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October 15, 2012

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Septieme Largeur Fall/Winter Product

A trip to Paris is not complete without me giving Septieme Largeur a visit to see what they have been cooking up! And it just so happened that a lot of their Fall/Winter 2012 product was coming in and I had the chance to take a couple of snaps for all of you to preview. I never tire of this brand because there is always something fresh to see, whether it’s a new patina color/variation […]

September 5, 2012

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Fancy Colors?…..Take Your Pick! — Shudy Footwear

The idea of a rubberized (or polyurethane) moc is simply brilliant to me, even though I am a big advocate of leather footwear. So you ask why? Well, first and foremost, these types of dainty shoes are not built for hard-wearing. As a matter of fact, they are not even built for wearing period as they were originally intended for using while driving (and thus sitting – not walking). That being, it does not make […]

July 2, 2012

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A Shoe For Every Color

Septieme Largeur – Light Gray The best thing about the modern dress shoe industry is this ability to possess practically any color of shoe that you want. With patina artists ever so prevalent in France (and even Japan), it’s almost as easy as choosing paint for your house: mix a couple of colors together and come up with some puke colored concoction or better yet, the perfect shade of gray (like this shoe above by […]

April 20, 2012

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They Are Listening….And It Is About Time!!

I don’t know if it is because of shoe designers like Mark McNairy and Grenson (of whom were amongst the first to come out with abnormal coloring in shoes) or because of my blog, and other ones like mine, but it would finally seem that the brands that may have once been seen as strictly conservative in their shoe making are now branching out and becoming a bit more eclectic! Never in a million years […]

April 11, 2012

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Marc Guyot: Colors, Colors, Colors!!!

If there is one thing that I like about Marc Guyot, it’s the fact that he is one guy who is certainly not afraid of a bit of color. Whether or not you would fancy the outfit he wears or the shoes that he makes, you have to respect him for having the courage to be different. While certain things may be considered ostentatious, I find them pleasingly different, especially in a world that sometimes […]