The Apres Ski boots from Ludwig Reiter: A Review

December 23rd 2022

By Tony Sylvester. I used to travel to Oslo regularly for a decade or so. A beautiful city, but not one abundant with window shopping options for those interested in menswear. One of the exceptions was Cavour; slap bang in the well-heeled part of to...

The Apres Ski boots from Ludwig Reiter: A Review

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Keep in mind that Agnelli wore those types of boots to stabilize a badly damaged ankle, the result of a car accident in the 1950s. Which was itself a result of being caught in deli to by Clementine Churchill, his paramou...

ShoesDecember 23rd 2022

My desk

July 5th 2017

Many readers said they liked the personal, behind-the-scenes approach of Plaza Uomo's cover story on me last year. Here, then, is another angle. My desk, where I write most of these posts, and therefore probably the most important Permanent Style-r...

My desk

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Hey Bolaji, Yes, I've written comprehensively about moths here. This desk also opens up into a flat surface - you couldn't work on that angle...

Glasses and jewellery - Hanks and scarvesJuly 5th 2017

Ludwig Reiter shoes – Factory visit

December 15th 2016

Ludwig Reiter is an old shoemaker used to catering to a wide variety of customers. It sells bags, sandals and trainers alongside oxfords and brogues, for both men and women. Many of the styles also look a little old fashioned, but there are some hid...

Ludwig Reiter shoes – Factory visit

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Yes that would be a decent comparison. Reiter make a much wider range of shoes though...

ShoesDecember 15th 2016

The Rake collaborations

April 21st 2016

I’ve had a few questions from readers as to my views on The Rake’s new collaborations – products that the magazine started selling on its site a couple of months ago. I’ve seen most of them first hand, inde...

The Rake collaborations

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The Husaren boots are the ones I had in mind to be worn in wintery blizzards with your new Sexton Great Coat....

Hanks and scarves - ShoesApril 21st 2016