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Shopping from the past: Collegiate Loafers

Don Lockwood/Gene Kelly in his high vamp loafers Sir Terence Conran for Tim Little French Calf Loafers Florsheim Langsford Loafers Russell Moccasin Loafer Selection (2005 Catalog) I’ve been following the serialized publication of the Take Ivy on The Trad blog. Take Ivy documents–in candid snap views–the casual clothing styles worn by Ivy League students in …

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Shopping from the UK: Oxfords and Brogues

If I were a guy, I’d be broke. At least that’s what I think each time I look at websites selling beautiful, handmade/handsewn leather shoes for men like Leather Soul Hawaii, Ben Silver, Alden Shoes of Carmel, Harry’s Shoes and even Sierra Trading Post. For the most part, there’s a radical absence of decent shoes …

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