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American Style

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My favorite shoes Good taste doesn’t cost a lot.  Great style never goes out of fashion.  Flashy is for other people. A family friend I’d see at holidays and birthdays wore the same loafers year after year.  Plain, leather, hand-sewn.  From a respectable New England cordwainer.  His loafers developed the most wonderful patina, the soft […]

Alden Restoration • Cordovan

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Kenny taught me a valuable lesson.  Because something is more expensive doesn’t mean it isn’t worth more.  Better products can be cheaper to own.  Look at shoes, for instance (coming from great shoe salesman).  They hold up better and can be restored to new condition.  You get added benefits: comfort, looks, better foot health. KENNY […]

Alden Unlined Flexwelt Loafers

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SUMMER TWILIGHT WALKS!  Fresh cut grass and kids playing.  Steaks sizzling and popping over hot charcoal.  Dawn ’till dusk, dirty and barefoot.  Shoes?  Only on Sunday. Speaking of shoes, did we mention how cheap I am regarding footwear?  We discussed Alden Cordovan Loafers when my favorite $120 dress shoes fell apart after only a year. […]

Cabot Hosiery Mills ∆ Vermont

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Kenny is a consummate booster of American products.  With the family’s 3rd Generation retail chain of stores, Kenny specializes in the finest shoes made in America.  While visiting to inquire of his health, he saw me perusing  a rack of biking socks.  “Made in Vermont.  Guaranteed for life”, he quipped. “Impossible”, I thought.  Socks that will either […]