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March 2, 2016

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Navy Shell Cordovan by Trickers

If you want boots that will last you not only the rest of your life but quite possibly that of your son and maybe even grandson’s life, then what you want to look into is shell cordovan from Horween, made by Trickers. The boots shown in this thread –courtesy of quite possibly the biggest collector of cordovan boots– are the ideal example of one of these boots that will stand the test of time and […]

August 24, 2011

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Heavy Brogue Boots

While I can’t say that I am the biggest fan of heavy country brogue boots,† but I have a reader that is facing a dilemma, in what to buy versus what to spend on a pair of brogue boots. Since, I do not wear them nor know of many makes, I thought that I would do this post finding as many as I could, but also leave it up to all of you for any […]

August 15, 2011

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Shoes — Part 2: Style Names & Terminology — Brogues

The term, brogue, is a word that can describe many many styles of shoe within the shoe realm. It is because of this that it is commonly misused and due to this misconception, I wanted to dedicate an entire post on brogues and what they really are. First off, let me start by saying that a brogue can be used to describe any shoe that has perforations in it (little holes). Because it ranges in […]

January 20, 2011

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Today’s Favorites – Random’s

Shoes Above: Martegani Shoes Above: Tricker’s Shoes Above: Tom Ford Shoes Above: Allen Edmonds Shoes Above: Crockett & Jones for Brooks Brothers Well, I figured that I would give you a little bit of color that I don’t usually put on here. I actually really like it when makers create something in green. It can really look good if done properly. The Tom Ford is particularly nice, not only because of it’s deep, forest green […]

November 27, 2010

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Today’s Favorites – More Saddle Shoes

Shoe Above: Lodger † 2 Pairs Above: Tricker’s 3 Pairs Above: Opening Ceremony Considering that saddle shoes are probably my all-time favorite style, there will be numerous times where I post them. If they are not your thing, sorry, deal with it! I love seeing saddle shoes that come in combination’s that are different from the typical golf-shoe looking saddle that has a white-base with a red, blue, or black saddle. To me, while I […]