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July 16, 2014

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Santoni’s Goodyear Line

I have a love/hate relationship with Santoni. I don’t really hate them, they are actually very nice people who treated me very kindly when I went to visit their factory some years back. But I do love what they can do, which is what they do least of i.e. their Goodyear welted line. They seriously have the potential to be one of the greatest factories in Italy, doing shoes that stack up against any John […]

July 4, 2014

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The Shoe Snob & J.FitzPatrick Go to Asia!

  In my quest to travel the world, display my shoe line and meet all of the supporters of not only the The Shoe Snob blog, but also J.FitzPatrick Footwear, it has been made official that I will now be off to Asia at the end of this year for some new Trunk Shows, specifically in Hong Kong and Singapore. It comes with great excitement to be making this announcement as I have always desired […]