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April 8, 2015

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More Unique Than You’ve Ever Seen by Nicholas Cooper

  You will either love this or hate it. Guaranteed. I on the other hand, don’t hate it or love it. But I do respect it for it’s originality and uniqueness and think that it is quite cool just for those reasons alone. I would not personally wear it myself but really appreciate the thought that went into not only this incredibly unique pattern but also the amazing color job done by Nicholas Cooper himself […]

May 29, 2014

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Stamp Jodhpur Boots with Patina

For those of you whom might not remember, Stamp is a bespoke shoe brand out of England (Northampton) created by Nicholas Cooper. What he does is provide bespoke made, cemented shoes. So, he essentially makes you the last and the upper just like every other maker would, but instead of welting/sewing everything by hand, he uses a cement construction. This ensures a lower cost to the customer (about half of what handwelted would be) but […]

January 3, 2013

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A Beautiful Spat Boot by Stamp

One thing that really excites me is discovering that two colors that I would have never thought of pairing actually go really well together, as is displayed here with this dark green suede and navy baby calf. Absolutely stunning to say the least, not only the color coordination but the contrast sole, the last shape (that amazing chisel toe) and the elegant balmoral line that is nothing shy of perfect. This was a pair that […]

October 4, 2012

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Stamp Shoes….with GPS capabilities….

Dear All, So I am back from my quick trip to Paris, with lots of treats to share with all of you! So be on the lookout!! Until then, feast your eyes on these bad boys that have GPS capabilities….while this might seem inappropriate, I can’t help but say that these would be the perfect shoe for a heavy night out….just in case you happened to forget your way home! Nevertheless, it’s nice idea that […]