Holden & Green Summer Sale Now Live

For those of you that do not know, Holden & Green is a new British brand specializing in entry level welted shoes. They have only been around for a few months with their own label but started as a company Continue reading Holden & Green Summer Sale Now Live

Norman Vilalta Launches Gladiator Brogue for RTW/MTO at Pitti 92

For those of you that are fans of the brogue of all brogues, you will be pleased to know that Spanish shoemaker, Norman Vilalta, is currently showcasing his new RTW/MTO model at Pitti Uomo 92, hopefully to be ready soon for Continue reading Norman Vilalta Launches Gladiator Brogue for RTW/MTO at Pitti 92

A Guide To Wearing Belts

Belts above available at www.theshoesnob.com   Belts are one of those accessories that we really just need. Trousers off the shelf simply don’t fit perfectly, hardly ever. Therefore it’s not a choice unless you can afford bespoke everything and thus Continue reading A Guide To Wearing Belts

Current Favorites from Instagram

Stefano Bemer oxfords   For inspiration of beautiful footwear, well outside of The Shoe Snob  ;-), Instagram is the place to go as nearly every brand in the world has an account and they are all trying to display their Continue reading Current Favorites from Instagram

This Week’s Favorite – Stephane Jimenez Saddle Oxford

As many of you know, I am a super fan of the saddle oxford, ever since I saw the iconic bespoke sample in the workshop of Stefano Bemer back in 2008. It is not often that you see a saddle Continue reading This Week’s Favorite – Stephane Jimenez Saddle Oxford

Crockett & Jones Archive Shoes

I once asked Tony Gaziano, of Gaziano & Girling, who he thought made the best shoes of all time and he told me Crockett & Jones circa the beginning of the 1900’s. Not to cut them down today, but shoemaking Continue reading Crockett & Jones Archive Shoes

Last Days of PreSale — J.FitzPatrick’s New Wholecut Chelsea Boot and New Colors of Jodhpur!

We are fast approaching the end of our Pre-Sale on our new Alki Chelsea Boot and new colors in our Genesee Jodhpur Boot. Last 3 days – so don’t miss out!As with most Pre-Sales we strive to give something extra and Continue reading Last Days of PreSale — J.FitzPatrick’s New Wholecut Chelsea Boot and New Colors of Jodhpur!

Something Different – A Chelsea With Brogueing by Riccardo Bestetti

It’s always fascinating to see shoe design that has never been done before, and I am quite sure this new chelsea boot by Riccardo Bestetti is a unique one for the industry. It certainly is not the first attempt at Continue reading Something Different – A Chelsea With Brogueing by Riccardo Bestetti

Francesco Benigno – Another Italian Gem

There are a lot of shoemakers in Italy. And a lot that many of us have never heard of, including myself. And many of them are extremely good with high level finishing that is on par with the best English Continue reading Francesco Benigno – Another Italian Gem