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October 6, 2014

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A Check-In from Romania

Dear Readers, I am off on a small adventure to Romania and Vienna, spending some time with my good friend, Phillip Car of Saint Crispins.  Today, I am at their workshop in Brasov, Romania seeing how it all goes down. Needless to say it is quite impressive. Of course this is a simply a sneak peak of more greatness to come. Just you wait! Tomorrow we will head back to Vienna and while there, I […]

April 12, 2013

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Words Can’t Describe….

I have always been envious of this boot by Septieme Largeur. First because they are simply and utterly amazing and secondly because I did not think of them myself!! Nevertheless, I always admire seeing what kind of color combinations that they come up with, and it’s even better when it’s done in a patina form as the options are then not only a bit more wild but also unique and thus intriguing. Seeing as how […]

March 18, 2013

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Underrated Greats: Scarpe di Bianco

When one thinks of the greats, there is a list that comes to mind that I think is quite standard. But, I feel that as time goes on, that list while staying relatively the same, should have some people added to it. Some of you may remember that a while back I reviewed a Scarpe di Bianco shoe and was thoroughly impressed by the craftsmanship of them. I think that there is almost a trend […]