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February 11, 2021

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J.FitzPatrick Sneakers Re-Launch – PreSale Live

Sneakers Are Back! With Hi-Tops Included After a lot of issues with the last factory making our sneakers, we have finally been able to get back to business with new a supplier for our sneaker collection, making improvements and even adding a new Hi-Top model to the mix. One issue we faced on the last maker was a very low instep, which we have corrected. They were also quite heavy whereas our new ones are lighter in weight. Yet […]

January 18, 2021

Next Level Sneakers – Masayuki Kaneko

I really think the hardest thing in shoemaking is combining sneaker elements with dress shoe design/style. And I tell you, these ones here by Japanese shoemaker Masayuki Kaneko, are easily the best ones that I have see yet. Being that the foundation of the two different types of shoes are so profoundly different, most attempts at combining the characteristisc of each turns into a Frankenstein result that is neither attractive and sometimes not even weareable. […]