Tag: Cordovan

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....

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;...

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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Gansey: Guernsey fisherman’s jumpers and sweaters guide

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

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....