Category: Thoughts


Caring for Your Shell Cordovan

My shoe care regiment is heavily based upon the well practiced “Mac Method“, however, it has some minor twists and additional specificity. I will sometimes refer to it as the “Mike Method”. Before I...


The King of the Wing

If Alden’s Color 8 Shell Cordovan is the “King” of colors, then I would propose that the Longwing Blucher is the “King” of the Wingtips. The now stock, Alden 975 (Color 8 Longwing Blucher)...


Alden “Brassvello” LWB

I wanted to start off my blog by highlighting my favorite pair of Alden’s within my collection to date. That would be what I now call my “Brassvello” LWB. It is essentially the traditional...