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Norwegian Rain and Grenson bring some actual innovation to the traditional British leather shoe

The British shoe industry has a long and glorious tradition behind it. Most of the well known names have been producing quality traditional shoes for 150 years or more, and do a splendid job as well. Goodyear welts, intricate brogue patterns, sublime craftsmanship and basically doing things as they have always been done. Hardly surprising really, as human feet are…

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Shop visit: T-Michael, quality and style from Bergen, Norway

Whilst visiting my parents in Bergen this Easter, I dropped in at one of the two shops worth visiting in town. Ok, so there may be a couple more, but only really two of international merit, as I see it. My number one stop was to see if Michael T. Nartey, or T-Michael as he is increasingly known internationally,  was…

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A label to watch: Norwegian Rain – for discerning adults

I first heard about Norwegian Rain a couple years ago. Well, that probably sounds a little odd, as I’ve spent most of my life experiencing Norwegian rain, having grown up in Norway. This was different though, this was a new brand of raincoats. Proper, decent raincoats with style and function. The two guys behind the brand, Alexander, ideas and marketing,…

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