Longtime shoe makers Grenson give us the classic Phillip wing-cap derby shoe that’s both stylish and simple. Featuring a tapered toe design with winged detailing and classic lace fastening, this great derby is the perfect shoe to go with your work suit. Available online at ASOS.
Quoddy has paired up with Leffot to create the sleekest looking deck chukka we’ve ever seen. Featuring burgandy horween chromexcel and honey camp soles, the names of these materials alone make us believe that this shoe must be from another planet. Because, let’s be honest, where have you ever seen such great looking deck chukkas before? Available for direct purchase through Leffot, New York.
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Base London gives us another“reason” to love them – their new Reason oxford is here just in time for Fall. Made from worn brown leather, this vintage-feel shoe can be dressed up or worn casually. Another cool feature is the old world map on the base of the shoe – history never looked so good. Available at Front Line.
Bed Stu‘s offerings for the season continue with the release of the Contact, a heavy distressed boot. The uppers are naturally tanned full grain leather with unique abrasion patterns throughout, and a unique double layer design similar to the Conceal. Available online now.
As part of Native Shoes‘s ongoing promotion efforts for their fall / winter 2010 line, they’ve filmed Les Pieds en Paris, this fun little film set in the city of lights. Vanessa slips on a pair of red Millers for a day of fun. A heavy dose of Gallic charm and whimsy makes this video as fun to watch as it must have been to film. Magnifique!
Casely-Hayford & John Moore preview this unique ‘Toe Strap’ boot from the upcoming spring / summer 2011 collaboration between the two brands. The origin point for this design is British punk fashion of the 1980s, and their adoption of the work boot as a fashion statement. This new design is a revival of a classic John Moore design from that same era, and will be available sometime next year.
Salvatore Ferragamo knows casual class, and this strap loafer in a rich brown suede is the perfect example of that. Just take things easy, okay? It’s easy to have a relaxed outlook on life when you’re wearing such comfortable shoes, with a stylish moc toe and charming strap across the tongue! Available online now.
n.d.c. takes care to make each pair of shoes by hand, and these Rico distressed oxfords shows just the kind of remarkable quality and craftsmanship that dedication can bring. With incredibly distressed deep tan leather uppers, and a stacked wooden heel, these shoes are a remarkable bit of workmanship definitely worth a closer look. Available online now.
Heutchy‘s mission is to bridge the gap between formal and casual, and these Clap Oxfords in a rich oxblood colored suede does a wonderful job of doing just that. The deep, rich color of the suede is the big draw for us – not as casual as brown, yet not as formal as black, it’s a spectacular piece that really does a wonderful job of straddling the fence. Available at Blackbird.
Base London gives us a functional, yet dapper looking shoe for the cold weather, the Brisk brogue boot. A tough high top leather construction sits atop a sturdy rubberized low heel shoe, making it tough enough for the cold. What’s more, the leather has a slow, luxurious wingtip design, giving it a considered, composed class. Available online now.