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THE PENNY LOAFER

(shown: Dack's Sussex)The penny loafer originated in the 1930s when GH Bass started producing loafers with a distinctive strip of leather across the saddle with a diamond cut-out. The shoes…
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SPRING IS FOR DARK BROWN SUEDES

Suede shoes are a great option for bridging the gap between formal and casual shoes. They can take a more dressed up look down a notch or kick a more casual look up a notch. And when dress shoes fe…
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GOODYEAR WELT vs BLAKE STITCH

It is a well-known fact that welted shoes last much longer than shoes made using other types of construction methods. Welts are the pieces of leather where the sole of the shoe attaches to the uppe…
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Cary Grant, On Shoes

As Cary Grant once said his father told him: "...it's better to buy one good pair of shoes than four cheap ones. One pair made of fine leather can outlast four inferior pairs and, if well cared for, w…
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