Monthly Archives: October 2010

Plaza vs. Grant

Here is a nice overhead shot illustrating the difference between the Plaza last and the Grant last. Grant in #8 on the left, Plaza in black on the right. Both of these boots are made using the same pattern. Both … Continue reading

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Morning Ride

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Today I discovered a hilarious new blog called Fuck Yeah Menswear Very smart and very snarky! Really great lyrical commentary about how pretentious all of this stuff can get. My photo gets ripped pretty hard. I love it! What did … Continue reading

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The Goodyear wedge sole is making a strong appearance this Fall. Typically associated with boots like Redwing and Chippewa, this type of sole has been used on work boots for more than half a century. The look is all work … Continue reading

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Cigar up close

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Man vs. Machine

The most distinguishing feature of the iconic ‘Indy’ boot is the toe-stitching. To me this is what gives the boot its personality and vintage look. Originally produced in brown calf, many leather variations of this boot can be found today, … Continue reading

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Roof Party!

Indian Summer in San Francisco calls for a Rooftop shindig. I invited all my favorite guests. Clockwise from top left: Blue Suede Unlined Blucher, Ravello Shell Plain Toe Blucher, Loden Green Ranger Mocc, Cigar Shell Longwing Blucher, Whiskey Shell Chukka, … Continue reading

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