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November 25, 2015

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Burgundy Options

Just because it is A/W doesn’t mean that you can’t break out your shades of burgundy footwear. On the contrary, so long as it is not snowing there is no reason you can’t wear burgundy. Obviously you will gravitate towards black on heavy rain days but on those lovely crisp yet sunny days that are not uncommon in most of the world, it is more reasonable to break out something colorful as if it was Spring. And nothing is better than a good burgundy shoe. So if you have yet to add one to your wardrobe, you just might want […]

October 26, 2015

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Two Tones: The Next Generation

I remember watching futuristic films showing what the world would be like in 2015. It had flying cars and all of the futuristic works. But what do we really have? For me it still feels like the late 90’s but with better clothing and bigger phones. So I like to think, “hey, at least people are wearing two toned shoes and things of color” where as before it was a sea of black and brown. And to me that is the future: Two toned shoes!!! And it’s happening. It’s not a theory. I see it all of the time now, […]

February 27, 2015

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My Time in Milan

In the hopes of always trying new things and getting better products to make my shoes with, I went to Milan for the bi-annual Lineapelle leather fair and am currently still here. As luck would have it, I came down with a cold the day before leaving and still havent shaken it off. Travelling while ill definitely takes the fun out of it, but at least it’s just a cold and not a fever! Like Pitti, what I love about coming to Milan is that I have several friends here that are in the industry of whom I always enjoy […]