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Summer Shoes Archive

May 24, 2016

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Summertime Shoes by Awl & Sundry

  It has been awhile since I have written about Awl & Sundry (you can see my review of them HERE) and it would appear that a lot has changed since them, mainly how much they have appeared to have grown in terms of brand recognition, styles offered and probably most important for all of you, in price. I managed to come across this shoe and was amazed at how much I liked the combination. […]

April 22, 2016

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J.FitzPatrick Driving Loafers Re-Stock & Colorways!

We just received our refill of stock in our driving loafer range, consisting of the string loafer Vashon and our penny loafer, Bainbridge. Last year we got them out quite late as they were a new and out-of-the-blue product for us (as it all happened really fast). This year we timed it a bit better to actually have them for right when the horrible weather starts turning beautiful (not counting today!). And that we are […]

April 18, 2016

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Blue Suede Simplicity by Septieme Largeur

For Spring/Summer we all want to comfortable because let’s be honest, when it is overly hot that is anything but comfortable. Now while I am not the type of guy that tends to go around without socks, I can imagine the appeal particularly when it is in a nice pair of suede numbers such as these beauties by Septieme Largeur. And while I think that green is the color of 2016, I can’t lie and […]

April 20, 2015

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Bowling Shoes Are Back….by Septieme Largeur

  People tend to make fun of the bowling shoe style, but when thinking about it, most of the best sneakers of all time are designed in that exact same pattern, e.g. Converse Chuck Taylor, Common Projects classic trainer and Superga (let alone a bunch of others). So it came as no surprise that when thinking of something fun to make for the S/S2015 season, Septieme Largeur also used that classic pattern and knocked out […]

June 3, 2013

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New Summer Selection of Driving Loafers by Hugs & Co.

The sun has finally stayed out longer than 5 minutes here in London, and I am sure that everyone living here is finally at peace after a very long and horrible winter. What this means for us shoe fanatics is that we can now break out our colorful shoes that have been collecting dust in the old wardrobe for the last 8 months! I have always loved a red suede driving loafer, having bought my […]

July 11, 2012

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Today’s Favorites – Tassel Loafers

Premise: “Let’s get as many colors as we can into this shot!” Outcome: Successful! To me, this is quite a cool picture. While I certainly wouldn’t execute most of these combinations, I find them to be quite intriguing nonetheless. I particularly love the striped socks, the graphite colored jeans on the left and the Lobb looking loafers accompanying those jeans! The attraction to this photo makes me think about how truly intriguing is is, in […]

July 10, 2012

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Today’s Favorites – Quoddy Boat Shoes

I haven’t been a huge fan of Quoddy in the past. Not that I did not like the brand, more so, just wasn’t crazy about the way in which they designed their soles. So the other day, I was puttering about waiting for my wife to call me and happened to run into my friend Fred (who is also a reader of the blog). I asked him where he was off to (as we crossed […]

June 14, 2012

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Today’s Favorites – Buttero Boat Shoes

You may read this blog, look at all of my ‘what I am wearing’ posts, and think that I am just some snob that wears nothing but high end shoes and ‘dress’ outfits, but in actuality I am quite a casual guy. I probably have about 10-12 pairs of jeans, which are by far my all time favorite type of trousers. In reality I am a jeans guy and prancing around in my G&G’s doesn’t […]

February 15, 2012

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Today’s Favorites – Sebago’s The Patriot

After having some pretty cold weather these last few weeks in London, the sun (and warmth) finally came out today, which almost gave the feeling of a Spring arrival. Now, I must say that I have a real love/hate relationship with our world’s seasons. I love the heat and hate the cold, but hate the clothing for the Spring/Summer and love the clothing for Autumn/Winter. Sounds weird doesn’t it? But about one of the only […]

May 19, 2011

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My Shoes #21 – Sperry #1

On that note of American’s favorite summer shoe and Sperry’s, I just recently got back one of my favorite shoes of all time. For me, the navy blue and white classic Sperry boat shoe is universal! I can wear them with anything except a suit and the outfit will coordinate. And to prove just that, I decided to dress them up a little bit for this party that I want to and create an […]