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April 27, 2020

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Saphir × Crockett & Jones

Two great giants have teamed together to create a special collection of shoe care. Last Winter Crockett & Jones decided that using the French based shoe care powerhouse, Saphir, as their core polish and shoe care accessories offering was the way to go. And so they teamed together to create C&J branded Saphir Medaille D’or shoe care range for the C&J shops and collection. This was a huge move for both companies in the efforts […]

March 24, 2020

5 Shoe Shine “Don’ts” to Know About

There are many mistakes people make when shining their shoes. These mistakes sometimes have adverse effects on their shoes, which is no good, especially if the shoe is brand new and thus gets ruined. Once upon a time, I was considered an expert shoe shiner (for those that don’t know) and felt that I need to get back to offering some knowledge on shoe shining, the ‘Do’s and Don’ts.’ And as the “Don’ts” have more […]

December 10, 2019

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Using Saphir to Get the Shine Results You Want!

It is not a coincidence that Instagram, YouTube and the rest of the web for that matter is riddled with people taking photos of their shiny shoes next to Saphir products. I can guarantee they are not all paid advertising. Sure a couple might be. But the majority are just normal shoe enthusiasts showing that a great product can give you the results you want with a little know-how and patience. And you can see […]

March 12, 2019

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30% Off All Products at The Shoe Snob

  It has been a good run with The Shoe Snob brand and accessory range but after much debate, we have decided to get rid of most of the products in this range to focus on our shoe line and accessories that correlate specifically to shoe purchases (i.e. belts and shoe trees). The rest shall go! Therefore, we are offering 30% off the entire collection. Most of these will not be reordered so now is […]

July 13, 2018

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The Shoe Snob Summer Sale Now Live

  The Shoe Snob Summer Sale starts today! We are excited to announce that we are now on sale at www.theshoesnob.com. There is 20% OFF all accessories (excluding bundles deals) so now is the perfect time to stock up on all your shoe care products and the shoe trees you were thinking about. Happy Shopping! Justin, ‘The Shoe Snob’

March 21, 2018

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LONDON SUPER TRUNK SHOW 2018 – MAIN PARTNER: SAPHIR

To read more about the London Super Trunk Show 2018, please visit the following link: https://www.theshoesnobblog.com/2018/02/london-super-trunk-show-2018.html   Saphir is one of the leading premium shoe care product manufacturers in the world. The French brand is owned by Avel Group, who in turn is owned by a larger group that also owns brands like Dasco, Terrago and La Cordonnerie Anglais under their branch. Well known for both the high quality of care and protection of the products, as well as […]

July 7, 2017

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The Shoe Snob Summer SALE!

Today we commence our bi-annual sale on The Shoe Snob accessories offering. Every single-product is discounted at 20% off. Bundled deals though are not further discounted especially as some of them are already saving you more than 20% as is, such as our all of our shoe tree bundles and Leather Belt Bundles With the heat wave that has hit Europe (among elsewhere in the world) our Egyptian Cotton socks are ideal for those that still have to dress up in […]

June 2, 2017

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New Belts 3 for £200 & Father’s Day Gifts From The Shoe Snob

We are excited to announce we have taken delivery of some new colours to add to our belt collection ready for the Summer! There are 4 new colours to choose from in the braided belts (Burgundy, Green, Khaki and Dark Brown). These are a great addition for your Summer wardrobe to wear with jeans,chinos and shorts! On top of that, due to popular demand we have added some more Leather Calf/Suede belts to the collection to […]

April 14, 2017

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Happy Easter! – Discount on The Shoe Snob

  Dear Readers, We are celebrating the Easter period by offering a 10% discount off all full-price* products at www.theshoesnob.com. Whether you need to stock up on polish for shoeshine Sundays, or add one of our new belts to your collection there is something for everyone. Simply enter code: EASTER10 to redeem at checkout (it is case sensitive) Wishing you all a fantastic Easter weekend. Justin, ‘The Shoe Snob’ *Discount excludes all bundled products. Promotion […]

August 10, 2016

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Shoe Shining – Tips & Tricks

  I have written a formal post about how to polish your shoes properly but just recently realized that I have never shared the secrets to overcoming all of the obstacles of getting to be able to consistently polish one’s shoes to said standard. That being, allow me list out some of the tips and tricks that I have learned over the years, from all of my trial and error. Here goes: 1. Shining new […]