Let’s take a look at these Builder boots from Diesel. Inspired by the trends of the moment, and by the work boots you see on construction workers, these shoes are done up in a dirty sandy suede, with moc toe, steel heel panel, and canvas tongue. Available now at ssense. That’s it from The Shoe Buff this Christmas, so go on and enjoy the rest of your day.
Salvatore Ferragamo pulls all the stops out for the Torrent, a rich shortwing oxford in brown leather. Made in Italy, with calfskin leather uppers and liner, the shoe features a simple, classic shortwing design and a low stacked heel. A simple, elegant shoe, the Torrent is available online now.
A true gentleman cares for his country, his culture, his family, his friends, his clothes, and his shoes. Not necessarily in that order, but you get the idea; shoe care is a serious subject, deserving of a fine care kit, such as this Valet box from Loake. The box includes brushes, cleaners, and a number of fine polishes. A great choice for every shoe buff out there, it’s available online now.
The Ransom by adidas Originals collection continues for spring 2011, with the release of The Bluff, a low top shoe. Moc toed with canvas uppers, the Bluff is available in blue and green, with an off white rubber sole. A great shoe for once the warmer weather shows, they’re available at Bodega in blue and green now.
Salvatore Ferragamo produces the ‘Party’ slipper, a patent leather loafer for those black tie events in your life. A charming pair of black patent leather pumps with a decorative elastic band on the front, they’re the perfect finish to your tux, and the preferred footwear for black tie events. Available online now.
Allen Edmonds crafts the Benton, a beautiful brown cap toed oxford shoe, perfect for the dapper young gentleman. A striking balance between ornate design and simplicity, your practical side is shown through the simple cap toe and unadorned medallion, while your sense of flair is given purchase in the punch detailing. Available now, from Nordstrom.
McKinlays delivers these new pieces for holiday 2010. Three new designs are included in this delivery, including a clog, a brogue and boot, each rendered in a soft suede. Exclusive to the Japanese market, you can find them at Nepenthes now.
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.