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Esquire footwear

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The Nordic — Character in Shoes

With its square front and rugged styling, the Nordic reflects its ancestry.  Adapted from a Norwegian Ski Boot — and the sensation of Continental Resorts —  Taylor-Made Craftsmen have added an unusual comfort.  Smart with flannels and all sports attire, it fits into any man’s wardrobe.

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Esquire vintage footwear

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Square-Toed Blucher Oxford

green with white, adobe with sand, all white, brown or blue with white, sand with copper, and all grey.

Sandal with “Lastex” — (Tractor Tread Sole)

natural, blue, green adobe

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“Sex appeal rises from him like a cloud of steam.”

 

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Adolphe Menjou

Donning a fur top hat & over the knee boots

 

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“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.”  Gore Vidal

 

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Esquire, 1933. Laurence Fellows

 

Laurence Fellows (1885-1964)

An iconic illustrator and advertising artist, born in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, Fellows attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and continued his studies in England and France.  His work appeared in Judge, Life, Vanity Fair, Apparel Arts, and Esquire.  At the start of the century he lived and worked in Philadelphia.  One of the true masters of of menswear illustrators, along with Leslie Saalburg.  Do yourself a favor and pick-up a copy of Men in Style: Golden Age of Fashion from “Esquire”.

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