Who made your Ferragamo?

As men’s fashion enjoys the spotlight, more guys want to separate themselves from the crowd.   Salvatore Ferragamo, a brand where shoes are the core of their business, offers customers the chance to design their own driving shoe.  With over 10+ leathers and Ferragamo logo “bits”to choose from, the combinations can be as tame or wild as you design them to be.  As most men will continue to wear either a lace up, or slip on shoe, a driver is an elegant piece that can dress up or dress down your outfit for any occassion.  So which color will you make?

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Check this video out, and see what craftsmanship goes into your Ferragamo.

Save your sole

 

Every guy has that one pair of shoes that they love and wear until the sole falls apart. The problem with that, is you end up throwing them away and breaking in a new pair that just didn’t give you that “ahhh” factor. Enter “Greenwich Vintage Co.” Cobblers that know how to respect your shoes, and give them new life.

Zen and Max from Greenwich Vintage Co

Zen and Max from Greenwich Vintage Co

At PROJECTNYC this week I met with the master cobbler Zen, when he described his love for shoes, and how he gives his customers a unique experience, I was ready to re-craft my shoes.  Based out of Minneapolis, Minn. Zen can take your brogues, and transform them with any colored sole or design of sole of your choosing.

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Zen and Max just received the “Best Dressed” award from the Project Blogger team, so not only does the team at Greenwich Vintage look good, but they do great work as well.

For for info on how you can extend the life of your shoes visit http://www.greenwichvintage.us

Travel in style

Weekender bag by HUGO BOSS

Weekender bag by HUGO BOSS

Salvatore Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo

 

 

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HUGO BOSS

Planning on going anywhere soon? Maybe Las Vegas, maybe Atlantic City?  Forget the bulky suitcase that everyone else will be dragging.  This bag by HUGO BOSS is big enough for your weekend essentials, and small enough to carry on an airplane.  Give your feet something to enjoy, rather than the same old black or brown shoes.  Besides being lightweight, I love the contrast stitching that stands out against the colored suede.

To locate these items visit these sites below, or links through pics.

http://www.hugoboss.com

http://www.ferragamo.com

http://www.nordstrom.com

 

 

Shoe Therapy

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Founding partner Kevin Tuohy  giving a guest at the MRKET event in NYC a thorough shoe shine.  17 year old “A Shine & Co.” with locations in San Francisco, CA and NYC, is looking forward to its newest location at the Chelsea Market in NYC on Sept 2nd.  If your favorite shoes have seen better days, and need a breath of fresh air, Kevin and his team can re-sole and repair your prized brogues or loafers.

http://ashineandco.com/shoeshine-repair/

Treats for your feet

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Lead with your best shoe, as they are the foundation of your look.  Dress up your look for the office with any of these.  For more info on these specific shoes, and where to buy them, click the pictures.

Chestnut double monk strap by To Boot NY

Black single monk strap by Magnanni

Brown cap toe lace up by Magnanni

Sky blue loafer by Salvatore Ferragamo

Father’s Day

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Just discovered the greatest loafer to hit the pavement. Lightweight, water resistant, and available in a variety of colors, this is a great gift for the traditional or modern dad in your life. Whether he wants to water the lawn or hang out by the pool, he will look his best in a pair of Swims.

Summer kicks

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You can feel the weather changing for the better, and you’re tired of wearing your Chuck Taylor lo-top converse sneakers.  Take a look at the Moncler “Monaco” sneaker.  Available in white and natural, this is how you can elevate your look this summer. For more info please click the picture.