all I see is the same crap being rebranded at a cheaper price. Its boring. It lacks passion. Its just business for the sake of […]

September 16, 2013

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Stefano Bemer Is Back!! And Coming to London!

  While unfortunately the name of the title of this post is more figuratively speaking (and thus not literal), it still goes without saying that the Stefano Bemer name and company is now coming to London to take orders on bespoke footwear, for the very first time. It was always a hope of mine that Stefano’s brand and name would grow outside of his lovely home town of Florence, Italy and the few other places […]