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Quoddy Kennebec Chukka, Whiskey Cavalier

Quoddy’s Kennebec Chukka is designed for casual, comfortable everyday wear. Made in Horween’s supple Whiskey Cavalier, they will form to the foot and become the most wearable pair of shoes that you own. The gum lug soles are durable and rugged, ready for lots of outdoor wear. Combined with Quoddy’s moccasin construction, it makes for a classic American look. Whiskey Cavalier, Gum Lug Soles

Quoddy Kennebec Chukka

Corthay trunk show, May 19 and 20

Corthay is arguably one of France’s most dynamic shoemakers. His shoes are elegant and ultra sophisticated, like small works of art. He began his shoemaking career at Les Compagnons du Tour de France, a venerable crafts guild. He later worked for John Lobb Paris before taking over as atelier head at Berluti. In 1990 he struck out on his own and has not looked back. In 2010 he was awarded the honor of “Master of Art” by the government of France. The Master of Art designation of France, while not widely known in the States, is not bestowed lightly. In more…


Hiro Yanagimachi trunk show, today and tomorrow

Our trunk show with Japanese shoemaker Hiro Yanagimachi is underway. He’ll be here today and tomorrow to offer his shoes in North America for the first time. A variety of samples are on hand, as well as fitting shoes so you can determine your size. Hiro offers a line with machine-stitched soles, as well as a fully handmade line. You’ll be able to create a shoe from over 45 models and 50 leathers. Fit and pattern modifications are also available. For more information about his offerings, as well as pricing, see this post on his website. Since 1999, Hiro has been making hand-welted more…



  • Abbeyhorn
  • Alden
  • Corthay
  • Duret Paris
  • Edward Green
  • Enzo Bonafè
  • Gaziano & Girling
  • Jill Platner
  • John Lobb
  • Jutta Neumann
  • Norman Vilalta
  • Optimo
  • Pantherella
  • Quoddy
  • Rider Boot Co.
  • Saint Crispin's
  • Saphir
  • Thomas Riemer
  • Viberg
  • William Abraham
  • Wolverine