Edward Green is regarded by many to make the “finest shoes in England for the discerning few.” We’ve just restocked of some their core collection: the Asquith, Piccadilly, and Chelsea. More classic English shoes would be hard to find.
Made in Northampton for over 125 years, Edward Green’s reputation has been built on elegant, handcrafted shoes. Benchmade for quality and comfort, they are the quintessential Goodyear welted English shoe. Care for them properly, and they’ll easily last fifteen years, if not more.
The Asquith is on the 888 smart square toe last, and the Chelsea is now available on the smart round 82 last.
Asquith, Dark Oak Calfskin, 888 Last, Single Leather Soles
Piccadilly, Black Calfskin, 184 Last, Single Leather Soles
Chelsea, Dark Oak Calfskin, 82 Last, Single Leather Soles
Chelsea, Black Calfskin, 82 Last, Single Leather Soles
Gaziano & Girling’s St. James is a somewhat sauce captoe oxford. Made on the soft square MH71 last in Vintage Oak we think this shoe is among their best looking. G&G creates contemporary designs of traditional English shoes bench-made in their factory in Kettering, UK.
Founded by Tony Gaziano and Dean Girling in 2006 they are recognized as elite shoemakers around the world. Tony Gaziano will be here May 14th for our next G&G Trunk Show we hope to see you there.
St. James MH71 Last, Vintage Oak, Oak Bark Soles
Gaziano & Girling St. James, Vintage Oak
We’ve been meaning to post some gorgeous MTO shoes by Gaziano & Girling for a while. Set your gaze on these babies and image what it’s like to slip a pair on your feet.
Gable, MH71 Last, Vintage Cherry – MTO
Hove, TG73 Last, Vintage Oak – MTO
Carnegie, MH71 Last, Rustic Arran Grain – MTO
Chelsea, MH71 Last, Black Alpine Grain – MTO
Cooper, Deco Last, Vintage Chestnut – MTO
Oxford, GG06 Last, Vintage Rioja – MTO
There is no other shoe that epitomizes the traditional “Business Shoe” like a black captoe oxford. There’s no end of black captoe oxfords out there but then there is Gaziano & Girling’s “Oxford” which takes the genre to a whole other level.
The narrow waist and extended toe box of this shoe is what gives them their graceful and urbane appearance. And because it’s a perennial classic these shoes are forever in style. And for the first time we are now stocking this beauty on the G&G soft square MH71 last.
Oxford MH71 Last, Black Calf, Oak Bark Soles
The newest arrival by Gaziano & Girling is the Burlington in black calfskin. We love the formality of black oxfords but these shoes also have great style, which is something not easily found in other captoe oxfords.
That’s not really surprising to us though because G&G make some of the most stylish and sophisticated English shoes today.
TG73 Last, Black Calfskin, Oak Bark Soles
The Gaziano & Girling Oxford is an elegant cap toe that has been a staple since day one. We just received a small reorder of this most classic of shoes.
If I’ve said it once I’ve said it a hundred times no RTW shoe fits and supports the foot like a G&G shoe, period.
The Oxford in Black Calf on the GG06 Last*
Two EG MTO’s arrived recently, each a favorite derby and oxford of mine. I own a pair of the Perth and have a pair of Falkirk on order.
Perth 888 last Burgundy Crup – MTO
Falkirk 888 last Burnt Pine – MTO
I really love the brouging on the Falkirk; the thistle toe medallion in particular is quite exceptional.