Alden produces this variant of its familiar Longwing brogue in a natural Chromexel finish. Using Horween Natural Chromexcel, the familiar stacked heels have also been redone in a rubber waterproof, slip proof Commando sole, making them suitable for the icy ground this season. Available online now.
O’Keeffe goes all classic with this brown leather lace-up brogue. Featuring a low stacked wooden heel, and handcrafted in Italy, we’d be hard pressed to think of a better choice when you’re looking for something to pair with a fine tweedy suit. Available online.
All we want for Christmas are some vintage Nike Dunks, like the ones showcased in this new Dunk Low Vintage Pack. It’s a blast from the past, with four classic dunks ranging from classic Lakers gold-and-purple to Knicks orange-and-white home colors being showcased. Due for release in 2011, we can’t wait.
Cole Haan keeps things professional with the Air Jefferson, a cap toed oxford shoe, rendered in a burnished kind of brown. An office safe shoe, the classic design is inoffensive to all, while the Air technology in the sole is sure to keep you walking comfortable all day. Available online now.
There’s no such thing as having too many basic black oxfords, and this Fedele by Salvatore Ferragamo should be a staple of every man’s work wardrobe. A simple five-eyelet oxford with plain toe and low stacked heel, this Italian made shoe impresses with its style and versatility. At home in an office or in a nightclub, this fine shoe is available online now.
CAUSE pays homage to the postal workers of the world, and their rugged, reliable footwear, with this Postman Shoe, rendered in supple suede. Feature a big wedge sole and a simple, classic, plain toe design, this shoe is available online at Good Hood now.
A classic take on the cap toe oxford, the Tyson by Mezlan is a brilliant formal choice that exudes confidence and style. A Spanish made oxford style shoe, traditional punch brouging in the cap toe gives the shoe a timeless appeal, while the contrast between glossy calfskin and matte deerskin on the uppers adds an interesting duality. Available online now.
Paul Smith goes retro with this pair of chukkas, the Achilles. The classic chukka shape, rendered in a soft dark brown suede, a fine contrast stitching on the uppers gives the shoes some character. A fine dark casual shoe, they’re available online now. Pick them up and wait for the snow to melt; they’ll make a wonderful spring or fall boot.
In our continuing efforts to find you fine dress shoes, we present the Van Ness, a cap toe oxford from Allen Edmonds. Finding the right dress shoe is not as easy a matter as just trying them on. The styles look different once they’re on your feet, and once they’ve aged. Moreover, man’s individual tastes are many and varied. The Van Ness appeals to a broad scope of men, with a classic low profile cap toe design, in soft leather assembled in America. Available at Nordstrom now.
Danner releases this ‘True Craftsman’ video to showcase its Quarry boot, and all the blood, sweat, tears, and love that goes into the construction of a true craftsman’s work. Each video will explore another craftsman who shares Danner’s passion for quality construction and a hard day’s work. The Quarry boot is Danner’s own contribution, with each boot triple stitched by hand, with the durability befitting a true craftsman. The Quarry is available online now.