The Shoe Files: Wingtips

Shoe pictured: the Wingtip Oxfords Rain

The sight of a pair of wingtip shoes is likely to put you in the mind of stylish 1920s gentlemen. Though the contrast wingtips seen in that period aren’t as widespread today, wingtips themselves are still a very much loved shoe design.

The Anatomy of Wingtip Shoes

Wingtips can be found on almost any type of dress shoe. They’re most common on Derby shoes and Oxfords, but they’re also found on Balmoral boots.

How Are Your 2019 Style Resolutions Going?

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At the beginning of the month we shared some tips on how to up your shoe game for 2019. We know many of you have set out to make this year your most stylish yet, and we’re here to support you to do that.

New Year’s resolutions are notoriously hard to maintain. The mid point of January is often the point where we become disillusioned with our progress and start to slip back into old habits. However, if you really want to make changes this...

Three Ways to Style Desert Boots

Boots Pictured: Desert Boot Tetbury

Desert boots are one of those delightfully versatile styles that never seem to age. They actually hail from a military background as they were developed in homage to the boots worn by British servicemen in the Western Desert Campaign of WWII.

Despite this vintage pedigree, desert boots look feel just as contemporary and fresh today as they did when they first hit the shoe market. 

If you’d like some inspiration on how to style your boots, we’ve got three suggestions below. 


Shoe Style Predications for 2019

Shoe pictured: the Tassel Loafer Forest

Now that we’re well into the swing of 2019, we’re beginning to look forward to what the new year has to offer. 2018 was a great year for shoe style with heritage footwear enjoying a real revival. We hope this trend will continue into 2019 and beyond.

So what can we expect from footwear trends in the coming year? 

Modern Moccasins

Moccasins may seem old fashioned, but they’re actually a great casual shoe. These shoes are distinguished by the visible stitching...

How to Up Your Shoe Game for 2019

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We hope you’re having a wonderful start to 2019! 

At this time of year it’s easy to be swept up with making goals and resolutions for the New Year. The beginning of January is a great time to think about making changes, and you’ll be able to enjoy  the results for the rest of the year and beyond.

If you’d like to up your shoe game for 2019, we’ve put together some suggestions for you. These three ideas focus on improving style, value for money and sustainability.