In the recurring fight against cancer, a horrible affliction that most of us have been affected by somehow whether in a dear friend, a family member, or even in
New Models on The Marketplace – Edward Green, Corthay & John Lobb at 30%-50% Off!
The Marketplace has just been replenished with a ton of new models on offer from Edward Green, Corthay and John Lobb. The shoes are all sold by a very famous
Do Not Condition Brand New Shoes
I never understood why people do a full shoe shine regime on a brand new pair of shoes. I can understand wanting a cap shine but what goes on in the mind to
More Teal Shoes in 2020 – The Next Big Color
Many years back when I was living in London, I visited the John Lobb shop on Jermyn st and found this awesome pair of double monks in dark teal suede. I was
New Shoes on The Marketplace – Lobb, Corthay, Santoni and More!
The famous menswear store in Belgium, whom call themselves 'Shoes Bruxelles on our Marketplace have listed quite an expansive offering and have around 400 pairs
New Shoes on The Marketplace – Sept. 9th
The Shoe Snob Marketplace (or The Marketplace) has really gained some new beauties in the last week. It would seem that people are cleaning out their closets
New Shoes Listed on The Marketplace – Carmina, Lobb, Alden etc
There are some great new shoes, listed on The Marketplace, in all different sizes, makes, conditions and prices! Hurry before some of these great ones go
Favorites on Instagram
Here are some of the top pictures and shoes that I have found on IG. 1. (Top) Yohei Fukada 2. (Below, descending) Septieme Largeur 3. Enzo Bonafe courtesy
The Great Shoe Circle
I think that this takes the cake for the greatest shoe circle that I have ever seen. It certainly isn't the most impressive shoe collection (not to say it is
Purple Suede by John Lobb
I have been recently noticing a rise in using the color purple in Made to Order shoes. Whether it is suede or calfskin, more and more customers are asking for
Boot Season is Upon Us! — John Lobb Apron Stunners
As painful as it is for some, sadly enough Summer is coming to an end. And while it might not feel like it, those massive drops in temperature are right around
London Super Trunk Show 2018 – Shoe Shining Qualifiers
A Frenchman living in England, a Singaporean based in Japan, and a Brazilian who lives in Switzerland these are the three finalists in the World
Mythbuster Part 1 – Leather Creasing Means Something is Wrong
Leather Creases. Plain and simple. There is no such thing as crease-free leather. Frankly, the thought of people thinking that leather should not crease is just
The Bicycle Stitch – John Lobb
Back when I used to sell shoes at Nordstrom in Seattle, there used to be so many models that had this 'bicycle' stitch on the vamp, extending towards the toe.
The Idea of Great Photography
I have beat it into the head so many times but the more I am in this industry and the more that I use social media and modern ways to market and understand
Skoaktiebolaget Launches 2nd, Larger Shop in Stockholm
With the success that Swedish shoe shop Skoaktiebolaget has had in the short amount of time since they launched their flagship store in Stockholm, they have
MTO John Lobb William – Brilliant!!
Just in case you can't tell, that is green pebble grain on the left....beautiful! The other day I was frequenting my favorite street, Jermyn St. (as I
Leffot Officially Launched in Chicago
The time has finally come for Chicago and Chicagoans: You now have a great shoe shop to get all your shoe fixes from. And that shop is none other than the
No Two Brown Shoes Are Equal
The beauty of brown shoes or shades of brown leather is that even the exact pair of shoes can look different, not only through polishing but also through
Things To Know About Shoes: Part 2 – The Next 10
Dear Readers, Here is the 2nd part of my 'Things to know about shoes.' If you happen to missed the first 10, here they are. I hope that you enjoy the post
Reader Question – Value of Quality??
Crockett & Jones Clifford, Courtesy of Rugged Old Salt A reader recently asked me a question that I found to be quite pertinent to the interest of th
The Black Cap Toe Oxford – Your Safe Bet
***Figures have changed since post was originally written*** In the safe world we live in, the black cap toe rules as the ultimate shoe for business wear.
Teal Suede Double Monks by John Lobb
I have always loved the color Teal, especially when it is on the darker side so that it is not overly ostentatious (at least in the matter of clothing). And
John Lobb A/W2015 Line Up — Very Cool!!
John Lobb's new A/W collection for this year is quite cool to say the least. It is precisely the type of stuff that I hope to see from the big brands i.e. two