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October 15, 2015

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Patterns – Like for Like by Herring

Herring Shoes have been doing a lot of interesting things these days, particularly in two tones and with the use of cloth. And a blogger that they have teamed up with has done a great job at showing off the product in a fashion that truly allows you to appreciate the combinations that they are coming up with. All too often website photos don’t do the justice that a shoe deserves and this is where […]

May 12, 2015

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Options by Barbanera

I have always believed that the more options that you give someone to look at, the more likely they will be able to make a choice (on the rare occasion they get confused). That goes for a RTW stock or even showing samples for taking an MTO order. To be quite frank, from my experience, most men (not all, simply most) can’t picture something in their head and then choose it. More often than not, […]

October 24, 2014

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Cloth Used in Shoes by Herring

Using cloth in shoes is getting bigger and bigger these days and I personally, as always, am quite happy to see it. This pair, by Herring, worn by my good friend, Gui Bo (of Men Need More Style), is a perfect example of a brilliant execution. I have been so inspired these days that I have decided to do my own version too! (penny loafer though) However it probably wont be out for a year […]

May 6, 2013

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Kanpekina aka Perfetto — Japanese Greatness at it’s absolue FINEST!!!

The more the days go by, the more I feel that Japan might quickly be becoming the mecca for fine footwear and amazing shoemakers. It is known that when the Japanese culture takes ahold of something, whether it be blades, yo-yo-ing, technology or shoemaking, that once they go for it and immerse their culture into it, they don’t stop until it is perfected and they become the best at doing it. Kanperkina/Perfetto is proof of […]