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March 22, 2011

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Today’s Favorites – Ronnie Fieg Collabo’s

There is no doubt that Ronnie Fieg, NYC-bred designer, has made many shoes WAY cooler than there previously were. And he did so simply by slightly modifying the style, color, shape etc. It just goes to show, how the little details can turn one thing from lame to cool. Time and time again, I have stressed those details!! While he has done countless remakes and collabo’s, here are just a few that I happen to […]

February 13, 2011

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My Shoes #15 – Vans

Sorry that I have not been so regular in the ‘My Shoes’ posting but I have lots of excuses like crappy weather, 4 hours of commuting a day and not enough daylight time + someone to shoot pics of me etc. But I will make it up, especially once the weather starts turning around and I eventually get all of my shoes (that are spread between England, Italy and the States) all in one place […]

December 22, 2010

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Today’s Favorites – Random Sneakers

† Top Shoe: VansMiddle Row Above: Left – Kris Van Assche; Right – Salvatore FerragamoBottom Row Above: Left – Kanye West for Raf Simons; Right: Dior Homme Top Row Above: Left – Marc Jacobs; Right – VansBottom Row Above: Left – Adidas/Ransom; Right – Lanvin Shoes Above: Adidas Needing to remember that my love for shoes ultimately came from my love for sneakers, I feel the need to pay homage every once and awhile to […]

March 15, 2010

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The Return Of The Classics Part 3 – Wingtips

Whats great about wingtips, is their ability to be unique and be designed with almost an infinite array of possibilities. Their ability to be modernized has been prevalently shown in society with all of the different types of wingtips that you see these days, spreading it’s style into almost every form of shoe, whether it be dress, casual, sport etc. Unlike the other classics that I have talked about, wingtips have already made their comeback […]