Author Archives: Chris Clark

How casual is ‘casual’ ? by Guillaume Bo of MNMS

Nowadays casual means everything and…nothing. Originally, gentlemen had to wear suits in town. Casual meant country. Casual meant colours. Casual meant more “room for manoeuvre” Thanks to our first article dedicated to dress or formal shoes, you know what you should … Continue reading

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Shoe style guide by Nicola Radano

  Ciao a tutti, oggi sono qui per darvi alcuni consigli e aiuti, su come scegliere il modello di scarpa adeguato in base alle diverse occasioni. Vediamo di seguito,alcuni modelli dai pià classici ai pià casual. Hello everyone, today I … Continue reading

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Gui’s gift guide

In the latest of our series of guest blog articles by fashion guru Guillaume Bo, he has compiled a short guide to help you chose the right shoes for your loved ones. You have a great idea that you want … Continue reading

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England vs Italy by Guillaume Bo of Men Need More Style

England vs Italy. No, it’s not a football game. This is about their very different styles. For decades, a gentlemen had to choose which he wanted to follow. The British school is all about rules and codes that are very … Continue reading

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What is a ‘last’ shape and why is it important?

Without doubt one of the biggest questions when buying a handmade, lasted shoe is, ‘will shoes made on this last shape fit me?’ Firstly I will try and explain exactly what a last is. If you can picture a wooden shoe … Continue reading

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How to polish a calf and suede shoe:

We receive many calls from our customers asking us about polishing shoes, the best techniques and products to use. We have put a video showing basic polishing and bulling techniques on our youtube channel. But this blog post is aimed … Continue reading

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