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What to Expect From a Bespoke Shoe Fitting

What to Expect From a Bespoke Shoe Fitting

When you invest in bespoke shoes, you will be rewarded with a pair of shoes that are perfectly moulded to both the shape of your foot and your individual style preferences. The shoes in question will be of beautiful quality and made to last well beyond the usual lifetime of today’s ubiquitous fast fashion.

One of the added benefits of buying bespoke shoes is that you will also get to undergo the fitting process. This can be an excellent opportunity to get to know the crafts people who are responsible for making your shoes. You will...


Shoes for Dads

Shoes for Dads

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With just over a week to go until Father’s Day, you may be thinking about how to show your dad you care. We may be biased, but we think shoes make an excellent Father’s day gift.

They’re thoughtful: you’ll need to remember your dad’s shoe size and style preferences.

They’re practical: what could be more useful than a pair of sturdy, high quality shoes?

They’re restrained: no histrionics here. Shoes will show your dad how...


Footwear Inspiration for Summer Weddings

Footwear Inspiration for Summer Weddings

Summer is coming which means we are speedily approaching nuptial season. Tis the time of year when many of us will be invited to attend the weddings of colleagues, friends and family members.

 

If you have a wedding or two coming up on your calendar, you may have started thinking about what you’re going to wear.

 

The dress codes for summer weddings tend to be a little more flexible than at other times of year. Many gentlemen guests will choose to wear lightweight suits instead of the usual black,...


Perfect Pairs: Loafers and Chinos

Perfect Pairs: Loafers and Chinos

There are certain fashion pairings that are very hard to beat. When it comes to smart casual menswear, there’s an awful lot to be said for a pair of chinos worn with a pair of loafers.

 

Let’s start with the trousers. Chinos are one of the most versatile types of clothing a man can own. They have the dual benefit of being comfortable and offering the wearer the option of dressing them up or down. Depending on what you pair them with, chinos can be the ideal trouser choice for both formal and casual...


How to Make Your Shoes Last a Lifetime

How to Make Your Shoes Last a Lifetime

One of the true joys of handmade shoes is that they really will last a great deal longer than off the shelf ones. In fact, if you take good care of them they are likely to be adorning your feet for many decades to come.

 

Of course, if you do want your shoes to last a lifetime, you’ll need to put a bit of effort into keeping your side of the bargain.

 

Here’s how to ensure your shoes keep looking great, year after year.

 

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