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May 6, 2014

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Septieme Largeur Goes Italian

I love it when a shoe company attempts a stereotypical design characteristic of another country. For example the chisel toe, which I believe to be historically English has been attempted by many other countries. I particularly love the way that the French shoemakers do a chisel. Not to take away from the English companies, but the French ones, to me, seem to add something to it that makes it more favorable in my eyes. That […]

October 18, 2013

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Shoes Look Best When On Feet!

Don’t have a ton of time to write a lot tonight my friends. Been a catch-up kind of a day. I don’t think that I have formally mentioned this, but early next year my time with Gieves & Hawkes will be expired and I will be soon find myself collaborating with the great Timothy Everest; a venture that I am very much looking forward to (not that I am not grateful for my time at […]