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Posted on Saturday, May 25th, 2019

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New Barker Ledley SS19

Posted on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

For summer SS19 we’ve introduced the Ledley loafer from Barkers. Made in suede, deerskin and grain leather. Shod with a thin leather sole and using the Bologna Construction, makes them unbelievably, soft and flexible, an ideal style for the warmer months. Ocean Suede Dark Chocolate Suede Black Deerskin

New Barker Swanage Suede

Posted on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

For summer SS19 we’ve introduced the Swanage loafer from Barkers. Made in suede with a thin rubber sole and using the Bologna Construction, makes them unbelievably, soft and flexible, an ideal style for the warmer months. Castagnia Suede Sand Suede Navy Suede

Crockett & Jones Harlech

Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

We’re pleased to be stocking the fantastic Harlech boot from Crockett & Jones. This unique and exclusive boot is made using the finest Shell Cordovan from the world-renowned tannery Horween in Chicago. The tanning process of Cordovan takes up to six months alone, and there are very few tanners that have the knowledge to do […]

New Loake Python SS19

Posted on Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

New Loake Python Chukka Boot for SS19 The latest addition to our Loake range for SS19 is the Python. Available in two make-ups, Tan Suede and Brown Pull up. Both colour-ways feature Loake’s new Goodyear welted ‘Viper’ sole, which is both lightweight and extremely comfortable. Call by and give them try.  

New Crocket & Jones Navy Ashdown

Posted on Friday, January 25th, 2019

The latest addition to our Crockett & Jones collection is the Ashdown in Navy Scotch Grain. Made expressly for us and in limited numbers.        

New: Private White VC Moleskin Bomber

Posted on Thursday, December 6th, 2018

  One of Private White VC most versatile styles. The Bomber looks as good with denim and trainers as it does with flannel trousers and leather Derbys. Featuring a slightly A-frame fit, the garment is made up in a super-soft brushed cotton moleskin to which we have added 2% elastane (.i.e the perfect amount of […]

New Private White VC Twin Track

Posted on Monday, November 19th, 2018

The iconic Twin Track from Private White V.C. has arrived. It’s unique design, and unmistakable centre-front zip-out placket make it stand out from the crowd. The 100% cotton canvas is a complete one-off and exclusive to Private White V.C. launching after almost 2 years of intense development with a 230-year-old mill in Lancashire that is […]

New: Private White Shirts

Posted on Saturday, October 27th, 2018

The latest addition to our Private White VC range, a classic button down Oxford shirt made from Herringbone Brushed Cotton. This classic button down looks great on it’s own or layered up with a jacket. It’s tailored fit ensures a sharp look, whilst intricate touches like the real mother of pearl buttons give it a […]

New: Crockett and Jones Pembroke Dark Brown

Posted on Friday, October 5th, 2018

The Crockett & Jones Pembroke brogue has been introduced in a new colour for AW18, Dark Brown Waxed Calf. The Pembroke has been in their range for some 20 years, and with the introduced of new colours is testament to how great this shoe is. Made upon Crockett & Jones best selling last, the 325 […]

New Crockett & Jones Eskdale 2

Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

The latest addition to our Crockett & Jones range for Aw18 is the fantastic Eskdale 2. Made upon the new 378 last, it offers a heavy round toe and increased toe depth, which also boast a new sculpted heel cup for a more secure fit in the back-part, resulting in an overall excellent fit. Finished in […]

New: Reads Abingdon

Posted on Friday, September 7th, 2018

The latest addition to our Reads collection this Autumn/Winter is the Abingdon. A beautifully sleek apron double monk, made upon the elegant swan neck sculptured 208 last. We may be biased, but we believe this is the one of the finest double monks we’ve ever sold.   Introduced in Dark Leaf Burnished Calf and Antique […]