journal: unlined

Alden x Leffot Dover, Color 8 Shell Cordovan

It’s no secret that we love shell cordovan, and since the Dover is one of our favorite shoes, we decided to combine the two to create these unlined color 8 bluchers. They’re on the comfortable flex soles, which give them the added versatility of being slightly dressier than shoes with rubber soles. If you’re a fan of Alden’s classic PT blucher, these Dovers are the logical next step.

Barrie Last, Unlined Color 8 Shell Cordovan, Flex Soles

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Alden Unlined Snuff Suede Chukka

Alden’s 1493 chukka is the perfect spring and summer shoe. The bright snuff suede and dynamic natural edging are the perfect addition to the vibrant colors of the season.

The unlined leather allows for one of the softest shoes you will find, as well as a cool, breathable feel, making for an ideal shoe for sockless wear. Oil-soaked flex soles are light and readily flexible, great for the various terrains of the outdoors, wherever you may choose to go this summer.

Leydon Last, Unlined Snuff Suede, Flex Soles

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Wildsmith Bloomsbury Loafers

Wildsmith was founded in 1847 in England by Matthew and Rebecca Wildsmith, and quickly gained a reputation for making fine footwear. Their quality and attention to detail earned them clientele such as John F. Kennedy, Prince Charles, and Cary Grant. The new era of Wildsmith is still made in Northampton in the tradition of Wildsmith past. Just as we’ve introduced other brands in the past, we’re the first to carry Wildsmith here in the US.

The Bloomsbury loafer was derived from a shoe originally designed for King George VI to wear around the house. It’s an iconic and timeless style that’s been copied by many. These come unlined, which makes them very comfortable for bare feet this summer and beyond. They’re the perfect casual shoe, but still dressy enough for a suit.

“You are either in your bed or in your shoes, so it pays to invest in both.” —John Wildsmith

Wildsmith Bloomsbury Loafer in Black, Tan, or Oak Calfskin

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Alden Unlined Snuff Suede Loafer

Alden’s Unlined Snuff Suede Loafer is possibly the easiest, most comfortable shoe you can get. These are a classic Alden model known as the Leisure Handsewn, or LHS for short, a shoe built on the Van last. Made in unlined snuff suede, this shoe fits like a sock, wrapping your foot in light and vibrant suede. With it’s oil-soaked flex welt, these loafers and light and flexible. This is the kind of shoe that you forget you have on.

We have a lot of experience with this color of suede. It is extremely versatile, pairing wonderfully with the indigo and white denim or the charcoal gray of wool dress slacks.

Van Last, Unlined Snuff Suede, Flex Welt

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Edward Green Shanklin

The chukka boot is a mid-ankle boot that tows the line between a full boot and a blucher shoe. They are built for ease, comfort, and versatility. They can be worn in a number of different situations and still look appropriate and comfortable.

Edward Green’s new Shanklin chukka is no exception. Made in unlined Mushroom suede with a rubber sole, these are a comfortable and versatile as any shoe you will find. Because it’s made by Edward Green, you get the comfort and casual style of a suede chukka in addition to the classic silhouette and supreme quality that Edward Green is known for.

202 Last, Mushroom Suede, Rubber Soles

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Alden Unlined Snuff Suede Chukka

Alden’s 1493 chukka is the perfect spring and summer shoe. The bright snuff suede and dynamic natural edging are the perfect addition to the vibrant colors of the season.

The unlined leather allows for one of the softest shoes you will find, as well as a cool, breathable feel, making for an ideal shoe for sockless wear. Oil-soaked flex soles are light and readily flexible, great for the various terrains of the outdoors, wherever you may choose to go this summer.

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Leydon Last, Unlined Snuff Suede, Flex Soles

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