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Pining for Green

Edward Green MTO’s this time the theme being Burnt Pine Antique. It’s uncanny how great minds think alike. These gentlemen placed their orders individually and yet they’re of a similar mind, are they not?

Burnt Pine Antique is a very popular and wearable color, a warm mid brown, which works extremely well with grays, blues, and browns not to mention a great pair of raw denim jeans.

Newlyn 101 Last, Burnt Pine Antique – MTO*

Newlyn - Leffot

Ashby 888 Last, Double Soles, Burnt Pine Antique – MTO*

Ashby - Leffot

Newmarket 888 Last, H/AF Soles Fudge Welt, Burnt Pine Antique – MTO*

Newmarket - Leffot

Newmarket 82 Last, Burnt Pine Antique – MTO*

Newmarket 2 - Leffot

Canterbury 82 Last, Burnt Pine Antique – MTO*

Canterbury - Leffot

*MTO footwear is not part of our stock lines, they are Made To Order.

EG MTO Arrivals

We received some beautiful MTO’s from Edward Green yesterday. I am posting them today because I think it’s only fair the client has the first look (actually I have the first look but as your trusted adviser it’s a professional privilege). I’ve posted a few Corthay MTO’s but I believe these are the first Edward Green’s. So without further delay…….

Mr. R has created a unique version of the Newbury. To this whole cut oxford he added the winged toecap of the Southwold. This pair is in Acorn Antique with heavy burnishing, on the 888 last. Mr. R also likes his belts to match so we had one made for him as well.

Mr. C is a true shoe maven not only does he know shoes inside and out he has the vision to see how they’ll look. Take for instance this pair of Dover’s in Maple Antique on the 606 last with double leather soles. It took vision to see it in this color. It is the most beautiful Dover I’ve seen.

Mr. C also loves his monk straps as well as his stitched aprons. These Ashby’s in Burgundy Antique are also on the 606 last and very handsome. This color is perfectly suited to the shoe. I particularly like the heavy burnishing on this pair.

Edward Green MTO’s generally take 14 weeks according to the company. These pairs were ordered during the summer, which means they took longer since the factory is closed most of August. Nonetheless they are always worth the wait.