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Leffot Pre-owned: Monkstraps

Monkstraps come in all shapes and sizes. This week we’re featuring a selection from Edward Green, Alfred Sargent, John Lobb, and Corthay.

Edward Green Westminster – UK9.5/US10F

Edward Green Westminster – UK9.5/US10F.
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John Lobb Brentwood – UK 10E

John Lobb Brentwood – UK 10E.
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Alfred Sargent Ramsey – UK 9.5F

Alfred Sargent Ramsey – UK 9.5F.
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Edward Green Audley – UK10.5/US11E

Edward Green Audley – UK10.5/US11E.
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Corthay Arca Monk – US 10.5D

Corthay Arca Monk – US 10.5D.
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Alfred Sargent Ramsey – UK 7E

Alfred Sargent Ramsey – UK 7E.
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Edward Green Chartwell – UK9/US9.5D

Edward Green Chartwell – UK9/US9.5D.
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New arrivals on Leffot Pre-owned

Every Tuesday we release new shoes on Leffot Pre-owned, our marketplace for gently-worn, high-quality footwear. Today we’re featuring a selection from Edward Green, Alden, and Gaziano & Girling.

Alden x Brooks Brothers Tassel Loafer – US 10.5D

Alden x Brooks Brothers Tassel Loafer – US 10.5D.

This pair of tassel loafers in snuff suede are an easy, comfy shoe for summer. Wear them with white denim for a sharp casual look, or pair them with a grey suit for a relaxed business look.

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Gaziano & Girling Warwick – UK 7.5D

Gaziano & Girling Warwick – UK 7.5D.

Gaziano & Girling’s take on classic shoes goes above and beyond. Each pair is elegant, sleek, and refined. These Warwicks are no exception. Made in Vintage Cherry calfskin, they pair well with a navy or grey suit.

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Edward Green x Ralph Lauren Harrogate – UK9/US9.5D

Edward Green x Ralph Lauren Harrogate – UK9/US9.5D.

The spectator was made for summer, and Edward Green sure knows how to make them. This pair in Burnt Pine calfskin and Beige Nubuck was originally made for Ralph Lauren.

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Edward Green Malvern – UK9/US9.5D

Edward Green Malvern – UK9/US9.5D.

When fall rolls around, you’ll need to be prepared, and these Malverns are just the ticket. Made in rosewood country calf on rubber Dainite soles, they’re ideal for wet weather. Wear them on a rainy day with a pair of cords and a Barbour jacket or with jeans and a sweater.

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Alden x Leffot Longwing – US 8.5D

Alden x Leffot Longwing – US 8.5D.

The Alden longwing is a classic American shoe. Made on double leather soles in Horween’s brown Chromexcel leather, this pair is a slightly more casual take on the LWB. Wear them with jeans, chinos, or cords.

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New releases on Leffot Pre-owned

Every Tuesday we release new shoes on Leffot Pre-owned, our marketplace for gently-worn, high-quality footwear. Today we’re featuring a selection of boots from Edward Green, John Lobb, Oak Street Bootmakers, and Alden.

John Lobb Livonia – UK 6.5E

John Lobb Livonia – UK 6.5E.

The Livonia is the ultimate boat shoe. Goodyear welted like all John Lobbs, it’s a refined, elegant take on a summer staple.

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Edward Green Buckingham – UK9/US9.5D

Edward Green Buckingham – UK9/US9.5D.

Edward Green’s Buckingham is an unlined loafer made in walnut country calf. This pair was originally produced for Alan Flusser, and features a canted heel that’s slightly lower than normal.

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Edward Green Chelsea – UK8.5/US9E

Edward Green Chelsea – UK8.5/US9E.

The Chelsea is a classic. This pair, in mink suede, is an ideal shoe for summer. Wear them with white denim or a navy blue suit for a sharp, sophisticated look.

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Alden Chukka – US 12.5D

Alden Chukka – US 12.5D.

The classic shell cordovan chukka as made by Alden. They don’t make em much tougher than this.

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Leffot Barrow – UK 9E

Leffot Barrow – UK 9E.

Our Barrow boot is made on red brick Dainite soles, which are summer classics. The navy suede pairs well with khakis or jeans — particularly white denim.

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Oak Street Trench Boot – US 7.5D

Oak Street Trench Boot – US 7.5D.

These Trench Boots will stand up to anything. Made in brown waxed flesh on rugged soles, they’re a sturdy, American-made boot for casual wear.

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New arrivals on Leffot Pre-owned

Every Tuesday we release new shoes on Leffot Pre-owned, our marketplace for gently-worn, high-quality footwear. Today we’re featuring a selection of boots from Alden, Edward Green, and Rider.

Alden x Leffot Captoe Boot – US 7E

Alden x Leffot Captoe Boot – US 7E.

We’ve made this captoe boot with Alden only a couple times. It’s done in natural Chromexcel on flex soles. Wear them with raw denim or rugged chinos for a classic American look.

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Rider Madrid – US 11.5D

Rider Madrid – US 11.5D.

This pair of chukka boots from Rider is no-brainer for summer. The chocolate suede is comfortable, easy to wear, and pairs well with white denim or khakis. Try them without socks for a casual look.

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Edward Green HT Galawy – UK 7 / US 7.5E

Edward Green HT Galawy – UK 7 / US 7.5E.

We teamed with Edward Green to make this exclusive summer version of their iconic Galway boot. Made in chameleon calfskin and olive twill on light, flexible R1 rubber soles, they’re perfect for summer adventures.

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Alden Captoe Boot – US 11D

Alden Captoe Boot – US 11D.

This rugged captoe boot from Alden is made in Horween’s tobacco chamois, an oiled nubuck that’s great for wet weather. Paired with commado soles, it’s ready to meet anything winter might throw your way.

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Sell your shoes!

Sell your unworn shoes.

We all have shoes we don’t wear. They sit in the backs of our closets, gathering dust and waiting to be worn. What can we do? Sure, there’s eBay, but who has the time?

In late July we launched Leffot Pre-owned as a way to help with this predicament. We purchase your shoes either in cash or merchandise credit up front. You leave the selling to us.

We mainly purchase the brands we stock, but we also accept other brands on a case-by-case basis. So far we’ve purchased Crockett & Jones, Berluti and Camina.

If you live near one of our stores, you can bring your shoes in for evaluation. We’ll quote you a price based on the condition of your shoes.

If you don’t live near a store, you can still sell your shoes. Follow the steps in this guide and we can provide you with a quote.

We offer cash or store credit for your shoes. We base our offer on our resale price. Learn more about payment options here.

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New arrivals on Leffot Pre-owned

Every Tuesday we release new shoes on Leffot Pre-owned, our marketplace for gently-worn, high-quality footwear. Today we’re featuring a few pairs in black calfskin, which we find isn’t as hard to wear as you might think it is.

Edward Green Pimlico – UK10/US10.5E

Edward Green Pimlico – UK10/US10.5E.

Edward Green’s Pimlico is a sharp penny loafer with handsewing along the vamp. They pair excellently with a suit, and even with jeans for a smart causal look.

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Edward Green Chelsea – UK9.5/US10D

Edward Green Chelsea – UK9.5/US10D.

Edward Green’s Chelsea is perhaps the classic cap toe oxford. It does not get any more traditional than when it’s done in black calfskin. Wear with a charcoal suit or even a tux and you’ll have the sharpest shoes in the room.

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Church’s Westbury – UK 7.5F

Church's Westbury – UK 7.5F.

Of course it’s possible to wear black casually. Pair these Church’s monkstraps with a pair of dark jeans and a crisp shirt for a clean look.

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