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  • Oak Street Bookmakers Cap Toe Trench Boots.

    Back to Black … Toe Caps.

    Multifaceted leather footwear is a bit of thing these days, a bit like Brit-Pop, or Nintendo Gameboys, or Kelly from the original 90210. Make no mistake though, I’m all for an Indigo dyed super hide, but your original…

    17th March 2016
  • Clarks Originals Suede Weaver Shoes in Maple

    Clarks Originals at The Hip Store

    The devil is the detail, or the stitching if you’re looking at me for specifics. I suspect my passion for elaborate stitching may originate from an ongoing admiration for all things Yuketen, who are of…

    22nd February 2016
  • Footwear

    New Balance ‘Explore By Sea’ Pack

    You probably wouldn’t want to do it in these flash New Balance 997’s though. Explore by the sea that is. I mean those suede and mesh uppers would be ruined. Instead I’d wear these classic…

    8th February 2016
  • Footwear

    Saucony Shadow 5000 Elite ‘Bodega Re-issue’

    Symbolic political stand off ? Or Saucony’s latest sneaker release?  Dunno, you decide. But could we not lobby for these Shadow’s to be worn either side of the bench during prime ministers question time.…

    20th January 2016
  • Poler Stuff X Nike SB Winter 15 High Dunk R/R

    Poler Stuff X Nike SB Winter 15 High Dunk R/R

    Ever wondered what to wear on your trotters for a game of one-on-one during precipitation of biblical proportions? No me neither. But if this conundrum should ever materialise you would probably be wearing a pair of these…

    5th January 2016
  • Footwear

    The Real Meaning of Advent

    The real meaning of advent relates to a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the arrival of wee baby Christ. Roughly two thousand years later and this biblical hypothesis appears to have been substituted by a…

    22nd December 2015