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March 4, 2014

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The Craftsmanship of Yesteryear

It is always amazing to see the workmanship of the shoe industry from before the 1950’s. Even more impressive is the work from the turn of the 20th century. Although machinery in shoemaking was introduced in the 1850’s and heavily used by the 1890’s, there simply seemed to be a higher level of workmanship all the way up through the mid 1900’s, with respects to today. As I have said before, shoemaking now is brilliant […]

June 15, 2012

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Shoes Of The Week – Vintage Spectators

There is truly nothing more eye-catching than a nice spectator. The amount of white that is usually present can’t help but allure you in to their captivating presence. Obviously you will have some that are much nice than others, but when done right and incorporated into a lovely outfit, there is nothing that screams ‘cool’ more so than them. I can’t for the love of me remember who these ones are by. I know that […]