Categorized as: Editorial

The Vanity of Blogging

Long evenings at home and snow outside, as well as the year coming to an end put me in a bit of a melancholic and reflective mood. So I hope you’ll bear with me for this episode of navel-gazing.

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How to be satisfied with buying less

I’ve not bought anything during Black Friday sales. And I think I’m better off this way.

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The good kind of dishevelled

Clothes look good when they look lived-in. So throw away the goddamn shirt stays.

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What’s the deal with Goodyear?

You hear over and over again that Goodyear Welted shoe construction is handmade, and that stitched construction is superior to cemented one. GYW shoes will last generations, cemented will split in moments. Let’s get it out of the way now: Goodyear Welted is, in most cases, a cemented construction. Yeah, really.

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Dressing up and comfort

Can leather-soled oxfords be comfortable? Of course! Would I say they’re more comfortable than that inexpensive pair of sports shoes I sometimes wear on weekends? No way.

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Why do I dress nice?

Don’t you look around sometimes and ask yourself: “What’s the point”?

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