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June 5, 2014

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Mr. Hare’s Quest for Blue Shoes!

It’s rare that I put a “designer” brand on the blog. Most of the designer labels are quite appalling in my opinion, but when it comes to Mr. Hare, I have always appreciated his execution of design. Where as I see my own brand as classic with a modern twist, I feel that his have always been modern with a classic twist. The other way around, means that while his base foundation involves making things […]

April 11, 2011

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Mr. Hare Interview

For my April interview, I have Mr. Hare. For those that may not know of him, he is a shoe designer out of London, England who several years back, saw a shoe that he liked but that he knew he could not find and from that point on decided that there was a gap in the market that needed to be filled. And within one year’s time, he did just that. And for only being […]

February 12, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week

One of the coolest things about this shoe, which might seem insignificant to many, is the fact that it is a derby but has the appearance of an oxford (at least to me). This is important for me because I am not the biggest fan of derby’s. Not that I don’t like them, but 9 times out of 10, I would choose to own an oxford if given the choice. What’s also great about these […]

December 5, 2010

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Today’s Favorites – Unique Designs

Two Pairs Above: Gaziano & Girling Three Pairs Above: Olivier Guyot for Walter Steiger Boots Above: Mr. Hare While it is hard to create something that has never been done before (and looks good) it never stops a maker/designer from trying his best to do so. These notable styles above represent a bit of fresh air from the usual stuffy styles that are created by every other shoe company in existence. While I really do […]