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Rancourt Takes a Creative Approach to Pandemic-Era Sales

June 29, 2020

Rancourt Takes A Creative Approach To Pandemic-Era Sales

It took only weeks of shoppers staying home due to coronavirus-related restrictions and concerns to tip some retail stores into…

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Q and Answer: Budget Loafers?

April 16, 2015

Q And Answer: Budget Loafers?

A reader recently asked where to get quality loafers on a budget, specifically, about $120. If you’re conditioned to looking…

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10 Essentials for Spring

March 17, 2015

10 Essentials For Spring

Rain Meaningless baseball Songbirds The general greening of things Cool mornings and comfortable afternoons Windows down, volume up Basking in…

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A Summertime Favorite: Penny Loafers

June 25, 2014

A Summertime Favorite: Penny Loafers

Once the weather warms up and the days get long, I often find that the best shoes are either sneakers…

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Q and Answer: Can I Wear Loafers With A Suit?

June 9, 2014

Q And Answer: Can I Wear Loafers With A Suit?

A loyal reader asks: Can I wear loafers with a suit? I rarely see it done on blogs. Yes you…

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The Language of Penny Loafers

May 7, 2014

The Language Of Penny Loafers

As the weather gets warmer and we inch closer to summer, I most look forward to when I can wear…

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That’s why I decided to wear white socks, loafers, T-shirts, and blue jeans

August 23, 2013

That’s Why I Decided To Wear White Socks, Loafers, T-shirts, And Blue Jeans

“In the 1930s there was this tendency in Hollywood to portray everyone as rich. Even if they were doing a…

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Time to Reconsider Black Shoes

June 20, 2013

Time To Reconsider Black Shoes

Black shoes have been tagged for years with the stigma of the duckbilled, corrected grain kicks that crawled out of…

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Floppy Shoes

May 22, 2013

Floppy Shoes

I love floppy shoes, particularly for wearing on warm weather days. By floppy, I mean what’s usually referred to as…

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The Charm of Tassel Loafers

August 29, 2012

The Charm Of Tassel Loafers

I really like tassel loafers. I’m wearing a shell cordovan pair now with brown sharkskin trousers, a dark green v-neck sweater,…

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Casual Summer Footwear

May 30, 2012

Casual Summer Footwear

Like most men of my generation, I rarely wear more “formal” clothes such as dark wool suits and black oxford…

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Let your smile be your umbrella

April 9, 2011

Let Your Smile Be Your Umbrella

streetetiquette: Ali of A Noble Savage  Let your smile be your umbrella, shielding you from those who would accuse you…

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It’s On eBay - Paul Stuart (by Grenson) Loafers (11C)

November 21, 2010

It’s On EBay – Paul Stuart (by Grenson) Loafers (11C)

Start at $9.99 or BIN $79.99

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It’s On Sale

September 27, 2010

It’s On Sale

Ralph Lauren Edric Penny Loafers (Made in the USA) $99 from $395 at Grapevinehill.com

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If you want to see a nightly lesson in how a suit should fit...

August 27, 2010

If You Want To See A Nightly Lesson In How A Suit Should Fit…

If you want to see a nightly lesson in how a suit should fit, watch The Late Show with David…

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