Tag Archives: Shoes

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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Nike Air Berwuda

Besides boat shoes, a good set of loafers and a solid pair of sandals for the beach, you’ll need a pair of sneakers for the summer. Start with classic white sneakers if you don’t already have a pair. But once … 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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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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The Five Best on East Dane: Boat Shoes

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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