journal: shell cordovan

Deer Bone Restock

Abbeyhorn Deer Bone

The Chelsea boot was designed for its ease of slipping on and off. In addition the whole-cut forepart and elastic gussets, Edward Green creates a boot that fits like a glove, or (to be more precise), like a sock. This boot is perfectly urban and versatile, wearing well with just about anything.

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Abbeyhorn Deer Bone

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

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The Fold restock

The Fold wallet
The Fold wallet

A wise old gambler once said, “You gotta know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em.” Sage advice, no doubt, and exactly what our Fold wallets are all about.

These svelte sheaths are about as low tech as you can get: just a single piece of Horween shell cordovan, three folds, and voila — your cash is snugly secured in horse ass leather for safekeeping. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Small: 2.5″ x 2.75″ folded, fits U.S. Dollars and no credit cards
Large: 2.5″ x 3.5″ folded, fits all international currencies plus a credit card or two

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Alden x Leffot Longwing, Color 8

Alden x Leffot Longwing, Color 8, Antique Edge
Alden x Leffot Longwing, Color 8, Antique Edge
Alden x Leffot Longwing, Color 8, Antique Edge
Alden x Leffot Longwing, Color 8, Antique Edge

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

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Kreis Bleecker Belt Re-stock

Kreis Bleecker Belt
Kreis Bleecker Belt
Kreis Bleecker Belt
Kreis Bleecker Belt

We’ve just restocked our popular shell cordovan Bleecker Belt in black, color 8, bourbon, and mocca. Kreis makes these belts of genuine Horween shell corodvan, so they’re the perfect match to your longwings or plain to bluchers. They’ve crafted leather goods in Germany since 1963. There aren’t many shell belts around these days, and Kreis makes them as good as they get.

Features: Shell Cordovan, 35mm Wide, Brushed Nickel Buckle

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Alden x Leffot Indy Chukka

This ankle-height Indy is made in Horween’s classic color 8 shell cordovan. Commando soles keep you high and dry through anything. Wear them with a pair of raw denim for an easy, stylish look.

Features: Trubalance Last, Color 8 Shell Cordovan, Commando Soles

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Alden x Leffot Indy Chukka