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June 23, 2017

Last Days of PreSale — J.FitzPatrick’s New Wholecut Chelsea Boot and New Colors of Jodhpur!

We are fast approaching the end of our Pre-Sale on our new Alki Chelsea Boot and new colors in our Genesee Jodhpur Boot. Last 3 days – so don’t miss out! As with most Pre-Sales we strive to give something extra and this time we are offering 20% OFF! Although it’s currently Summer and the last thing you probably need is a Boot, remember that these Boots will take up to 4 months to be made which will […]

December 3, 2015

Septieme Larguer Mid-Boot Wholecut

  Septieme Largeur have recently released a smart, leather sole version of their mid-boot wholecut and are offering it up in their patina service section of the website. You don’t often see a wholecut of this calibre in anything outside of handmade shoemaking as it is not the easiest model to cut, nor last over. But that didn’t apparently stop SL from releasing one. And with all of that leather imagine all of the possibilities […]

August 5, 2015

The Fusion of Smart Shoes x Trainer Style = Septieme Largeur

I am not going to lie, I have never really been a fan of white soles, not on smart shoes at least. That was until Septieme Largeur started doing them. And while I can’t say that I own a pair, I can admit that when I look at this I am attracted to it as for me it presents the ideal blend of a smart casual shoe. I find myself more and more wearing leather […]

February 23, 2015

Heel Seams Or Lack Thereof

Septieme Largeur recently created a new model that seems (no pun intended) to be defying the limits of what can and can’t be done on RTW shoes, or at least trying to as much as possible. You see, heel seams are something that are necessary (for the most part) for the holding of the counter/quarter together on a pair of Ready To Wear shoes. The smaller the counter is, the easier it is to last […]