Style: BWS Shoe Last Guide

The shoe last is the basic building block of any shoe. It determines the shape, fit, instep, pattern and support of the shoe. It is the foundation in which the design will be built around in order to achieve the desired look. One could say that it is the soul of the shoe which will be a large factor as to the outcome of the … Continue reading Style: BWS Shoe Last Guide

Style: Monk Straps

Monk straps have enjoyed a very fond place in men’s wardrobes these past few years. The trend started becoming popular again sometime 2012 then went on full swing in 2013. I remember the first pairs asked of us being made of suede uppers with EVA outsoles, pretty much like what Florsheim was trying to promote at that time with their line of derby and oxford … Continue reading Style: Monk Straps

Style: Oxford Captoe Rothschild

The Oxford captoe Rothschild is a classic formal shoe whose simplicity makes it the best and safest go to shoe for business formal and black tie events. Usually in polished black calfskin or patent leather, this style was made famous recently by the movie Kingsman: The Secret Service because it is the style of choice utilized by the main protagonists of the movie. The lacing … Continue reading Style: Oxford Captoe Rothschild