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A Cordovan novice’s guide to Cordovan

A CORDOVAN NOVICE’S GUIDE TO CORDOVAN
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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 pair of...

Gansey: Guernsey fisherman’s jumpers and sweaters guide

GUEST POST: FISHERMAN’S FRIEND
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Last month the better half and I decided we needed a little rest so we headed up north to Whitby in North Yorkshire. While we were there we took note of some of the older fishermen in the bay. I have always admired the...

GOLDEN GARB Nº1: DANIEL PLAINVIEW

GOLDEN GARB Nº1: DANIEL PLAINVIEW
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Golden Garb is going to be a series of ongoing posts about the iconic and inspiring clothing of great characters and gentlemen, be they real or fictional, who have had an impact on my own personal style, taste and wardrobe over the years. First...

E.G. SPECIAL PART ONE: FW 2014 RECAP

E.G. SPECIAL PART ONE: FW 2014 RECAP
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It’s still 20ºC here in the UK, but thoughts are slowly turning to autumnal gear. As a lot of the new E.G. season is now in the shops, it seems a good time to recap on the FW looks of 2014. It’s a quintessential...

SAPHIR MÉDAILLE D’OR RENOVATEUR

SAPHIR MÉDAILLE D’OR RENOVATEUR
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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 and lots of elbow grease. There’s a great fear with Cordovan that...
GUEST POST: FISHERMAN’S FRIEND

Gansey: Guernsey fisherman’s jumpers and sweaters guide

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Last month the better half and I decided we needed a little rest so we headed up north to Whitby in North Yorkshire. While...
Mont Bell

Mont Bell