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July 2, 2012

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A Shoe For Every Color

Septieme Largeur – Light Gray The best thing about the modern dress shoe industry is this ability to possess practically any color of shoe that you want. With patina artists ever so prevalent in France (and even Japan), it’s almost as easy as choosing paint for your house: mix a couple of colors together and come up with some puke colored concoction or better yet, the perfect shade of gray (like this shoe above by […]

February 12, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week

One of the coolest things about this shoe, which might seem insignificant to many, is the fact that it is a derby but has the appearance of an oxford (at least to me). This is important for me because I am not the biggest fan of derby’s. Not that I don’t like them, but 9 times out of 10, I would choose to own an oxford if given the choice. What’s also great about these […]

November 29, 2010

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Colored/Contrasting Laces

Shoes By: Markowski When it comes to French shoemakers and French men, in general, I have to say: THEY ARE THE MOST DARING!!!! Even more so than the stylish and bold Italians, the French will do things that no one else does or even tries. A close second may be the Japanese. But where else can you find bright blue shoes paired with pink laces and actually see someone wearing these on the streets? Some […]

August 18, 2010

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Shoe Of The Day

What’s crazy is the difference between what a brand will offer in America versus the rest of the world. When I see Sutor Mantellassi shoes here in the States, the majority of them are boring and plain with a couple of interesting one’s that are unique and forward. But in Italy, it’s the opposite, most of them are extremely cool and unique and only a couple are for the conservative bunch. I have seen what […]