Black Friday 2016 – what and where

Black Friday is here! The post-Thanksgiving Day Friday has grown to be an international day of discounts. Naturally, discounts appear in menswear-shops, as well....

Classic handmade oxfords by Mario Bemer

Last summer, by a delightful surprise, I got an opportunity to have a pair of shoes made for me by Mario Bemer, famous Florentian...

Barbanera shoes – new webshop opened

Milan-based Barbanera shoe brand has opened a new webshop, bringing its products internationally available. Barbanera - Blackbeard in Italian - is known for its...

Dress code: Cocktail

Cocktail suit is a somewhat rare dress code in Finland. Generally, it's most commonly seen in invitations to weddings and more relaxed parties. Probably...

Ramon Cuberta, a classic shoemaker in Barcelona

When walking around the hip El Born area of Barcelona, we popped into a cozy atelier of Ramon Cuberta, young shoemaker. Carrying on the...

The essential Shoes

In this series of articles on men's shoes we'll be covering the classic styles of men's footwear, their care and other aspects related to...

The art of handmade shoes

Disclaimer: This article explains and compares the handmade shoes with high-end factory made shoes. We acknowledge that the differences and benefits are often rather...

Black Cap-Toe Oxfords

The black cap-toe Oxford shoe is the cornerstone of a well-dressed man's wardrobe. With a leather sole, they are the most formal of shoes,...

Pitti Uomo 90 – fourth day

Day 4 - Friday On day 4, Pitti Uomo concentrates mainly on business and the attendance is seriously lower than during the earlier days. Some...

Pitti Uomo 90 – third day

Day three Perhaps due to the evening at Gilli, Thursday opened slightly less crowded. Apparently, some of the buyers had left right after completing their...

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