Recent Journal Entries

Ambrosi trunk show

Chicago May 1 – 210 am – 6 pm New York May 4 – 511 am – 7 pm We’re pleased to bring Salvatore Ambrosi, maker of the finest bespoke trousers, to Leffot for a trunk show. Renowned for their impeccable fit and comfort, his trousers feature extensive hand work, an extended waist band, double pleats, and a button cuff. The Ambrosi family have been trouser makers for the past four generations. The Ambrosi legacy began during the economically testing time of the Second World War. Antonio Ambrosi seized the opportunity to provide practical work trousers in a time when more…

Edward Green trunk show

Chicago May 1 – 210 am – 6 pm New York May 4 – 511 am – 7 pm Edward Green is regarded by many to make “the finest shoes in all of 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 the finest welted shoes. Our EG shows are tremendously popular. We present the largest selection of samples assembled at any Edward Green show in North America. You will have your choice of models, lasts, leathers, colors, more…

Thank you Floyd

For sixty years Floyd Gilmore dedicated his life to the Alden Shoe Company. He is a legend in the industry, a consummate sales professional, a friend and mentor. I learned a great deal about Alden and the shoe industry spending time with Floyd. We worked on so many great Alden make-ups over the years it’s impossible to remember them all. I’ll always be grateful for his patience, perspective and support he showed us over the years. To be a friend of Floyd is to be a part of his family, which is good enough for me. Because I can think more…


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  • Alden
  • Corthay
  • Duret Paris
  • Edward Green
  • Enzo Bonafè
  • Gaziano & Girling
  • Jill Platner
  • John Lobb
  • Norman Vilalta
  • Pantherella
  • Quoddy
  • Rider Boot Co.
  • Saint Crispin's
  • Saphir
  • Thomas Riemer
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