Tag: Cordovan

THE THINKING MAN’S INDY BOOT?

Alden Tanker Boots: The thinking man’s Indy boot? They’re not nearly as iconic as cinema’s most famous work boot, but I’d like to think they’re what Junior might favour for a Marshall College...

SAPHIR MÉDAILLE D’OR RENOVATEUR

I was recommended this product for Cordovan shoes when I visited NYC’s Leffot last May. Up until then I’d been reluctant to use any products on Cordovan; just a slightly damp cloth...

KEEPING CASH IN HORSE’S ASS

It’s taken a while to get around to posting this, but here is a stunning wallet given to me by my wife for my 30th birthday made in my favourite material (you...

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;...

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....

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...
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Mont Bell

My attention has recently been drawn to lightweight, technical outdoor Japanese brand Mont Bell. The brand was founded by climber Isarmu Tatsura in 1975...

E.G. SPECIAL PART FOUR: EVERYDAY SHIRT

Earlier this year The Bureau got a good update of E.G. Workaday stuff in, with a couple of new styles added to the offering....

E.G. SPECIAL PART THREE: BAL COAT

 What happens when Bet Lynch meets Travis Bickle? The answer? This season’s Engineered Garments Bal Coat. Ain’t it something? Sadly this version is Japan...