Browsing All posts tagged under »men’s shoes«

Three Easy Style Rules for Men

May 31, 2015


People will judge you, the world is ultimately a superficial place- that’s the reason why there are models, supermodels and then us, regular Janes and Joes trying to make our way into the world. You should care about what people think because one good impression lasts a long time; therefore you should care about what you wear. […]

How to Dress Stylishly

January 26, 2015


Most men don’t realise it but dressing stylishly is about fit. Looking ultra fly however, revolves around adding and matching colour and texture. The purview of this article is to provide a foundation on How to Dress Stylishly: Start with a well-fitted shirt I usually get my shirts tailored but if you’re not looking to […]

Grenson Shoes x Foot the Coacher for Mr. Porter

August 10, 2013


Grenson Shoes was one of those brands born from absolute necessity. Literally home grown (when William Green’s father passed on and he had to help his mother produce mens’ boots at home), this English heritage brand continued as a cottage industry until Green established his own craft in 1866 as William Green & Son. Not before […]

Menswear for debonair men: Check blazers and Oliver Sweeney Kilties

March 28, 2013


We all know that the well dressed man is back but what exactly makes him “well dressed”- is he perennially in top hat and coat tails? Obviously not. Dressing well is about projecting your personal sense of style and good taste rather than lumping a collection of blazers, shirts and trousers and calling it a look- It’s […]

Trendworthy: Magnanni Interchangeable Tassel Loafers

March 2, 2013


I often espouse classic style over trends but the versatility of these Magnanni interchangeable tassel loafers cannot be ignored. I don’t know why no one else has come up with the idea of loafers with buttons on the shoe upper for a quick changes of tassel but I’m glad Magnanni thought of it. After all, […]

Suit Boots: Stylish Boots for the Office

January 19, 2013


It’s been raining for the last 24 hours where I live (Singapore). Not wanting to ruin my suede slippers or loafers, I started to make a mental shortlist of stylish boots for work– Alas, I have only one pair, blue houndstooth check Timberlands- they might do the trick for monday but not for the long […]

Where Can I Find Casual yet Classically Elegant Shoes? Short Answer: Armando Cabral

February 25, 2012


Armando Cabral Spring Summer 2012 One time fashion star and now big time shoe designer, runway’s loss of portuguese model Armando Cabral is our gain. Launching his shoe collection in 2009, his are shoes meant for the urbanite- a metropolitan lifestyle espoused by Armando himself. Personally, I find his a collection of really simple yet […]

Men’s Style Tip: Accent Shoes – Opening Ceremony M1 Desert Suede Boots

February 6, 2012


It wasn’t too long ago that I was offering some quick tips on How to Wear Colour and today for those still hesitant about jumping into the colour spectrum, here’s a little style tip for you to at least dip your feet (pardon the pun) into the rainbow- try on a pair of accent shoes […]

Shoes. An Index to Civilisation? If So, Cole Haan is a Good Gauge

December 11, 2011


In medieval times, foot coverings were mostly rags and strips of leather, sometimes abetted by a thick wooden overshoe, the patten, which raised the wearer above the mud and muck. With so much else to face — plague, famine, mud — people back then weren’t in the best position to pay attention to their shoes. […]

Menswear 2012: Definitely Not Run of the Mill

December 8, 2011


I’m ashamed to admit, I’m a little late to the party. Run Of the Mill stopped taking orders for their shoes on 26 November, but yet here I am with a small write up because I do believe theirs is a shop that is definitely not run of the mill. Beautiful, well crafted and coming […]