Category Archives: Trickers

THE QUINTESSENTIAL TRICKER

Somewhere between a Tricker’s Keswick, Bourton, and Ilkley, you’ll find the quintessential English country shoe. Tricker’s may not be the veryfinest shoemakers in Northampton (although they’re certainly up there), but they can certainly lay claim to producing the most iconic English … Continue reading

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GOLDEN GARB Nº5: MR. NOISY

Some people call him the loudest person in Wobbletown, but I would call the man a purist. They say any great structure starts with a solid foundation and an outfit is no different. A strong footwear choice should set the … Continue reading

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WARDROBE STALWARTS

I thought I’d start this year by making a post about a subject closest to the heart of this blog: enduring quality. Tried and tested clothing. The majority of the garments featured have been worn week in, week out in … Continue reading

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ANY COLOUR SO LONG AS IT’S #8

I finally dipped my toe in to the world of Alden last week with the purchase of a pair of their Cordovan Longwing Bluchers (Derbys to UK folks) from Northern Ireland’s finest; The Bureau. It’s been a long time coming. … Continue reading

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A CORDOVAN NOVICE’S GUIDE TO CORDOVAN

Us Brits haven’t really had a lot of exposure to Cordovan compared to our friends over the pond. Many people over here still think it’s simply a colour of leather. I did a lot of research before purchasing my first … Continue reading

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M.T.O CORDOVAN TRICKER’S POLO CHUKKA

I’ve fancied a pair of Cordovan shoes for some time now and after trying a few pairs of Alden Cordovan options on down the years I decided to take a risk and opt for a pair of Tricker’s instead. The … Continue reading

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M.T.O TRICKER’S BLACK SCOTCH GRAIN SUPER SHOE

As it’s getting close to autumn, I’m about to once again be stepping out in my first pair of custom made Tricker’s, ordered through Stitched & Stitched favourite; The Shoe Healer. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as wearing a pair … Continue reading

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

The stylish young man in this picture was the man who introduced me to the term “Graphic Designer” when I was 11 years old. Around this time he gave me an old Letraset catalogue filled with the most amazing typefaces … Continue reading

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SOLE MAN

After nearly three years of pretty solid use one of my favourite pairs of Trickers was looking a little worse for wear. The shoe in question was a classic brogue stow boot in Marron antique. Over the course of their … Continue reading

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