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Leffot Pre-owned: A Cut of Cordovan

A selection of rare shell cordovan colors are now available as part of our Pre-owned program, in limited sizes.

Shell cordovan is ideal for making beautiful, enduring footwear, and our friends at Alden of New England have perfected its use. One of the ways they’ve done this is by using shells tanned only by Horween Leather Company in Chicago, Illinois. Add to that a group of rare colors and you have a very special combination.

Alden x Leffot JC Indy – US 9D (Cigar)

Alden x Leffot JC Indy – US 9D.
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Alden Penny Loafer – US 9D (Whiskey)

Alden Penny Loafer – US 9D.
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Alden V-Tip – US 7D (Color 8)

Alden V-Tip – US 7D.
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Alden Longwing – US 8.5D (Cigar)

Alden Longwing – US 8.5D.
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Alden Tassel Loafer – US 7.5D (Ravello)

Alden Tassel Loafer – US 7.5D.
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Alden Chukka Boot – US 8.5D (Ravello)

Alden Chukka Boot – US 8.5D.
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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 This pair in Burnt Pine calfskin and Beige Nubuck was originally made for Ralph Lauren.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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Edward Green MTOs

Edward Green Portland, front view.
Edward Green Portland, sole view.
Edward Green Portland, profile view.
Edward Green Portland, top view.
Edward Green Portland, top view.
Edward Green Portland, top view.
Edward Green Portland, top view.

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.

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Duret MTOs

For those unfamiliar with Duret, they’ve been making exceptional leather goods and belts for 17 years, paying particular attention to using the highest-quality leathers. Completely handmade in their Parisian workshop, Duret belts are crafted with full leather lining, silk or linen thread, and a solid brass buckle. All stitching is done by hand, using a thread in the color you select. Belts are available in traditional leathers such as calfskin, lambskin, and goatskin, as well as exotics like alligator, ostrich, and python. With over 200 options for made-to-order, you’ll be sure to find the perfect choice.

Duret also specializes in leather goods. From wallets and card cases to briefcases and bags, anything is possible. Made for yourself or as a gift, Duret will craft a luxurious piece of exceptional quality.

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