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August 27, 2018

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Crockett & Jones – ‘Black Editions’ Collection for Winter

Crockett and Jones have recently launched the beginnings of their A/W collection, titled ‘Black Editions.’ As you can see these are definitely geared towards a heavy Winter not only having a storm welt but also commando soles. The Summer has been relatively mild this year so maybe we are due for a heavy downpour this A/W season. And certainly if that is the case, a pair of shoes/boots like these will allow you to keep […]

January 25, 2016

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Crockett & Jones at Pitti Uomo 89

Okay well I am about to commence my posts on what I saw at Pitti now that the sale is coming to a close and things are somewhat quieting down. So get ready for about 10 posts on that. I also wanted to reflect on 2015 which will be a long, dramatic post so also stay tuned for that if you want to hear the nitty gritty. First up is Crockett & Jones who had […]

October 15, 2014

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Grenson x Foot The Coacher for Mr. Porter

Balmoral boots, or boots in general, are back and as a maniac for boots, I am quite happy to see it. If you go on Mr. Porter, you will see the most extensive offering ever and it just goes to show how popular they have become again. Not that their selection is really that great, but one thing that they did choose well is this new found collaboration between Grenson and Foot the Coacher (Japanese designer). […]

May 20, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week – George Cleverley

These just might be one of the prettiest brogues that I have ever seen. They simply look immaculate and have a very clean-looking feel about them and that is always what drives me towards a shoe. The gimping (shark teeth like design around hole perforations) is very small and does not detract from the design as some brogues do when their gimping is large and overbearing on the eye. And the color — it’s quite […]