Category Archives: Shoes

The Five Best on East Dane: Chukkas

Every couple of weeks I’ll take a look at the five best things on East Dane at the time, each time choosing a different theme. East Dane is one of the best shops on the web for clothing and accessories, compiling a … Continue reading

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Oak Street Bootmakers Lakeshore Campus Chukka

Class is in full swing across the country. I found myself running through the Butler campus this past week. I noticed a lot of sneakers and boat shoes, but no chukkas. Yet. As soon as fall hits and the leaves … Continue reading

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Jack Erwin Cooper Boat Shoe

Monday marks the unofficial end to the summer season, even if summer doesn’t officially end for a few more weeks. That means the days of wearing boat shoes are also growing slim. But there’s still plenty of time to break … Continue reading

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Res Ipsa Kilim Loafer

One of our layover options for our trip to Prague was in Istanbul. It was about the least expensive option but did require a much longer flight and longer layovers. Still I would have been interested to visit a part … Continue reading

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Lanona Shoe Co. Fireside

Regrettably I’ve only sat around the fire once this year. It’s difficult to do when your fire pit has rusted out, rendering it more or less unusable. Adding a one-year-old into the mix with an 8:00 PM bedtime complicates things … Continue reading

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Minnetonka P.W. Driving Moc

Driving loafers may not really be necessary for the purpose they were originally designed for, but that doesn’t make them any less stylish. And while the shoe is European in origin, Minnesota-based Minnetonka has decided to put its own American … Continue reading

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Austen Heller Kingstons

Boat shoes can get knocked for being too casual. And that’s definitely the case for the pair you’ve had for the last five years. But the Kingstons from Austen Heller straddle the line between boat shoe and loafer, bringing forth … Continue reading

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Lanona Shoe Co. The Driver

The essential travel shoe is one that is lightweight, durable, versatile and easy to slip on and off. That’s what makes the loafer a must pack for any trip. It meets all of those demands and more. And if one … Continue reading

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New England Outerwear Trooper Moc

Huckberry never fails to introduce me to new brands I may not have discovered elsewhere. Its track record is immaculate and last week was more of the same. That’s when New England Outerwear popped up on my radar and the … Continue reading

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Austen Heller Bucks

Memorial Day is still a couple weeks away but it’s more or less time to start breaking out those summer whites. White sneakers, white pants, white bucks. For a Midwest touch, try the Bucks from Austen Heller.

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