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January 14, 2019

Edhen Milano – New Brand Doing Things Differently

  There is new-ish, young Italian brand doing some very bold and interesting things. And their name is Edhen Milano. What first caught my eye was their take on the double monk loafer, as popularized by Santoni some years back. Then what got me really looking was their take on the Butterfly loafer, as seen above. I liked the pairing between suede and leather and even more so the burnishing on the brogueing bits which I […]

July 5, 2012

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What I Am Wearing – Going Bold!

Ever since I have come to England, I feel as though I have become a tad bit more conservative, which isn’t a bad thing at all as I sometimes pushed the limits before coming here, but every now and then makes me feel a bit boring. Therefore I decided to get back to my roots and have a bit of fun by adding a bit of flair. The thing that I love most about ‘dress […]

February 24, 2011

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Today’s Favorites – Random Ostentatious Shoes

Shoes Above: George’s Shoes Above: Bottega Veneta Shoes Above: Billionaire Couture Shoes Above: Casely Hayford Shoes Above: George’s Shoes Above: Maison Martin Margiela Shoes Above: Martinisi I had all of these shoes just sitting in my ‘randoms’ picture folder and knew that if I did not show them soon, they might get lost in there forever. While I would not wear all of these, I do find all of them quite interesting, to say the […]

July 4, 2010

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Shoe Of The Day

I am a sucker for Ferragamo and it’s because of great shoes like these that they seem to always keep my interest. The uniqueness of velour always adds a touch of brilliance to that which seems to lack in being just a plain calfskin. The shoe above would be just another black driving loafer had it not been made with velour. But with the velour it is something completely different. There is a different feel […]