Rancourt Camp-mocs

Camp moccasins are splendid to wear if you live on the west coast. I live in California and mostly wore sandals until I discovered camp mocs. To learn about the history of moccasins and driving mocs, please read Raphael Schneider's post. I found Rancourt online three years ago; they were a revived, slowly burgeoning company in … Continue reading Rancourt Camp-mocs


Alden sits rather nondescript on Madison Avenue. Inside, you will discover a tight space fully stocked with men's shoes and accessories. Alden was founded in 1884 by Charles H. Alden in Middleborough, Massachusetts.  Production continues today in Middleborough, though Alden's flagship store is in New York. There, Alden supplies their largest stock of shoes. Moises Acevado … Continue reading Alden

Crockett & Jones (Ladies)

This post will focus on Crockett & Jones' ladies line and my experience with their 617  last. Crockett & Jones is expanding their RTW (ready-to-wear) women's collection, headed by fifth-generation family member Philippa Jones, who works on design and implementation. Their women's line consists of a range of feminine, classic, and rugged styles. Many styles are … Continue reading Crockett & Jones (Ladies)