Paris: A sartorial shopping guide

February 22nd 2016

Although Paris has never been a centre of menswear – unlike London or Milan – there is a surprisingly broad range of small companies and artisans worth visiting. More, arguably, than anywhere in Italy outside Naples. The produc...

Paris: A sartorial shopping guide

   Although Paris has never been a centre of menswear – unlike London or Milan – there is a surprisingly broad range of small companies and artisans worth visiting. More, arguably, than anywhere in Italy ou...

February 22nd 2016

Aubercy shoes, Paris – made-to-order enthusiasm

March 31st 2014

One of the loveliest things about the bespoke industry is the preponderance of open, generous people – in sharp contrast to the pretension of fashion. But while I have got to know many of our industry’s enthusiasts over the years, no on...

Aubercy shoes, Paris – made-to-order enthusiasm

  One of the loveliest things about the bespoke industry is the preponderance of open, generous people – in sharp contrast to the pretension of fashion. But while I have got to know many of our industry’s enthusiast...

ShoesMarch 31st 2014

Two pairs of Anthony Cleverleys

February 19th 2014

While meeting the impossibly nice Xavier Aubercy last week, we got talking about the archive of shoes owned by Arturo Lopez, a friend and customer of Xavier’s grandfather Andre Aubercy. Lopez was a customer of many shoemakers, and his coll...

Two pairs of Anthony Cleverleys

While meeting the impossibly nice Xavier Aubercy last week, we got talking about the archive of shoes owned by Arturo Lopez, a friend and customer of Xavier’s grandfather Andre Aubercy.  Lopez was a customer of ma...

ShoesFebruary 19th 2014

Leffot shoes: New York is hooked

May 16th 2012

My first visit in New York was, naturally, to the shoe store Leffot. When I was in New York four years ago, I stumbled across Steven Taffel’s new shop the month it opened. At that point you couldn’t get half the brands that he stocked &nd...

Leffot shoes: New York is hooked

My first visit in New York was, naturally, to the shoe store Leffot. When I was in New York four years ago, I stumbled across Steven Taffel’s new shop the month it opened. At that point you couldn’t get half the bran...

ShoesMay 16th 2012