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SHOE PORN: Herring Shoes Carnaby brogues

 We cant get enough of a good pair of shoes here at Brandish, so today we’re introducing an occasional new feature called SHOE PORN, where we binge and indulge on one of our favourite pairs. Kicking things off in fine fashion is Herring Shoes’ Carnaby brogue. A full (wingtip) brogue on the 386 last, it’s made of gorgeously detailed tan calf …

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Gerald LynchSHOE PORN: Herring Shoes Carnaby brogues

Herring Shoes launch two-tone Harvard II brogues

You can bet your life on a pair of brogues, the Brandish go-to style that no fashion conscious gent’s wardrobe should be without. One of our favourite family-run British brands Herring, who’ve been churning out beautiful brogues both traditional and modern since 1966, have just revealed their latest line: the Herring Harvard II. A two-tone saddle brogue line-up, they’re part …

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Gerald LynchHerring Shoes launch two-tone Harvard II brogues
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10 pairs of Brogues to put the Spring in your step

Ah, a good old pair of Brogues; the work horse of mens’ wardrobes across the globe, they’re the one pair of shoes as comfortable in the boardroom as they are down the pub. The little pock-marked shoe has come a long way from its humble beginnings as cross-country footwear in Scotland and Ireland (the little holes were intended as drainage …

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Gerald Lynch10 pairs of Brogues to put the Spring in your step

Princes Vintage

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Princes Vintage is a cut above your average eBay store, there’s no risk of looking like a mismatched musty throwback with the goods they have on offer. Here is a selection of hot items for summer and trusty wardrobe staples:

Make no mistake, rucksacks are back and this leather one is smart enough for formal occasions. Every man needs a good suit, and if you can find a vintage one that fits well hold onto it for dear life, similarly a quality pair of vintage brogues will last an eternity and they go with a wide variety of looks.

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Stately homo: time for some eccentric grandad chic

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Having lost not inconsiderable time exploring in blogworld this morning, if there’s one thing I’ve learnt – thanks to Mister Mort – it’s that old guys have the best style, and young guys wearing old guy style have all the best fun. Here’s a fun collection of items to give you that gentlemanly, eccentric beyond your years appeal.

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Colin ChapmanStately homo: time for some eccentric grandad chic

Brandish Inspiration: Topman Latest Trend- Block Heads

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For AW08-09, Topman has created a video showcase of their latest collection- Block Heads. Model James Mclean poses in what Topman tells is a trend “inspired by the look of a Dickensian gypsy mixed with influences from the deep south.” We get a glimpse of what we will no doubt be wearing by Christmas and the video really projects what the look is all about- a poetic Grunge with not a slight hint of Luke Worrall.

“Bib front t-shirts are worn under a waistcoat and double breasted cardigans, topped off with a black padded donkey jacket for a military feel. Big accessories for this trend include a selection of trilby hats and scarves worn with tweed trainers or brogues.” Winter’s never looked so good!

Check the video here.

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Swear and Cassette Playa bring you the Playa 1

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Bored of Brogues? If so then perhaps these imaginatively named Playa 1’s are for you. Available now from Swear this is their second collaboration with Cassette Playa, best known for bright and colourful t-shirts and apparel.

Bored of Brogues? If so then perhaps these imaginatively named Playa 1’s are for you. Available now from Swear this is their second collaboration with Cassette Playa, best known for their bright and colourful t-shirts.

Bored of Brogues? If so then perhaps these imaginatively named Playa 1’s are for you. Available now from Swear this is the second collaboration between Swear and Cassette Playa, best known for their bright and colourful t-shirts.

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Jonathan SmithSwear and Cassette Playa bring you the Playa 1

Miu Miu Brown brogues

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Seeing as this is the last Miu Miu
collection ever, why not get a timeless piece that you can still wear in a few
years time? While round toes are in fashion now, they’re also the most
versatile and durable style of shoe, tending to outlast the faddier pointy toe.

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