Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bit loafers.  Originally started by Gucci, they are a great casual loafer with a little extra.  Not as formal as the tassel loafer or the full strap version, but not as casual as the penny loafer, the bit loafer fills the ‘dressy-casual’ niche.  OK with khakis and wool trousers, as well as with shorts.  These are…

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On a lucky trip to a local second-hand store, I came across a pair of Magnanni crocodile loafers.  These, in fact.  I’ve always liked the idea of crocodile loafers – well, alligator/crocodile anything – but could never justify the cost.  These were beat up, but not too bad (I told myself).  At $6, I said…

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Remember ‘Operation Lounger’?  Well, I love it when a plan comes together – LL Bean listened, and knocked it out of the park.  I’m happy (and honored) to give you the first look at the new LL Bean Lounger Boots: That’s right – the Lounger was coming back, but with some changes.  LL Bean has…

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I came across Chester Mox by accident when prepping the previous post about whiskey shell cordovan.  I’m glad I did – affordable Horween leather goods, made in the USA, and personalization?  Three of my favorite things…  They have been around for five years – based out of Los Angeles producing beauties like these: Dual Side…

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Some great visuals of the very rare Whiskey color shell cordovan leather: The Real Deal – no creases Alden Longwings Alden LHS Whiskey Cordovan Watchstrap Rider Boots Alden Indy Boots Alden Chukkas Wiry Flap Wallet from Chester Mox Un-cited images: Google Image Search

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Ahh…the good old days.  Seven weeks until kickoff, folks.  Hopefully this will tide you over.

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