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Blue Monk Straps Archive

November 16, 2013

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Edward Green Hove – A Great Single Monk!

I hope that you guys can appreciate me posting on my trip as I am getting so frustrated using WordPress on my Samsung tablet. It’s taken me about 20 minutes just to get this far!! Tablets suck for doing blogs and uploading images!!! Urghhhhhh!! Okay enough venting….. So I have recently been seeing this lovely brogued single monk by Edward Green popping up all over the internet. I have always liked this model as it […]

August 8, 2013

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Wildsmith Back in Action and Now Live!

Wildsmith, the name that for some reason makes me think of cowboy boots and that was once associated with some of the finest shoes around, has come back into the shoe industry, ready to take it by storm! While they used to be made by Edward Green before their closure some 30-40 years back, the current owners decided to change things up a bit by creating a more competitive and affordable price-point, ranging between £335-£365 […]

May 7, 2013

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Blue Carmina’s….F***ing Amazing!!!

Blue is my favorite color, so naturally any shoe that comes in it and looks reasonably good, is going to be on my list of top-tier spectaculars! Needless to say, this Carmina model, offered by Epaulet of NYC, is cream of the crop. Not only have I loved this version of a single monk for a very long time (being very different from everyone else), but the shade of blue calf is simply exquisite. This […]