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February 9, 2015

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The Classic Adelaide

  I what I love about the adelaide oxford is that in the grand scheme of shoe designs, it is relatively new for being such a classic look. I am quite sure that it did not come around until the 70’s. In reality that last comment is just speculation but I don’t really recall ever seeing archival shoes that were adelaides, not at least the really old ones. Yet it has the feel of being […]

July 11, 2014

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The Ultimate Spectator by Gaziano & Girling

I have always loved the Astaire by Gaziano & Girling. It is easily my favorite model of theirs, especially when done on the DG70 last, which of course is my favorite last. Now, when you think of a traditional spectator (co-respondent) it is either going to be in your classic black and white combination or a brown and white of some sorts. The bottom line is that the color white is usually the color of […]