PSA: My Top 9 Picks for Memorial Day Shoe Sales 2017

Memorial day sales are here. Check out my top 9 picks with shoes up to 72% off!

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PSA: Deal Alert Carmina and AE at Massdrop

A few shoe deals from Massdrop were launched last week and are available for a limited time. My pick out of these would be the Carmina deal, more of a steal actually if you ask me! Don't miss out, read on to learn more.

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PSA: Deal Alert at Brooks Brothers

I got an email from Brooks Brothers with an offer of an additional 25% off sale on clearance items. While it doesn't sound that great, they have dropped the prices on several pairs of shoes making them pretty good deals. Read more to see my top picks from the sale and link to the full clearance shoe section.

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Carlos Santos 316 Last – A Closer Look

In this post, I take a closer look at the Carlos Santos 316 last as the second post of my shoe and last measurement series. It's an elongated almond shaped toe last, that fits on the roomy side. Should you take your normal size? Read on to learn more.

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Enzo Bonafe Lasts – 804 vs 363MOD Visual Comparison in HD

Enzo Bonafé shoes have grown in popularity in the last several years, but it can still be tough to nail down the right size considering they're mainly only available online. So I've put together an in-depth visual comparison of two of their popular lasts, the 804 and 363MOD to help assist in your size selection. Read more to see all the photo comparisons in HD.

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Kent Wang Shoes Review – Handgrade Half-brogue by DC Lewis

Kent Wang is well known on Styleforum for his pocket squares, suits, cuff links and more. But his shoes seem to have flown under the radar. So today we look at an in-depth review of a half-brogue in brown museum calf from the handgrade line. Can these shoes compete with those that are twice its price? Read to learn more.

 

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Oxford vs Derby: A Visual Comparison in High Definition

If you're a newcomer into learning about quality made shoes, discerning between oxfords and derbies can be difficult at first. It's a little hard to explain in just words, so I've put together a high definition visual comparison to make it easy to understand the differences between the two types of shoes (and boots).

 

 

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Kent Wang Beechwood Shoe Trees Review

Kent Wang Beechwood Shoe Tree Review

Shoe trees are a must have shoe care item that anyone with leather shoes should have at the ready. Today I take a closer look and review Kent Wang's European beechwood shoe tree. Read on to learn if it's a tree that makes it on my recommendation list.

 

 

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What is an oxford shoe and why not all dress shoes are oxfords

The term oxfords to describe shoes is misused quite frequently, especially in the US where I hear people calling any dress shoe an oxford. Learn exactly what makes an oxford shoe in this article and why not all dress shoes are oxfords.

 

 

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Flush Rubber Toe Taps, Properly Done

Toe taps on dress shoes are at times a necessity depending on the way you walk and the quality of the leather sole on your shoe. I've needed toe taps on all of my shoes except for one pair which has held up really well. There are many ways to install toe taps, unfortunately, the majority of cobblers don't do them properly. Read on to learn more about the common installation methods and the proper way toe taps should be installed.

 

 

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