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July 12, 2017

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Crockett & Jones – Customer Endorsements

The greatest power a brand can have in today’s social media is the ability to have other people freely promoting their products. And with the way that social media works in today’s world every brand has this opportunity to take advantage of, if they can do it right. Crockett & Jones has had a major impact on social media, namely Instagram, with this and the sheer amount of customers that not only wear their shoes […]

June 20, 2016

Norman Vilalta Colored Grain Loafers

The first time I saw these colored grain loafers, I knew that they were going to be successful and the fact that Norman Vilalta was presenting them at Pitti means that it must have become true. It would appear that demand has been high for them so I believe that Norman is putting them into a regular RTW rotation. The question is which color will be the most popular? My heart always goes out towards […]

November 5, 2013

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Cleverley Bespoke’s

Not too long ago, George Cleverley held a one day/night sale for some of their bespoke shoes that were never collected by their customers… All in all there were about 40-50 pairs available, all of abnormal shapes and sizes…and only a few of regular people’s feet. What was cool however, were some of the styles. My favorites being the ones presented here in this post. I particularly liked the Naval colors used on that loafer. […]

October 2, 2013

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Kimber Shoes – New Collection

A year ago I wrote about my good friend Christian who was on the brink of launching his own line of shoes and for those that like fun things to be on the look out, as he was a man with a mission to offer something fresh and unique. That he did, and one year later, his brand is still plugging on and hopefully getting bigger and bigger. Based in Melbourne (but London born and […]