Last shoe trees are a pain, for those not truly experienced with them. If you got triggered by the title of the post, calm down. I believe that if you could
What makes a shoe good is not always easy to answer. It can be quite subjective. So allow me to share my view on that question in the hopes that you can educate
Our Belgium Vendor, Shoe Bruxelles, has just listed a bunch of Saint Crispins samples (all brand new) on The Marketplace for between $1090 for shoes and $1200
I took a quick pit stop into Leffot in NYC yesterday to say hello to Steven and see what they had on offer and was very happy to see many beautiful things in
We have a special guest post today, written by my colleague Ché, all about the idea of green in footwear.� We have seen a lot of it lately. Is it here to stay
You have all probably been receiving a lot of emails lately with this EU 'GDPR' business and wondering what that might be? Well, allow me to explain in my
The beauty of having tassels/strings on your shoes is the fact that by having an additional element you are able to do so much with it when entering the realm
I love black suede. It is probably one of my favorite materials to make footwear with. But I never do because I can’t just make samples for myself without the
Pictures of random beautiful shoes that have nothing to do with the post It's been a little over a month since I have kept up with my rant on what bothers me
Sorry for the radio silence over the last few days but I have been traveling like a mad man, leaving NYC 10pm on Sunday, arriving to London then next
If you start to pay attention to shoes, you will notice that many brands apron stitches on the vamp are quite standardized in shape and proportion to the last.
It is often that we think that for a pair of work boots for let's say heavy duty work, that we have to use some Red Wing style (or even more rugged than that)
You have probably heard the term corrected grain leather before and many of you may or may not understand what that actually means. So let’s talk about it and
You don't often see blue grain tassel loafers but by the looks of these bad boys, courtesy of Saint Crispins Americas, I am thinking that we should
There is much debate on whether or not one should add things to his/her sole to make them last longer/protect from the elements. Some argue in favor of adding
I always look forward to seeing what retailers are stocking in their shops as new pieces and makers they bring on board. Now of course, I never care about the
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
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
The shoe industry is ever evolving. What was fact last year, is not this year and won't be next year. What I mean by that (and this is something that I have
In the split toe world, there are 3 types of constructions. There is the basic machine stitch split toe where you just see a small seam down the town (stitch on
With the vision of better serving the US market, Viennese brand Saint Crispin, has most recently launched a new branch of their company, titled 'The Americas.'
I always get people asking me how you shine this leather or that leather, i.e. cordovan, crocodile (and all exotics) or chromexcel leather etc. The thing is,
***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.