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May 18, 2020

The Kirby Allison Show – Feat. Justin FitzPatrick (Yours Truly)

Kirby Allison, the founder of the Hanger Project, was kind enough to feature me on his very reputable YouTube channel last Friday, where we talked a bit about life, shoes (naturally) and my brand, J.FitzPatrick Footwear, with all of my plans for this year and the next. For those interested to hear more, please watch the video and subscribe to Kirby’s channel where he offers a lot of other great information Kirby Allison YouTube Channel

December 31, 2019

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Happy New Year – A Reflection of 2019

A Reflection of This Year Past: 2019 was a tumultuous year, to say the least. Never before have I experienced such great highs but also great lows all in the same year and pretty much at the same time. It was nerve-wracking yet a blessing at the same time. It taught me many things about myself, about life, about faith, about patience and ultimately about never giving up. This year, I got re-married, had a […]

June 10, 2019

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What I’ve Learned – Shoes

Back when I used to read magazines, I used to love this section that Esquire did called ‘What I’ve Learned.’ For me, it was one of the more interesting reads in the magazine as it was one that actually shared real knowledge. More often than not, it was a seasoned gentleman sharing his wisdom as let’s face it, the reality is that we get wiser as we get older. Whether or not I agreed with […]

The Shoe Snob Marketplace – New Shoes Up and Growing!

The Shoe Snob Marketplace is gaining traction. More and more people are getting their shoes on there and we even have a few brands participating, one of them being Carlos Santos with a whole range of shoes. JM Legazel also has a few interesting one-off’s on there too. Some feedback that I have though is for the sellers and potential sellers. I see lots of people adding shoes but not a ton of sales and […]

March 12, 2019

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30% Off All Products at The Shoe Snob

  It has been a good run with The Shoe Snob brand and accessory range but after much debate, we have decided to get rid of most of the products in this range to focus on our shoe line and accessories that correlate specifically to shoe purchases (i.e. belts and shoe trees). The rest shall go! Therefore, we are offering 30% off the entire collection. Most of these will not be reordered so now is […]

July 13, 2018

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The Shoe Snob Summer Sale Now Live

  The Shoe Snob Summer Sale starts today! We are excited to announce that we are now on sale at www.theshoesnob.com. There is 20% OFF all accessories (excluding bundles deals) so now is the perfect time to stock up on all your shoe care products and the shoe trees you were thinking about. Happy Shopping! Justin, ‘The Shoe Snob’

July 10, 2018

Bright Socks – Best for Hot Days

When you live in a cold and/or grey place it is not so desirable to do two things that are frequently done in warmer climates: 1. Wear bright socks and 2. Go sockless. Having lived in NYC for a year now I have started to do more of both. It is just so hot here and wearing dark colors just makes you feel hotter. And some days wear anything (on your feet) is just a […]

June 20, 2018

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Contribute a Blog Post to The Shoe Snob Blog

If I am going to be frank with all of you, as my business expands and responsibilities become greater (and have written more posts that I can remember), it becomes increasingly difficult to not only find the time to make long, informative posts, but also to come up with content that I have yet to cover. As we as people simply cannot do it all alone all of the time, sometimes we need a little […]

June 7, 2018

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My Story — The 5 Year Plan: Starting the Blog

Read previous posts on My Story HERE My father was my business role model. Not because I wanted to be like him (because I always wanted to be my own man, the nature of a Capricorn) but because he was wicked smart, fearless, adventurous, naturally intelligent with a ton of common sense, caring, selfless and I wanted to learn from all of those things. And in being those, I would always share my ideas with […]

May 29, 2018

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