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November 19, 2013

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Some Serious Brogues!

  I have always liked a nice brogue, even a bit of a heavy one. I don’t really own the heavy ones but have always appreciated their appeal as stompers that could last you the rest of your life and look nice underneath a pair of jeans. And I don’t think that anyone does a proper heavy brogue better than those of the Austrian/Hungarian block. George Materna in particular, as shown in this post, can […]

February 5, 2013

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Materna Boots – Built To Last

Well, it would seem that the busy life of a shoe shiner and upcoming shoe designer is starting to take its toll on the ‘ol blog. As most of you may know, on Mondays, I usually like to start my week with a nice long post with a bit more informative content with respects to my other daily rants. As you can tell, it’s now Tuesday and I am still struggling to get out more […]