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Wildsmith shoes - Trinity loafer in review

Earlier I wrote about the new rising of a traditional shoe brand Wildsmith (you can see the post here) and when Chay asked me if was interested to give some of their pair a try, I of course was more than glad to take that chance. As one can see from the pics below the weather in Finland at the moment is not the most optimal for loafers. However I luckily got the chance to wear these already in Florence during Pitti Uomo and now I’m waiting for the summer to come. Trinity - Brogue punched saddle loafer When making the choice, I basically had two options - the “George” chukka boot in oxblood pebble grain leather and the Trinity. As...

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Wildsmith shoes - up and running again

On my trip in London I also had the pleasure to visit at Wildsmith Shoes  on Savile Row, sharing address with the famous tailoring house Cad&The Dandy. I took a glimpse of the newly launched collection and also had a chance to have a little chat with Ian, one of the new owners of the company. Unlined apron loafer Bloomsbury is definitely one of the core designs of the new collection. A modern version inspired by the classic "Wildsmith loafer". Wildsmith shoes back in the day and today Wildsmith shoes was originally founded in 1847 by Rebecca & Matthew Wildsmith in Piccadilly, London. For generations they were purveyors of English shoes and boots. Initially they started with serving and repairing...

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