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April 1, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week

I recently just got my first pair of lace (balmoral, galosh) dress boots — which I have yet to show all of you — and I absolutely love them! And loving them has made me somewhat mad for the idea of getting a pair for each of the different colors in the shoe spectrum, yet something that will be difficult achieving, as boots of this nature are always in the upper echelons of the cost […]

March 20, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week – Septieme Largeur

I have really gotten into penny loafers lately, and have been desperately wanting to get a ‘classic’ pair. But the only problem is that I am extremely picky when it comes to the right penny loafer and having a shape that is dead-on to what I like. I am definitely not a fan of the old-school models of penny loafers, such as the classic Bass Weejun or Cole Haan Pinch Penny, those to me should […]

December 13, 2010

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Holiday Parties – What To Wear??

I guess as we grow up, we stop thinking about what Christmas presents we are going to get or what’s going to be under the next flap on the advent calendar and we start planning out which holiday parties we are going to grace our presence with. More importantly, we think about what we are going to wear in order to look better than everyone else at the party. Well, if your idea already involves […]

November 29, 2010

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Colored/Contrasting Laces

Shoes By: Markowski When it comes to French shoemakers and French men, in general, I have to say: THEY ARE THE MOST DARING!!!! Even more so than the stylish and bold Italians, the French will do things that no one else does or even tries. A close second may be the Japanese. But where else can you find bright blue shoes paired with pink laces and actually see someone wearing these on the streets? Some […]