Tag Archives : shoes

Favorite items: A boy and his Red Wing Supersoles


Reading Time: 13 minutesI encountered Red Wing Shoes some 23 years ago when I first moved to London as a wide eyed and caustically mouthed young man. This story will mainly be an ode to the Supersoles, but I also have a deep appreciation for other models from Red Wing, so read on if you like your rugged American workboots! I fell in…

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Shop visit: Lot 333 – an international selection in Bergen


Reading Time: 6 minutesIn my previous “Shop visit” I introduced you to T-Michael, probably Norway’s premier men’s tailor and menswear designer. Today I visit the shop just round the corner from T-Michael: Over the past years, whenever I’ve been in Bergen, I’ve made a point of stopping by Lot 333 to check out their selection. Shops with a truly international flavour and inventory…

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Icons: Harris Tweed


Reading Time: 13 minutesHarris Tweed cloth must be the most fabled and mythical of cloths in use today. With a history going back over 200 years, the story reads more like a fairytale than a straight history lesson. A fairy tale with highs and lows, a fairy godmother, an evil persona, a prince to save the day and happily ever after. Let’s not…

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Magazine tips: Proper magazine


Reading Time: 5 minutesWith issue 13 of Proper now available and dropping into mailboxes all over, I thought it might be a fine time to give the magazine a mention here on the blog. Proper is the love-child of it’s two editors, Neil and Mark, and very much the product of their shared experiences and interests. Definitely a work in progress, each issue…

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Book tips: Icons of men’s style by Josh Sims


Reading Time: 4 minutesThe second book in my brief series of books you ought to buy (or borrow or steal), is “Icons of men’s style” by Josh Sims: From the description on the inside cover: “Behind nearly every item in the modern male wardrobe is a ‘first of it’s kind’ – the definitive example, often designed by a single company or brand for…

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