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December 26, 2013

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An Alternative Co-Respondent (Spectator) by Antonio Pio Mele

  I do love a two tone shoe, that’s no secret. I do also love a traditional co-respondent (spectator) as well. The problem is that too often the co-respondent is the version that everyone goes for when thinking of a proper two toned shoe. But what about the person that wants that feel but not necessarily the traditional 5 piece full brogue or 4 piece adelaide? What do they do? Well, usually it involves going […]

September 16, 2013

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Stefano Bemer Is Back!! And Coming to London!

  While unfortunately the name of the title of this post is more figuratively speaking (and thus not literal), it still goes without saying that the Stefano Bemer name and company is now coming to London to take orders on bespoke footwear, for the very first time. It was always a hope of mine that Stefano’s brand and name would grow outside of his lovely home town of Florence, Italy and the few other places […]