Tag Archives: Loafers

Austen Heller Peytons

After last night’s Super Bowl it seems a little disrespectful to feature a shoe called the Peyton. Brady and Manning were rivals for over a decade and perhaps the only shoe name to write about the day after that could … 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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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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Lanona Shoe Co. The Classic

The Midwest is rich in footwear manufacturing history. Most of the renowned brands are located right here. Red Wing, Wolverine, Allen Edmonds, Oak Street Bootmakers. Add to that list Lanona Shoe Co., a St. Paul-based brand offering domestically-made shoes since … Continue reading

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Martin Dingman Walnut & Plaid Bill Loafers

Just like baseball, the fall signifies the end of a season for boat shoes as well. They’re put away, ready to return as soon as the crack of a wooden bat can be heard again. As basketball replaces baseball, loafers … Continue reading

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Allen Edmonds Sea Island Loafers

How good was that game last night? At one point I stood up to walk around with my daughter because apparently she was unhappy we only scored three goals in about ten minutes and I turned around to see Japan’s … Continue reading

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Blast From the Past: JP Crickets University Logo Shoes

Somehow when pulling together items to wear for March MadnessĀ for last Wednesday’s post, I completely blanked on the University Logo Shoes from JP Crickets. Since this post originally ran in 2013, the line now includes shoes for 65 schools, up … Continue reading

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Pierrepont Hicks Sand Loafer Camp Moc

Sockless season is nearly upon us! Just last week it was frigid with negative temperatures. This weekend? It got above freezing! The snow is melting, you can feel your fingers if you’re outside for more than two seconds and socks … Continue reading

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G.H. Bass Oakes Weejuns

It’s always refreshing to see a brand that has moved its production overseas bring at least a bit of it back home. Is it more or less just a marketing ploy? And whether the quality is that much better is … Continue reading

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