France for the Win - Altan Bottier Dedicates a Patina to France!

Growing up, playing soccer/football was my favorite thing in the world. To be honest, it still is although I am well out of shape and never really play anymore. But hey ho, that is another story. I can’t claim to say that the World Cup was exciting this year as, to be honest, because I think that the only bit of it that I actually watched was when I was eating lunch at a Mexican restaurant and coincidentally Mexico was playing and lost to get kicked out. I normally like to get involved in the action every 4 years as it is normally the only time that I am able to dedicate to my favorite sport. But this year has been so busy that I couldn’t even do that.

So France won and I am sure that they are very pleased with that result and it shows with all the celebratory activities going on, such as this French flag patina given to a pair of wholecut oxfords by Paris natives, Altan Bottier. While I am not usually one to like patina’s that are dedicated to a country’s flag colors, I have to say that I quite like this one for it’s subtle blending nature. Of course I would never one it but can most certainly admire it. And I am curious to know how many French people have purchased a pair of these after the great win??

Either way, I found this to be a nice patriotic display and wanted to tip my hat to France on the win as every World Cup winner deserves praise for the hard work put in!

 

Share:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on pinterest
Share on tumblr
Share on email

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Welcome to The Shoe Snob Blog! 

This blog was created to not only show the journey of one man who wanted to make the shoe industry the best it could be but also the share all of the knowledge gained along the way. 

Ultimately this blog is about seeing men wearing better shoes through education and sharing what is out there that deserves recognition. 

Click the link to read more about me and my journey to make this all happen!