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Wesley Knight trunk show, April 7 and 8

Wesley Knight trunk show in New York, April 7 and 8
Wesley Knight trunk show in New York, April 7 and 8
Wesley Knight trunk show in New York, April 7 and 8

New York

April 7 – 8
11 am – 7 pm

You are cordially invited to join us for a trunk show with bespoke eyeglass maker Wesley Knight on April 7 and 8. Crafting each pair from water buffalo horn, Wesley takes your specific requests and needs and turns them into a pair of glasses that is truly your own.

Wesley first creates a pattern from scratch, accounting for your facial structure and personal aesthetic. He then crafts a wood test frame for you to try on and approve. Once the design is finalized, he cuts your glasses from water buffalo horn, assembles, and polishes them. With 40 hours of work put into each pair, this is a truly unique and custom experience.

See more at wesley-knight.com.

Appointments suggested.

Schedule an appointment


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Alden x Leffot LWB restock

Alden x Leffot Longwing
Alden x Leffot Longwing
Alden x Leffot Longwing

This pair of color 8 longwings is one of our favorite Alden x Leffot shoes. The color 8 shell cordovan longwing is the “classic” Alden shoe, a monolith of American style and versatility. Our updated version is only slightly changed from the original, but the change makes all the difference.

Made with an antiqued sole edge and per-stitched reverse welt, the shoe is lustrous and sophisticated. Built on the Barrie last with oil soaked double waterlock soles for a softer, more flexible fit, they are sure to improve with age.

Features: Barrie Last, Color 8 Shell Cordovan, Double Waterlock Soles

SHOP


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Edward Green MTOs

Edward Green MTO
Edward Green MTO
Edward Green MTO
Edward Green MTO

Edward Green is regarded by many to be “the finest shoes in England for the discerning few.” A more classic English shoe would be hard to find. Having been in business for more than 120 years, Edward Green has become discreetly famous for probably the finest welted shoes.

We recently received a shipment of Edward Green made-to-order shoes, and they’re as beautiful and elegant as ever. We present them here for your viewing pleasure.

Next month we’ll host trunk shows with Edward Green at both our stores. We invite you to join us in Chicago on May 1 and 2, and in New York on May 4 and 5.


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Leffot on the PenCities blog

Leffot Chicago on PenCities

Our thanks to the Peninsula Hotels’ blog PenCities for featuring our Chicago shop alongside Optimo Hats. Check out the article here.


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Wesley Knight trunk show, April 7 and 8

Wesley Knight trunk show in New York, April 7 and 8
Wesley Knight trunk show in New York, April 7 and 8
Wesley Knight trunk show in New York, April 7 and 8

New York

April 7 – 8
11 am – 7 pm

You are cordially invited to join us for a trunk show with bespoke eyeglass maker Wesley Knight on April 7 and 8. Crafting each pair from water buffalo horn, Wesley takes your specific requests and needs and turns them into a pair of glasses that is truly your own.

Wesley first creates a pattern from scratch, accounting for your facial structure and personal aesthetic. He then crafts a wood test frame for you to try on and approve. Once the design is finalized, he cuts your glasses from water buffalo horn, assembles, and polishes them. With 40 hours of work put into each pair, this is a truly unique and custom experience.

See more at wesley-knight.com.

Appointments suggested.

Schedule an appointment


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The story of our table

When we designed our new Chicago store, we commissioned Speke Klein to create a custom version of their +Table for the space. With a built-in bench, the +Table is a slight twist on the table that graces our New York store. Follow its creation below.

Speke Klein +TableThe table
At the Speke Klein workshop
Speke Klein +Table2 ½″ thick layers of white oak
The layering creates stability over such a large surface
Speke Klein +TableThe Table awaiting final sanding
The table was so large it had to be wheeled around on their largest shop cart
Speke Klein +TableThe finished table
Fitting the custom crate
Speke Klein +TableFinal shipping crate
All packed up and ready to go
Speke Klein +TableCustom +Table
In situ in its final home
Speke Klein +TableCustom +Table
All dressed up with beautiful wares

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