September 3, 2011
September 14, 2009
It takes a team of skilled craftsmen weeks to wrought a pair of gentlemen’s shoes over at the England-based Edward Green. Methinks I should go to Europe to kidnap a band of artisans. The states are lacking.
Originally worn by monks as early as the fifteenth century, these were subsequently adopted as fashion: buckles and the high tongue were often embellished. The modern monk style was introduced in the 1920’s and there are a number of variations.
The leather patinas are to die for.