Loake Shoes Review – Kempton Suede Chukka 1880 Line

Loake has been long been a staple of fine British shoemaking, but has been relatively difficult to get in the United States with the lack of domestic retailers carrying the brand. But that has changed this past year with a new North American distributor in place with several new retailers both online and brick-and-mortar carrying Loake shoes. With the quality of Allen Edmonds declining, will Loake become the new go-to entry level dress shoe in the United States? Read on to learn my thoughts of their 1880 line Kempton suede chukka boot.

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carlos santos 316 last

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

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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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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Carlos Santos Shoes Field Boot Review

The highly anticipated Carlos Santos Field Boot has arrived in two makeups: oak calf/brown grain shaft and brown grain/mink suede shaft. Let's dive in to find out if this "Calway" boot is a worthy reproduction of Edward Green's iconic Galway, but on a budget. Read more for my in-depth review, thoughts, and photos.


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