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A-Z of Summer

01/04/2014
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Shoetique A-Z of Summer – B is for Brogues

Day 2 of the Shoetique A-Z of Summer!  B is for Brogues …. What makes a brogue different from any other shoe?  The main characteristics of this timeless shoe are the multiple sturdy leather uppers with decorative perforations around the edges.  The Brogue actually originated in Scotland and Ireland and were originally made using untanned hide. The perforations at the time were used to allow any water to drain from the shoes if they were used to cross wet ground. The word ‘brogue’ at first was only used to describe... Read More

31/03/2014

Shoetique A-Z of Summer – A is for Adesso

The clocks went forward yesterday which means one thing, the start of British Summertime – hooray!  The days are gradually getting longer, the temperature is getting warmer and summer clothes can now come out of hibernation.  To get into the spirit of summer we’ll be launching our A-Z of summer.  We will feature Shoetique’s top picks from our new summer collection, all themed against a letter of the alphabet.  Each day we’ll post a new theme, some maybe slightly tenuous on letters such as ‘X’ but we’ll improvise best we... Read More