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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 […]

May 27, 2017

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A Guide To Shoe Trees

There is a lot of opinion/speculation on shoe trees and their importance in relation to footwear. Some well known so-called ‘facts’ in reference to shoe trees may seem like truth, but could be very well be the outcome of genius marketing and branding. In this post, I will try my best to give logical reasoning to shoe trees and an objective explanation for what you really need, when it comes to their use and your […]

January 6, 2017

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J.FitzPatrick & The Shoe Snob Winter Sales Now Live!

Today we have launched our Winter Sales for both J.FitzPatrick Footwear and The Shoe Snob accessory site. On The Shoe Snob accessory site, we have discounted everything (with the exception of bundled deals) at 20% off. Now is your time to stock up on creams, wax polishes, brushes and most importantly shoe trees. Just remember that our shoes trees are very form fitting. They are about as close to a generic lasted shoe tree that […]

September 7, 2016

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Things to Know About Shoes: Part 1 – The First 10

There are many questions that people have about shoes; questions that are not easily found or answered. Here I will try and do my best to answer as many as I can think of from not only many different situations that I have experienced but from simple facts/opinions that I have learned during my time in the industry. Here are the first 10 that I have managed to scrape from my tired, Sunday night mind….I […]

July 20, 2016

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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 15% off. Bundled deals though are not further discounted especially as some of them are already saving you more than 15% as is, such as our all of our shoe tree bundles. Due to the success of our new Alderwood shoe trees (as shown in the picture below), it has been difficult to keep up with stock levels, […]

June 8, 2016

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Father’s Day Deals from The Shoe Snob

Happy Wednesday everyone! It’s crazy to think that we are in early June­ where has this year gone to? It’s also the time of year to celebrate your Father or the Father of your children for Father’s Day on 19th June. Whilst we all never forget Mother’s Day, sometime Fathers day can seem to go under the radar a touch but we all need to thank the important men in our lives. Growing up with a father whom […]

February 26, 2016

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The Shoe Snob Beechwood Shoe Trees Now On Sale!

As some of you might have noticed from last Friday’s post, we at the The Shoe Snob sourced new shoe tress for our accessory range, ones that allowed us to make them have more of an identity that corresponded to our brand, with the red/black coloring. But as we are not interested in holding two stocks of wooden shoe trees, that means that we need to get rid of our old ones to open up […]

February 19, 2016

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The New Shoe Snob Shoe Trees!

For the longest time we have wanted to find a shoe tree that could be more tailored to the identity of The Shoe Snob as a brand. That usually comes in the form of a logo or coloring that matches the essence of the logo/brand. But the catch was to find something that was also economic, well fitting and of good quality. And the day where our search ended has finally come. We found and […]

December 29, 2015

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Inspiration or Copying? You Tell Me?

  **It would appear that some people are taking my words more literal than they are meant to be. This post is about respect and the idea of not blatantly taking someone else’s idea. There is no product infringement here and I would never think about ever getting a lawyer for things like this as that is just silly. Nothing is new under the sun but doing something different from the next brand as opposed […]

November 23, 2015

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Black Friday Preview

  What used to be the biggest shopping day in the US is now spreading across the world thanks to the internet. And when one is an online site, they better partake. Thinking on it now, having lived in England for so long I realized that I never even thought about it before as no one celebrates Thanksgiving here. So it always just kind of passed on by as any other ‘ol regular day. But […]