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The London Super Trunk 2017 – The Results

As many of you may have read, I am soon moving to NYC. That being, I have been up to my eyeballs in sorting out my life here to have a seamless transition between countries. But what that means is that my time is quite limited for long blog posts and whatnot. Therefore, while I would have liked to make my own post about the London Super Trunk that Jesper and I put on, I […]

February 28, 2017

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We are quite thrilled to let more people get acquainted with the the French brand Caulaincourt. It was founded 2008 by the entrepreneur Alexis Lafon and have a lot of fans in France, but are not too well known outside the domestic market. The shoes are made in the French region Maine-et-Loire, and they make both Blake stitched, Blake/Rapid, Bologna and Goodyear welted shoes. Caulaincourt has managed to make their shoes look really sleek and elegant […]

March 29, 2016

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Ghillies Gone Wild – Caulaincourt

As much as I love traditional dress shoes, I love even more the concoction of something casual mixed with something dressy. These ghillies oxfords by Caulaincourt Paris are the perfect example of that as they blend the nature of the original ghillie brogue lacing system that was created in the Scotland marshlands hundreds of years ago with something more dress like in nature i.e. the body of a whole cut oxford. Now in a traditional […]

March 11, 2015

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Spring Is Almost Here – Loafers Are Coming Out

I don’t know about the rest of the world, but the sun is finally starting to come out here in London. Don’t get me wrong it is still quite chilly, but at least it’s not pissing down with rain and wind, ugly and all. That being, you start to see people getting a little bit more bold in their attire, breaking out the loafers and for the really brave, their short and t-shirts. I saw […]

August 15, 2012

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Today’s Favorites – Caulaincourt Adelaides

Photo Courtesy of: Les Belles Chaussures I always love seeing something that I have never really seen before, and this model here by Caulaincourt represents just that for me. While the pattern is not really that unfamiliar, as I have seen something similar by Berluti, the combination between leathers (suede & calf) and colors (brown and what looks like gray) is simply amazing. I really have been loving suede more and more these days and […]

June 8, 2012

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Shoes Of The Week – Caulaincourt Bucks’

Dear Readers, I am finally back in town, after about a 24 hour (including 8 hours lost) day of traveling, and to be honest I feel good to be back. For all of those that have written to me, but have yet to hear a response, I promise that I will get on top of the emails and respond to all of you. I thank you for your patience. And another thing, please do send […]

December 12, 2011

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Today’s Favorites – Caulaincourt

I wanted to try and squeeze out my usual long-post that I do on Mondays, but I simply have not had enough time, as I prepare for my flight to Spain and such. But as I hate to leave my blog content-less for too long, I figured that I would give you a little tidbit to hold you over until I get back on Thursday. I know that I have been showing a lot of […]