To accompany the the Ludlow range of suits and shirts, J.Crew has re-branded their own shoes to be part of the offering. This time around, in addition to the Italian leather they were using in previous incarnations of their house… Continue Reading
They’re easy on and easy off and look great without socks. The slip-on shoe is one of those summer essentials every man should have regardless of your particular style.
After almost 140 years of crafting some of the finest men’s shoes in the world, Crockett & Jones needs no introduction. What does however, is the new Cobham monk strap shoe which is part of the new spring/summer collection for… Continue Reading
This version of the Gaziano & Girling Rothschild at Leffot has a lot going for it. With a storm welt and Ridgeway soles to help get you through tough weather conditions,
The Pimlico chukka from Loake’s 1880 line represents a great value in English made shoes and the best that Loake has to offer. At a price of £209 (and steadily creeping upwards), this is still far more than your run of… Continue Reading
Shoes need to be maintained, otherwise the investment is wasted. They certainly won’t have the longevity they should and will not develop the patina associated with regular polishing. While choosing a pair of fine shoes for someone else can be… Continue Reading
An American classic that defies trends, Alden longwings are lovingly called gunboats due to their robust construction which includes elements like the substantial double leather soles and full broguing that gives the shoe a little more visual heft.
Consider a shoe that was made with driving in mind. Hunter, which is synonymous with the Wellington boot and English country life, expands it’s range with these re-imagined driving shoes.
While I don’t think I’ll be spending $1,750.00 on a single pair of shoes anytime soon, there is nothing wrong with admiring the beauty of well crafted footwear even if it’s sadly out of my price range.
At some point in your footwear journey you will come across cordovan (AKA crup) as a possible material you may consider for shoes. Since it’s noticeably more expensive than calf (for Alden shoes think $670 rather than the usual $500 or… Continue Reading