Mark McNairy combines the durability of a boot with the style of a brogue with the Commando Longwing. The longwing cut works well with the snuff brown suede, while the laces are ripped right from a hiking boot, and pairs nicely with the Goodyear commando sole. Available online now.
Say hi to the Mackendrick, a beautiful brogue from Beatrix Ong. Light brown natural leather is stitched onto a low stacked heel, with a wonderful shortwing design. The clean derby style shoe is a great casual or formal choice, with the light colored leather looking smart when paired with a light suit, or even with a pair of jeans or cord. Available online now.
The kind people at Base London have been kind enough to let us know about the Gatsby, a piece from Base London’s spring / summer 2011 collection. Featuring a round toe suede construction with derby style lacing, and red brick welted sole, this charming shoe will hit selected Base London stockists soon.
Allen Edmonds produces the Maxfield, a rich brown leather loafer, with a wonderfully rustic quality to it. Featuring a tasseled loafer design, the bridge of the Maxfield also features braided leather detailing that runs throughout the mouth. A beautiful loafer with a wonderfully tweedy quality, you can find it online now.
Take care of your fine shoes with this cedar shoe care valet, along with starter care kit. This solidly built piece of American carpentry is perfect for caring for your shoes, and the perfect platform for your brushing and polishing. To that end, the valet ships with two small tins of polish, two cloth polish applicators, and a small horsehair brush. A great addition to any shoe buff’s closet, you can find it at Nordstrom now.
Grenson‘s Abraham is a highly polished black leather derby with a fine shine behind it. Grenson retains its production in the UK because they understand the importance of quality, and being able to oversee every step of production. From the stitching of the leather, to the polish of the finished toe, you’re guaranteed Grenson quality with each purchase. A fine shoe, you can find it online now.
While it might be getting a bit too cold and a bit too wet outside to reasonably wear these brown suede moccasins from A.P.C. outdoors, that doesn’t put them any lower on our holiday wishlist. Rich brown suede is stitched together in France and finished off with a beautiful gold tone top buckle for that European sense of elegance. Available online now.
Now that the winter is well and truly here, pick up a pair of these Yuketen shoes made for the fall / winter 2010 collection. A fine combination of both style and durability, these shoes are now available at select Yuketen stockists, including Up There.
Get a bit formal with these Piccadilly Ruggine patent leather shoes from Vivienne Westwood. The grand dame of British style shows us her formal side, with this pair of high gloss cap-toed oxfords, with rich broguing throughout. An impeccable design from a true master at work, you can find these shoes online now.
Let’s get a first peek at ‘Ain’t No App For That’, the spring / summer 2011 collection from the one and only Mr. Hare. An impeccable collection of quality and construction that we can only describe as impeccable, the variety and breadth of shoes offered is dazzling. Mr. Hare shows off a fine assortment of casual and formal lace-ups, loafers, and boots that have our mouths watering and wallets aching in anticipation.
What’s more, the collection will be up for pre-order at a special event on November 26th, at Liberty of London. Along with the general collection celebration, Mr. Hare will be answering questions and having a talk hosted by Style Salvage‘s Steve Salter.
Mr. Hare Q&A at Liberty
Hosted by Steve Salter of Style Salvage.
At Liberty’s Men’s shoe department in the basement
Friday 26th November
5pm – 7pm