Quick Tip: Toe Taps

Pictured above is the sole of my derby shoe that has reached its demise. And only just after one year of wear. What's wrong with them? The toes have worn out. Almost completely. Shoe heads can also tell that the sole's blind-stitch is exposed. It's the little flap sticking out. I expected that sooner or … Continue reading Quick Tip: Toe Taps

Whitcomb and Shaftesbury: Foreign-Bespoke Trouser Consultation

Some of you might be wondering why I've moved on from MTM trousers to foreign bespoke. I mainly wanted the expertise and guidance of a tailor who would cut my trousers in-house. I also appreciate hand finishing on trousers. The trousers are £465, excluding 15% import duties. It's cheaper than bespoke entirely made in London. … Continue reading Whitcomb and Shaftesbury: Foreign-Bespoke Trouser Consultation