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The design will be asymmetrical and off-centre to match young Steven's fringe:
Fair guess, something from Steven will be coming Nicholas' way..Could that be our friend Nicholas selecting the cloth for his forthcoming suit?
I met up with Luigi Solito earlier today (to collect a sport coat which turned-out very nicely indeed) and asked him about New York.He and shirt maker Luca Avitabile will be back in NYC next week and will see clients on Thursday Dec 3 and Friday December 4.Venue is the same as previously:HMS International Fabric Corporation730 5th Avenue, Suite 502New York NY, 10019 USAThey promised me to put it up on instagram later today.Otherwise:satoriasolitonapoli (at) gmail.com - ...
Jesper is preparing the ground to borrow the shoes from time to time:"Just chuck them across fjord, sound and Skagerrak in my direction!"
Do all you ex-Vikings have identical feet? - To sell shoes in Scandinavia must be a doddle!
As the photograph comes from the company's web-site, we can be fairly certain the shoes are unworn.http://ndcmadebyhand.com/collections/aw14-man/
I’m not so sure about that.“Brothel-creepers” of the late 50s used to lay pretty flat on the groundas do those “licorice-allsorts” shoes Prada had in their collection a year or two agoEnglish equestrian boots have very little toe spring (usually less than shoes)John Lobb (London)while American cowboy boot have oodles of toe spring. Is it really for just walking or do they introduce a particular walk, a kind of ‘John Wayne swagger’, which the owner of the boots might...
It is the flexibility or rigidity of, primarily, the sole and, ultimately, the entire shoes that decides the “right” degree of toe spring. On the one end of the footwear spectrum you have the Dutch clog whose rigid totally inflexible wooden sole determines the the curvature of the bottom; on the other end is the ballet slipper (I’m not talking about pointe shoes) which is designed to be flexible and the nearest thing to barefoot. A classic opera pumps with a thin sole,...
"Two inches" refers to the overall circumference, (in this case in the waist): this means one inch on either side. Two inches on either side is likely to be very, very tight.
The booze, the booze........an occupational hazard and.the short-cut to ruin for more than one talented shoemaker.
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