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Which Shoes to Wear with Tuxedos

Which Shoes to Wear with Tuxedos

Black tie events are generally considered to be ‘uniformed’ events, rather than just an occasion that warrants formal wear. There are certain circles that have strong opinions about black tie formalwear, and so to help you avoid a faux pas, we’ve put this guide together […]

A Guide To Leather Aftercare; Polish, Creams & Colours

A Guide To Leather Aftercare; Polish, Creams & Colours

If you’re on this page, chances are that you’re wondering which products and colours we recommend to look after your shoes. Below, you will find a comprehensive list of our current leathers with the recommended products. Please use this as a guide, but feel free […]

Barbour X Cheaney; Re-Loved Capsule Collection

Barbour X Cheaney; Re-Loved Capsule Collection

As a brand synonymous with British luxury and lifestyle and crafters of the iconic waxed cotton jacket, Barbour have continued to be one of the most revered makers of durable outerwear worn by a diverse range of customers, from motorcyclists to the monarchy. Both Barbour […]

Ask Alex: What’s the point in leather soles?

Ask Alex: What’s the point in leather soles?

Let’s take a deep dive into one of the great debates currently raging (actually, more ‘quietly simmering’) in the footwear market: are rubber soles better than leather? Let me begin by saying that if there was one sole unit that did everything, and contained every […]

How to Wear Oxford Shoes

How to Wear Oxford Shoes

Oxford shoes have been an essential shoe for discerning gentlemen for centuries. So when it comes to the ultimate dress shoe, the Oxford beats out all competition. Able to complement a smart casual and formal outfit, the Oxford is versatile and timeless. In this guide, […]

The Best Shoes to Wear with Jeans

The Best Shoes to Wear with Jeans

Jeans are such a versatile pair of trousers you will be able to find someone sporting them no matter the situation, formal events excepted. The versatility of the denim jean is supplemented by the ease with which we can pair many styles and types of […]

Oxfords vs Brogues — a guide

Oxfords vs Brogues — a guide

What are the differences between Oxfords and Brogues? Choosing a formal shoe can be a challenge when one knows nothing about shoes, but we are aware that not everyone knows their Oxfords from their Derbys, their brogue from their Monk shoe, and we wanted to […]