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November 13, 2012

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I Love Edward Green…..And You Should Too!

Courtesy of Leather Soul There are many reasons that companies become great and stay that way for many years after. The fact that Edward Green has always been a industry leader in the high end/quality footwear sector, for me, is due to their constant ability to not forget the detail, or rather their ability to create a detail that is not only elegant and amazing, but that has never been done before. I can wholeheartedly […]

October 9, 2012

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My Trip To Aubercy Part 2: Bespoke/More MTO

The thing about Xavier was that he was probably the most passionate person I have ever met. We talked for over an hour and a half and it was so clear that his shoes and the quality of them was the most important thing in the world to him. Money, mass distribution, online sales etc….none of this stuff mattered, only making the shoes to the best possible standard that he could. This was so admirable […]

March 7, 2012

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Today’s Favorites – Bespoke Balmoral Boots

One of the most exciting things in the world for me (literally), is seeing the outcome of designing an existing shoe style in a new way, and it coming out wonderfully. That is the case for this balmoral boot presented here. Designed (having made the pattern) by my friend, who is just as crazy about shoes as I am, yet most likely much more knowledgeable, and made by a freelance maker, produced the outcome of […]

September 11, 2011

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Medallions

I’M BACK!!!! Well, for those of you that read my blog religiously, I just wanted to say sorry that you had to go 4 days without a new post. It even felt long for me, as I was almost going through lack-of-writing withdrawals. But alas, I am back in full effect and have some interesting things to share with all of you. While I can’t talk much about where exactly I went (as in the […]