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September 30, 2014

Mario Bemer Bespoke & New Site

I wrote about Mario Bemer not too long ago, having come back from Pitti Uomo in the hopes to shed some light on his new company. (If you missed it, you can find the post HERE) For those that don’t know, Mario is the brother of the late Stefano Bemer and has just recently branched off to start his own collection of shoes focusing on the idea of made 100% in Italy. Keeping in tune with […]

September 15, 2014

Latest Dandy Shoe Care Patina’s for J.FitzPatrick

Dear Readers, It’s probably been the busiest 6 weeks of my life and I am quite glad to say that it is now all over and I can finally have a bit of peace and quite before the holiday season. I just came back from Milan yesterday after attending the Lineapelle fair and am proud to say that it was a great trip full of productivity and new personal relationships developed. I have found some […]

September 8, 2014

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Buying International Products Online

EDIT – MARCH 15TH, 2016: THE US JUST PASSED A LAW INCREASING THE LEVEL OF EXEMPTION ON PRIVATELY IMPORTED GOODS, FROM $200 TO $800 SO NOW PROVIDING THAT YOUR PURCHASE DOES NOT EXCEED $800 IN RETAIL VALUE, YOU WILL NOT BE TAXED (FOR THOSE OF YOU IN THE US) ON THE GOODS COMING INTO THE US. Let me preface this post by saying that this is not directed at any one individual (nor at a […]